The scenic Arnos Vale Cricket Ground, one of the venues for the ICC Cricket World Cup, is shown on the edge of the ocean on the Eastern Caribbean island of St Vincent 04 March 2007. (GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Horses cause havoc on cricket pitches at Hopgrove Playing Fields. YORK cricketers have been left on a sticky wicket due to horses invading their pitch. Hopgrove Playing Fields, in Malton Road, are in danger of being seriously damaged by stray horses regularly getting on to the pitches, churning up the ground and leaving piles of manure, it has been claimed. Richard Kerrison, chairman of Stockton and Hopgrove Cricket Club, said he feared the playing fields would become unusable.
oanna Konczak: One does not expect to see much cricket in Poland. However, there is a small but loyal group that plays the game here. This shot was taken during the Piotrowice Nyskie Cricket Festival, in the picturesque countryside surroundings near the Czech border. The players experienced some confusion caused by an uncommon group of extra fielders in traditional whites that invaded the pitch to stealthily join the game.
If you moved to Indonesia, loved cricket, what would you do? You’d carve off the top of the mountain and create one of the most beautiful cricket pitches in the world. That is what Kiwi Robert “Baldy” Baldwin has done at his home in the stunningly beautiful volcanic hills south of the former Dutch colonial town of Bogor. The ground has seen some pretty decent players too. Glen McGrath, Robin Smith, Nantie Hayward, Chris Cairns and Graham Yallop graced the venue.