Cricket

This page draws together cricket-related information for all of Special Olympics. The coaching materials and other links will help you get a good sense of how this sport contributes to Special Olympics.

World's Second Most Popular Sport

Cricket is a locally popular recognized sport in Special Olympics. The first international Special Olympics cricket tournament was hosted in India in 2006. There are over 81,000 Special Olympics athletes participating in Cricket. Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players on an oval-shaped field, at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard long pitch. One team bats, trying to score as many runs as possible while the other team bowls and fields, trying to dismiss the batsmen and thus limit the runs scored by the batting team.

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Cricket Events

  • feb.
    06
    Pintler Plunge
    feb. 06, 2016
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Anaconda
    Montana
    Pintler Plunge

    The Pintler Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana by taking an icy dip into freezing waters. Be a part of the fun and register TODAY. All it takes is $100 in pledges and nerves of steel. Presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Montana.

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    Contact: Special Olympics Montana
    Email: tsappington@somt.org
    Phone: 406-216-5327

    feb. 06, 2016
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Silver Lake
    Anaconda, Montana
    UNITED STATES
  • feb.
    06
    Penguin Plunge
    feb. 06, 2016
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Whitefish
    Montana
    Penguin Plunge

    The Penguin Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana by taking an icy dip into freezing waters. Be a part of the fun and register TODAY. All it takes is $100 in pledges and nerves of steel. Presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Montana.

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    Contact: Special Olympics Montana
    Email: tsappington@somt.org
    Phone: 406-216-5327

    feb. 06, 2016
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    City Beach
    Whitefish Lake
    Whitefish, Montana
    UNITED STATES
  • feb.
    06
    Polar Plunge Topeka
    feb. 06, 2016
    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Topeka
    Kansas
    Polar Plunge Topeka

    Come be a Below Zero Hero by taking the Plunge in the freezing waters. If the thought of getting soaked in the middle of Winter is sending chills down your spine, you can participate in the 5K strut or be a "Virtual Plunger" by visiting www.plungeks.org Breakfast for the athletes will be served starting at 9:30 A.M. 5K will start at 11 A.M. Plunge happens at Noon, and an after party will take place at 12:30 P.M.

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    Contact: Luke Schulte
    Email: schultel@ksso.org
    Phone: 620-408-4450

    feb. 06, 2016
    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Lake Shawnee Swim Beach
    3300 Croco Road
    Topeka, Kansas
    UNITED STATES
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