PipeChat Digest #3294 - Thursday, December 12, 2002
 
Rounders and Cricket
  by "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net>
 

(back) Subject: Rounders and Cricket From: "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net> Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 03:11:09 -0500   > This message is in MIME format. Since your mail reader does not = understand this format, some or all of this message may not be legible.   --B_3122507469_3204813 Content-type: text/plain; charset=3D"ISO-8859-1" Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable   On 12/12/02 2:30 AM, "Colin Mitchell" <cmys13085@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:   > How do the rules differ from Cricket? >=3D20 A much shorter list would be the similarities: Played by two teams of = equa=3D l size usually outdoors, involving =3DB3pitching,=3DB2 =3DB3hitting=3DB2 = something, and =3DB3running=3DB2 a prescribed course. After that, everything is = different. For example, it=3DB9s entirely possible to play an ENTIRE baseball game (or a softball game, which is similar, with a slightly larger ball and different pitching style) within a span of 24 hours. The two games are about as similar as the sonata form and a Yorkshire pudding: each is great in its own context, but there is not much of a relationship otherwise.   Alan     --B_3122507469_3204813 Content-type: text/html; charset=3D"ISO-8859-1" Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable   <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Rounders and Cricket</TITLE> </HEAD> <BODY> <FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman">On 12/12/02 2:30 AM, &quot;Colin = Mitchell&quot=3D ; &lt;cmys13085@yahoo.co.uk&gt; wrote:<BR> <BR> </FONT><BLOCKQUOTE><FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman">How do the rules = differ fro=3D m Cricket? <BR> <BR> </FONT></BLOCKQUOTE><FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman">A much shorter list = would =3D be the similarities: &nbsp;Played by two teams of equal size usually = outdoor=3D s, involving &#8220;pitching,&#8221; &#8220;hitting&#8221; something, and = &#=3D 8220;running&#8221; a prescribed course. &nbsp;After that, everything is = dif=3D ferent. &nbsp;For example, it&#8217;s entirely possible to play an ENTIRE = ba=3D seball game (or a softball game, which is similar, with a slightly larger = ba=3D ll and different pitching style) within a span of 24 hours. &nbsp;The two = ga=3D mes are about as similar as the sonata form and a Yorkshire pudding: = &nbsp;e=3D ach is great in its own context, but there is not much of a relationship = oth=3D erwise.<BR> <BR> Alan<BR> </FONT> </BODY> </HTML>     --B_3122507469_3204813--