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No avoiding the cricket – embrace it with a game

Cricket in a bag

The Ashes are upon us, no avoiding it in the news, time to embrace the willow, wicket and seam (sic) interested for a few weeks. Load yourself up with some cricketing terms and not be stumped as the banter gets lively as we give the Australians a lesson on home turf. AS the games are at an odd hour for us Brits, perhaps it’ll be hard to keep up on the TV coverage live so grab some cricket based games and immerse yourself in the game for the coming weeks….

Owzat cricket game
Owzat cricket game

Owzat is described as having the thrill of the test match, we find our thrills in this 20 day long cricketing format in the edited highlights version – and we love it. This die based game is straightforward enough, pocketable and the perfect excuse to shout cricketing terms out loud down the pub.

top trumps cricket
top trumps cricket

There’s always space for a pack of Top Trumps, this Cricket pack is less than a fiver, Owzat? – Check out if Villiers have more runs than Dhoni?


We have this 3D Super Cricket table-top game might well knock you for 6! Feature filled with a spring loaded bowler who can bowl the ball from different heights and speeds, a trigger action batsman and magnetic fielders – looks like a Yorker!






About Peter Jenkinson

Peter Jenkinson
Toyologist Pete Jenkinson regularly writes about toys in national newspapers like The Sun and The Mail. This super-dad has an unmatched passion and dedication for trying and testing the latest, coolest and most interesting offerings from the world of toys.

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