Play Hard, Play Fair and Stay in the Game

Whether you are playing for your school, club or representative side, every young cricketer needs to understand the Laws of Cricket and respect cricket's much cherished reputation for 'Fair Play.'

Cricket is a fun sport and should be played with a competitive edge. But all players should know there are certain boundaries which must not be crossed. The most important result in any match is that everyone enjoys themselves.

A code of conduct has been passed down through the years to make sure every match is played in the right spirit. Over the top appealing, using bad language, intimidating the opposition or umpires, deliberately dangerous bowling, damaging your kit or the pitch and outright cheating, are all examples of bad behaviour which does not belong on a Cricket field.

This quiz is designed to test your basic knowledge of the game, give you a greater understanding of how to behave towards your opponents and match officials, and help you make the right decision in the heat of the moment in a match situation.

If you answer a question correctly, you move onto the next one. If you get a question wrong, don't worry you can try again. You can have as many goes as you like to complete the quiz.

Answer all 10 questions by 30th June and you'll be entered into a draw to win a pair of tickets for Ashes Test Matches, a cricket bat from Gray Nicolls or an offer for Junior club / school to visit a local county ground. There are three pairs of tickets, one cricket bat and one visit toa local county ground to be given away. You will also be able to download and print a personalised certificate which recognises that you've completed the quiz.

To be in with a chance to win the Ashes tickets, cricket bat or an visit to a local county ground, click on the 'Register now' button opposite. Once you have entered your personal details, you can then begin the quiz.

So if the finer rules of Cricket have you stumped, take our quiz to brush up your knowledge. Don't get caught out in a game. Click the 'Register now' button and get going.

Good luck!

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