The Game of Cricket Is Believed to Have Been Played Inthe Organized Form Hundreds of Years Ago. Cricket Was Introduced to Northamerica By the English Colonies In the 17Th Century Probably Before It Had Evenreached the North of England. In the 18Th Century It Started In Other Parts Ofthe Globe. It Was Introduced to the West Indies By Colonists and to India Bybritish East India Company Mariners In the First Half of the Century. Itcommenced In Australia Almost As Soon As the Colonization Began In 1788.Afterwards, New Zealand and South Africa Followed In the Early 19Th Century.