This afternoon it’s raining in Alresford and probably three miles away in Cheriton. I am the games leader for a social evening and the sunny weather plan was cricket! There will have to be a form of cricket played in the Cheriton Cricket Club pavilion using darts (I hope the board is still there). I did find a game of darts called Cricket on Wikipedia but it is not close enough to the original for me. So here are my rules:
After the practice game the batsmen will have to throw in batting gloves and the bowlers will have to hop on one leg!