Here’s a fun fact about cows and cricket, in light of the qualification of teams from Jersey and Guernsey for the European Regional Finals, which gives them a chance to play the 2020 World T20 Qualifiers!

A cow shot in Cricket was a wild and risky shot which was considered to be mostly played by players with little knowledge of, or ability to apply, the more difficult techniques of the game. Such players were supposed to be particularly prominent in the type of cricket played in rural or agricultural areas, where players did not have exposure to more sophisticated methods of playing. Such shots are also called “agricultural”. In modern day cricket, cow corner is a fielding position, named so because that is where ‘cow shots’ are intended to go.


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