16 January 2010
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Q.What are ashes in cricket?
A.The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England & Australia. It's named after the trophy - an urn said to contain burnt bails from an 1882 game.
Q.What is the meaning of the number, beneath the three lions on the england cricket shirt?
A.The number beneath the England Cricket badge represents the number of players to have represented the country, so the 635th player would have 635.
Q.Which country was the game of cricket first invented?
A.Cricket was invented in England. The first formalised rules for the games were laid out in 1744 by the London Cricket Club. Test matches began in 1877.
Q.Who wrote the music to b b c cricket theme
A.The theme tune used for the BBC's Test Cricket was 'Soul Limbo' by Booker T. & the MGs. They also had a hit with the instrumental 'Green Onions'.
Q.Why do you get a pint glass in the corner of a football match on skysports tv?
A.The Sky Sports Live pint logo is there to catch pub landlords avoiding Sky subscription fees. If there is no glass, they are showing Sky illegally.