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Barnaby Haszard Morris

Updated Articles and Resources

By Barnaby Haszard Morris

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Jaffa Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      An explanation of what 'jaffa' means in cricket, with notes and video examples.
    • Men's International Cricket Fixtures: July-December 2014 Created: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      A regularly updated schedule of men's international cricket fixtures between July and December 2014, including India's tour of England and West Indies' tour of South Africa.
    • Ten Great Fast Bowlers In Test Cricket Created: Thursday, February 28, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Here are ten great fast bowlers from Test cricket history who combine pace, sideways movement, and accuracy to run riot against opposing batsmen.
    • Five Cricket World Cup Shocks Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      The greatest Cricket World Cup pleasures often come from the shocks. Here are five results that made cricket fans sit up and say, "huh?"
    • Retire Created: Monday, July 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      An explanation of what it means to 'retire hurt' or 'retire out' in cricket, including Graeme Smith's famous example.
    • Cow corner Created: Monday, July 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      A definition of the term 'cow corner' as it is used to describe an area on a cricket field, with a video example.
    • Nets Created: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      In cricket, nets are a set of practice pitches surrounded by netting to prevent balls from being hit far from the batter.
    • Outfield Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      A definition of the word 'outfield' as it is used in cricket.
    • What It's Like To Face Genuinely Fast Bowling Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      Most amateur cricket players will never know what it's like to face genuinely fast bowling, but these professionals offer some insight.
    • Infield Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      A definition of the word 'infield' as it is used in cricket.
    • Bail Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      A description of what a bail is in cricket, how it is used, and what dimensions it should have.
    • The Top 10 Cricket World Cup Run Scorers Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      These ten batsmen left their mark on cricket's biggest stage by scoring more runs than anyone else in the tournament's history.
    • Day/night cricket match Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      An explanation of what day/night cricket is, the advantages it offers and disadvantages it produces, and its history.
    • Five Reasons Why Cricket Isn't An Olympic Sport Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      Some argue that modern cricket would benefit from Olympic participation, but that remains unlikely. Here's why.
    • Should Cricket Be An Olympic Sport? Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      Would cricket benefit from a place at the Olympic Games, or would another international cricket tournament cause more problems than it was worth?
    • Five Reasons Why Cricket Should Be An Olympic Sport Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      The debate over whether cricket could benefit from Olympic participation evolves as the game changes. Here are a few arguments in favour.
    • Decision Review System (DRS) Created: Monday, June 16, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      A full explanation of cricket's DRS, including examples and a run-down of the technologies used to uphold or overturn on-field decisions.
    • Slog Created: Thursday, May 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      A slog in cricket is a baseball-style swing of the bat that relies on strength and timing instead of good technique.
    • ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Format and Schedule Created: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 format involves a group stage and a knockout stage. Here's the full schedule of fixtures.
    • Fielding Tips: Orthodox Cup Catching Created: Thursday, June 07, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      A set of step-by-step instructions on catching with an orthodox cup, the most basic method of catching a cricket ball.
    • Men's International Cricket Fixtures: January-June 2014 Created: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      A full schedule of men's international cricket fixtures in the first half of 2014. including England in Australia and India in New Zealand.
    • Cricket Pitch Basics Created: Monday, December 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      In this quick reference on the cricket pitch, you'll learn about its markings, required dimensions, and the types of pitch that can be used." itemprop="description" Saturday, August 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
      A collection of quotes by and about legendary Australian cricket player Shane Warne, who is considered the best leg spinner of all time." itemprop="description" Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014
      In cricket, a six is the scoring of six runs with a shot that does not bounce before touching or crossing the boundary of the field.
    • The Top Five Performances of IPL 2014 Created: Sunday, June 08, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014
      A return to jaw-dropping form for a legendary all-rounder, a triumphant reminder of a young batsman's long-established talent, and more.
    • Cricket Field Basics Created: Monday, December 31, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014
      A quick reference on cricket fields: how big they need to be, what markings are required, and the types of ground cricket can be played on." itemprop="description" Saturday, April 27, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014
      Twenty20 is a short form of cricket in which each team bats for 20 overs.
    • Strike rate (batting) Created: Sunday, February 24, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014
      In cricket, a batter's strike rate is the speed at which they score runs.
    • Net run rate (NRR) Created: Saturday, February 16, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014
      Net run rate (NRR) is a metric used in cricket to rank a team's performance in a league or cup competition. It is calculated by comparing a team's run rate with that of their opposition.
    • How Do ICC Rankings Work? Created: Friday, August 31, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014
      An overview of the ICC ranking system, including the basic points of cricket ranking calculation and the quirks of the system." itemprop="description">ption">
    • The Ten Ways of Getting Out in Cricket Created: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
      A full list, with examples, of the cricket dismissals that make up the ten ways of getting out.
    • IPL 2013: Format & Schedule Created: Sunday, March 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
      The Indian Premier League (IPL) extravaganza is back for 2013 with 76 matches in eight weeks.

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