Street cricket

informal ad hoc variant of the game of cricket, played by people of all genders and all ages in gardens, back yards, on the street, in parks, carparks, beaches and any area not specifically intended for the purpose
Street cricket in India

Street cricket or backyard cricket is an informal version of the game of cricket.

It is played in many countries by people of all types and ages. It is played in gardens, back yards, on the street, in parks, car parks, beaches and other places. The rules get adapted to local conditions.They play with bat or bat like wood and use any kind of ball like plastic, sponge, paper and others. [1][2][3]


  1. Glover, Richard. "The rules of backyard cricket". Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  2. Waugh, Steve. "Backyard cricket: the official rules (by Steve Waugh)". Retrieved 5 August 2015.
  3. JAYARAMAN, SUBASH (May 2015). "Taking it to the Streets". The Cricket Monthly. Retrieved Dec 7, 2016.