CC Beach Cricket 2009(video included)

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  1. Matty

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    Hey peoples,
    now for all that don't know how to play,me & a few fellow aussies can show yas how its done..beach cricket is fun,its actually a proper sport over here in oz...
    now who would be keen?we can start up teams now,or closer to the date but i need soem suport if people are keen to learn & have some fun with this?!
    all we need a bat,3 stumps & a tennis ball or two...thats it(hopefully some flat sand to make the ball bounce ok)

    Ok now for those who dont know...have a look at how it works
    http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=JOnBQlHq9nk&feature=related

    Then followed by some cold brews or brews while you play!!!
    Cancun beach cricket baby,who's bowlin with me?lol :D
     
  2. Boxy

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    My party of 3 will be in the England team. I've seen that you can either use the water for out, or making good catches. What do you play?

    There coming home, There coming home, There coming, The Ashes are coming Home.
     
  3. rikib004

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    I'm hoping I play like old Hicksy!!! bloody hell that was some great batting!

    OK Matty maybe you should make an official rules post?
     
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    looks pretty cool!
     
  5. Matty

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    Ok here we go with the beach cricket rules....if u have questions on any let me know!!!



    Beach Cricket RulesTOURNAMENT
    Knockout tournament - winning team goes through to the next round
    Players enter at their own risk

    TEAMS 6 players per team

    RULES BattingBatters in pairs (3 pairs per team)
    Each team faces 12 x 4 ball overs
    Each batting pair receives 4 overs
    Each batting pair starts with 50 runs
    A hit into the water is worth 10 runs
    Batters lose 20 runs if caught in the water
    Batters lose 5 runs per dismissal and change ends
    No LBW
    Bat at one end only
    BowlingEach bowler bowls 2 overs
    Under arm bowling allowed
    When bowled, ball must land on batters' side of marked line or no ball declared
    Wides and No balls are not re-bowled (except in last over). Wides & No balls are worth 2 runs
    Next delivery after a wide or no ball is a free hit to batter (only run out rule applies with a free hit)
    Bowlers may only have a maximum of 4 steps in run up
    FieldingFielding team must at all times have 2 players on leg side, 2 players on off side, 1 wicketkeeper and 1 bowler
    All fielders rotate positions clockwise at the end of each over
    No fielder within 10m of batter
     
  6. Fletch

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    this is going to end bad :)
     
  7. Boxy

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    Awsome! Can't wait.

    Maybe add a bit of fun into it..... everytime you are dismissed, you have to down a beer :D
     
  8. Fletch

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    i shall be drinking WHILE I play :)
     
  9. Matty

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    hahaha yes indeed..a beer downed penalty to add spice to the game...& we'll be in ancun so more beers the merrier my friends!!!

    :lol:
     
  10. rikib004

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    Also if the bowler gets hit for 6 he/she has to neck some tequila :D
     
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