Origins of cricket

There are a number of words that could have been the source of the word cricket. In old French, the word criquet meant a type of club. In Flemish, krick(e) means a stick and in old English, cricc or cryc means a crutch or staff. Van Lill's South African Sports Trivia, Dawid van Lill (Zebra)

There are a number of words that could have been the source of the word cricket. In old French, the word criquet meant a type of club. In Flemish, krick(e) means a stick and in old English, cricc or cryc means a crutch or staff. Van Lill's South African Sports Trivia, Dawid van Lill (Zebra)

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