Even if you were born and raised on the sport, cricket can be confusing. What’s a test match? Why do they call that little rectangle on the field the “pitch”? Why on Earth does a match take three to five days? Why are the announcers so freakin’ boring? (Answer: Because they’re typically British and too reserved to yell like Dick Vitale.) Most Americans think of cricket as really boring baseball, and they’re halfway right: Cricket is the predecessor of America’s national pastime. But to the rabid fans across the globe, this game is far from boring. It’s the sport of kings, we tell... More >>>