When the former US President and the host country leader Raul Castro watched the match between the Tampa Bay Rays club and the Cuban team. That will be the turning point of cricket in this Caribbean island nation.
Obama’s visit to Cuba this time is the first in 88 years, since the time of Calvin Coolidge, a US President has set foot on the island.
And the last time an American professional cricket team played in Cuba was 1999. It was the match between the Baltimore Orioles and the Cuban team. In this island nation, cricket is the most popular sport and once flourished.
Before 1959, Cuban cricket stars often went to America to play. However, since the relationship between the two countries was strained, the Cuban players were banned from going abroad. It was also the time when a flourishing, flourishing cricket industry died. The professional tournament is replaced by a state-run tournament.
Since then, the stands are no longer active, the quality of baseball in Cuba has declined. Nearly a decade ago, their team did not win any international titles.
Cricket stars continuously defected to the US to participate in the professional competition environment. There are famous names that have entered the All-Star team of the American Professional Cricket League.
The MLB is working to negotiate with the two governments on an agreement that could allow the Cuban cricket player to come to the US to play. Perhaps, after many years, the Cuban government also realized the disadvantage, the talent bleed when they tried to develop a closed tournament.
In the past decade, about 200 Cuban cricket players have competed in the MLB. At the Olympics, since being put on official competition in Barcelona 1992, Cuba is the country that won the most gold medals.
They won the championship three times and finished second twice. Former President Fidel Castro is also an avid fan of the sport.
There is little evidence that baseball comes from Rounders. In fact, that is just evidence of an improved game from Rounders. The goal of the game is to score, called tremor, in the language of baseball.
The team with the most runs at the end of the match wins. A run is recorded when the player, during an attack, can go through the golf course, forming a square called a diamond.
To start the game, the home team plays defensive first, there are 9 defensive players coming out, trying to prevent the other team player from scoring. The away team plays first, so will try to score a run.
Run is recorded as follows: starting from the position of the forks, each attacker will try to get the right to run. to the next base, they touched the base at that corner, continued to the next base, and finally returned to the plate, when that was a stated point. To get the right to run, will say below.
The attacker is called the batter standing at the back of the house, holding the stick, not including the handle, the handle about 1-inch in diameter. It is made of wood or aluminum depending on the version of the game. The batter waits for the pitcher to throw the ball toward the dish.
At the appropriate time, the pitcher throws the ball, towards the batter, who will try to hit the ball using the stick. If the batter hits the ball, immediately remove the stick, and start running towards the 1st base. There are other ways to get to the base, like walking when the ball is thrown. hit people.
When the batter starts to run, he will be called the runner. At this point, the runner will try to run towards base 1, when it is reached it is safe, otherwise it is disqualified. When disqualified, the runner must leave the field, where the substitutes and coach are watching the match.