A Cricket Match
English Essay on "A Cricket Match"
The annual cricket match between our College Eleven and the Old Boys Team was played on the first Sunday of last March. This is the most popular sports event in our college The college team included four University selected payer while the Old Boys comprised the best players of previous years who were still active cricketers.
On that day, the Principal, the staff and almost all the students and a large number of old students were present. At 9 a.m. the play started. The Old Boys’ captain had won ‘the toss and decided to bat first. Our fast bowler Shamim opened the attack. He bowled quite fast, but his length was erratic. The batsman hit him to the boundary twice. From the other end Khalid bowled the second over.
His very first ball uprooted the middle stump. The spectators went wild with excitement. The next man appeared to be more confident. He sent the first ball to the boundary, over the head of the bowler. He flashed at the next ball and snicked it through the sIip. But the last ball of the over beat him and he was caught by the wicket-keeper.