Six Sentences

Post 1629.  Thursday February 8



The rules of cricket are simple.

There are two sides in the field, one is in and one is out.

Each man that’s in the side that’s in goes out, and when he’s out he comes in and the next man goes in until he’s out

When they are all out the side that’s out comes in and the side that’s been in goes out and tries to get those that came in out.

Players that are still out are not out.

When both sides have been in and out including the not outs, the game is over.

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At this week’s Six Sentence Stories the cue word is Pitch

27 thoughts on “Six Sentences

  1. Deborah Lee Feb 9, 2018 / 04:32

    I’ve always wanted to know about cricket. Thanks for that explanation…I think. lol

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  2. Pat B Feb 9, 2018 / 06:03

    Hilarious and like reading a tongue twister. Love your SSS.

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  3. UP Feb 9, 2018 / 11:38

    My only experience with cricket is Diwnton Abbey

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  4. Clark Scottroger Feb 9, 2018 / 12:00

    Thank god you made it! The use of the word ‘pitch’ in the context of a near-incompressible ‘sport’ that involved 1920s tennis garb and women with too much clothing totally came to mind yesterday and, I was, all, like ‘damn! I sho do hope Keith makes it to Sixville’
    (enjoyed the Six!)

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  5. Denise Feb 9, 2018 / 13:02

    Seems like every BBC production I watch has a cricket match. Now perhaps I will understand it? NOT. They were even playing cricket in a recent episode of Murdoch Mysteries on the CBC – Canadian. Truly a mystery to me.

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    • Keith's Ramblings Feb 10, 2018 / 01:29

      There’s no escaping cricket here! Next time you see it make sure you have a copy of the rules with you! Cheers, Denise.


  6. messymimi's meanderings Feb 9, 2018 / 20:43

    It sounds like at least everyone gets a turn at bat, unlike baseball where when your side gets three outs, even if not everyone has batted, you are out anyway.

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  7. valj2750 Feb 10, 2018 / 14:19

    I do love an English comedy, almost as much as an English drama.

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    • Keith's Ramblings Feb 10, 2018 / 18:42

      I guess it’s the former, particularly as we got thrashed at cricket by Australia yet again yesterday! We are quite good at darts though!

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  8. Bernadette Braganza Feb 10, 2018 / 17:41

    I think I still have inside & outside still bouncing around in my head?

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  9. dyannedillon Feb 12, 2018 / 02:35

    There are a lot of ins and outs to cricket….

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  10. Kristi Feb 12, 2018 / 04:52

    Well, that clears things up! 🙂

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