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Cricketing law and general information

A full edition of the current laws from the MCC: http://www.lords.org/mcc/laws-of-cricket/laws/

The International Cricket Council’s website which includes lots of information about international matches, both male and female: http://www.icc-cricket.com/

The ICC development site: http://www.iccacademy.net/

The England and Wales Cricket Board’s website with information on matches, a fan zone and general information on cricket: http://www.ecb.co.uk

UK first-class teams: https://atheart.lv.com/sport/lv-county-championship-fixtures-2015

General information and news site: http://www.itsonlycricket.com/

Disability cricket: http://www.ecb.co.uk/development/club-cricket/club-support/disability-cricket-at-your-club,3001,BP.html%23photos=gallery_%252Fphoto-story.html%253FLphotoId%253D1356866

England Minor Counties: http://mcca.play-cricket.com/

A couple of alternative glossaries:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_cricket_terms

http://www.cricker.com/glossary/

 

Cricket History and Records

Wisden is the keeper of all cricketing records across the world – an invaluable resource for a cricket buff and fascinating for a newcomer to the game too:

http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/special-interest/wisden/

There is also an excellent website for schools playing cricket which contains all sorts of useful information and results: http://schoolscricketonline.co.uk/

The Lords website: http://www.lords.org/history/mcc-history/

The new philosophers stone which contains everything about anything: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_cricket

This website includes a detailed glossary of all the common terms used in cricket: www.cricker.com

Linked to the ESPN Sports TV station and all its cricket information: http://www.espncricinfo.com/ 

The Times of India has a dedicated cricket website: http://www.cricbuzz.com/

Sporteology: http://sporteology.com/category/cricketeology/

Coaching and laws details

http://www.pitchvision.com/the-complete-guide-to-cricket#/

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sportacademy/hi/sa/cricket/skills/default.stm

http://www.pitchvision.com/cricket-show-20-how-to-stop-getting-out-lbw

http://www.cricketsecrets.com/

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/cricket/rules_and_equipment/default.stm

Spin-bowling coaching:

http://www.pitchvision.com/cricket-coaching/course/spin-bowling-tips/25/12#/

Bowling the flipper:

http://legspinbowling.blogspot.co.uk/2010/12/flipper.html

The substitution law I mention in the book:

http://www.rulesofcricket.co.uk/the_rules_of_cricket/the_rules_of_cricket_law_2.htm

Twenty20 cricket and other cricket variants

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty20

http://www.lastmanstands.com/

http://static.ecb.co.uk/files/kwik-cricket-rules-2014-12808.pdf

Kit

http://www.barringtonsports.com/cricket

http://www.discountcricketoutlet.com/

http://www.milletsports.co.uk/cricket/

http://www.seriouscricket.co.uk/

http://www.cricketdirect.co.uk/

http://www.3dsports.co.uk/

http://www.cricket-hockey.com/

https://romida.co.uk/

http://www.owzat-cricket.co.uk/

http://www.allroundercricket.com/

 

Bat care

http://www.middlepeg.com/cricketbatcare.htm

http://www.owzat-cricket.co.uk/acatalog/Cricket_Bat_Services.html

http://shop.dreamcricket.com/dreamcricket/pavilion/pavdisplayproducts.asp?id=42&cat=Miscellaneous

http://www.cricketdirect.co.uk/catalogue/results.aspx?search=mallet

 

GirlsCricket

http://ladytavernerscomps.play-cricket.com/

 

Scoring

http://media.wix.com/ugd/0ab80b_898aee1adeee4e9f82f382e92cf90ad8.pdf

http://www.blackcaps.co.nz/uploadGallery/umpires-and-scorers/Cricket_Scoring_getting_started.pdf

Kwik Cricket scorecards: https://www.lords.org/assets/kwik-cricket-8-a-side-scoresheet-10787.pdf

http://www.printablepaper.net/preview/Cricket_scoresheet

 

Duckworth-Lewis

http://static.ecb.co.uk/files/2924-fc-duckworthlewis-2012-p365-378-lr-11946.pdf

 

Umpiring Guides

https://www.lords.org/assets/Uploads/olm-4th-edition-2010-4-10-11-10712.pdf

http://www.cornwallcricket.co.nz/files/2364/files/Coaches/Cricket_Umpiring_getting_started.pdf

and the same book from another New Zealand club

 

http://www.hamiltoncricket.co.nz/files/Cricket%20Umpiring%20getting%20started.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty20

 

Kit

http://www.barringtonsports.com/cricket

http://www.discountcricketoutlet.com/

http://www.milletsports.co.uk/cricket/

http://www.seriouscricket.co.uk/

http://www.cricketdirect.co.uk/

http://www.3dsports.co.uk/

http://www.cricket-hockey.com/

https://romida.co.uk/

http://www.owzat-cricket.co.uk/

http://www.allroundercricket.com/

 

Bat care

http://www.middlepeg.com/cricketbatcare.htm

http://www.owzat-cricket.co.uk/acatalog/Cricket_Bat_Services.html

http://shop.dreamcricket.com/dreamcricket/pavilion/pavdisplayproducts.asp?id=42&cat=Miscellaneous

http://www.cricketdirect.co.uk/catalogue/results.aspx?search=mallet

 

Scoring

http://media.wix.com/ugd/0ab80b_898aee1adeee4e9f82f382e92cf90ad8.pdf

http://www.blackcaps.co.nz/uploadGallery/umpires-and-scorers/Cricket_Scoring_getting_started.pdf

 

Duckworth Lewis

http://static.ecb.co.uk/files/2924-fc-duckworthlewis-2012-p365-378-lr-11946.pdf

 

Umpiring Guides

https://www.lords.org/assets/Uploads/olm-4th-edition-2010-4-10-11-10712.pdf

http://www.cornwallcricket.co.nz/files/2364/files/Coaches/Cricket_Umpiring_getting_started.pdf

and the same book from another New Zealand club

http://www.hamiltoncricket.co.nz/files/Cricket%20Umpiring%20getting%20started.pdf