Cricket in unusual places

Cuban cricket

Bat up, Cuba

Scyld Berry's column in the Telegraph explains how a charity has been supplying bats, stumps, helmets and more to fuel Cuba's passion for cricket

Cricket, under the world

No, we're not talking about the Ashes. This particular match took place 'down under' in a more literal sense. Down under a mountain, in a slate mine, in Lake District

Cricket

Cricket from the stone age?

A visit to National Museum of the History of Sport in Orkney offers evidence of how closely sport and life are related writes Alan Tyers, in the Telegraph

The Vatican Cricket Club

The Pontifical Council for Culture has announced plans to form Vatican cricket teams - one for men, made up of priests from around the world, and a women's XI comprising nuns

England cricket

Etching culture on cricket bats

The Guardian published a series of images capturing the works of the Newcastle-based art collective, Prefab77, who recently laser-etched a number of vintage cricket bats with symbolic designs

Cricket in unusual places

Cricketing postcards from Estonia

In an article on Wisden India, Sara Torvald, a Finland-based cricket fan, recounts a cricket tour that began on an online commentary forum and ended with three teams on a cricket pitch in Tallinn, Estonia

Indian cricket

Tendulkar set for PITCH debut

Sachin Tendulkar is to star in an animated series called 'Master Blasters' that is to be co-produced by Shemaroo Entertainment and Moonscoop

Australian cricket

Madeira's latest sporting star: Moises Henriques

The Sydney Morning Herald explores Moises Henrique's birthplace of Madeira, Portugal and whether he can be listed as among its brightest sporting stars