Yeah, we know, this is a baseball town. But would it hurt us to understand how this other game is played, now that we have a bar dedicated to it?
Herewith, a brief tutorial on the lingo, equipment and a few rules of the two sports.
Baseball vs. Cricket
Gloves/No gloves (with a few exceptions)
Round bat/Flat bat
Pitcher’s mound/No mound
5.25 oz. (heaviest allowed ball)/5.8 oz.
Fans keep balls/Fans return balls
Pop fly/Skier (pron. SKY-er)
An out /A wicket