Cricket is the most popular sport in India. It is played by many people in open spaces throughout the country.The Indian national cricket team won the 1983 Cricket World Cup, the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, and the 2011 Cricket World Cup, the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, and shared the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy with Sri Lanka. Domestic competitions include the Ranji Trophy, the Duleep Trophy, the Vijay Hazare Trophy, the Deodhar Trophy, the Irani Trophy and the NKP Salve Challenger Trophy. In addition, BCCI conducts the Indian Premier League, a Twenty20 competition.
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ricardomattos (8361) 2014-02-01 9:26
Beautiful shot.Like a painting. I like the colors here and the result of this good work.
jurek1951 (42198) 2014-02-01 11:11
a spectacular photo with attractive composition and superb details, great perspective,
Nicou (152204) 2014-02-01 22:26
C'est un sport que je ne connais pas du tout quelle vue sur ce terrain de crique vue plongeante sur la terre ocre et la vue sueprbe compo.
Bravo et amitiť
SWEETFREEDOM (24621) 2014-02-01 23:56
i like the colors of the cricket field and the view of the mountains in bg.
Subhogen (4067) 2014-02-02 21:57
Like your POV to catch the cricket field to the full extent. The framing with the wall is good. Kalimpong is so lush green, but this ground does not have even have a blade of grass. What are two slips doing over there on a dust bowl like this, they will be waiting on their haunches all day long, but none will come their way :-) Good one, thanks for sharing.
macjake (73063) 2014-02-04 21:30
awesome, thats what I want to say about that.
In Canada its Hockey, India it cricket, Cuba its baseball, Spain/Brazil it football.
love these types of scenes.
I really like the pulled back point of view, we get to see the large open spaces between the players.
the colored boards are great too.
I have to admit, I don't understand the rules of cricket at all!
mirosu (16273) 2014-02-07 5:42
Cricket is Indian national sport, if I am right. You have captured this cricket field from excellent viewpoint. I know only green cricket fields, this sandy is something new for me.
abmdsudi (58336) 2014-02-07 6:42
Grabbing moments is one of the best bits about photography and this is one prime example. The players' stark contrast in the setting pull the eye to the bewildering game and this certainly is a fantastic strong subject that you have really captured very well. Spot on compo, exposure, clarity and subtle colours.
kwekwekan (1078) 2014-04-20 10:15
I really like your vantage point over the cricket field - it is nice and high allowing for the game to take up a good amount of the picture. The other details of the architecture and surrounding landscape are very nicely presented as well. Finally the yellow / blue colour palette really makes your image stand out.