Cricket is thought to be quite a sedate game and a game for the elite but it is far from that. Cricket is played in most if not all of the Commonwealth countries and is the second most popular game worldwide after football.
Last Wednesday night the Barbados team played a the Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club at Kensington Oval in Barbados. I captured quite a few images that I’m going to make an extended post from on April 3rd, 2012, but I wanted to share a few images with cricket lovers right away. Here is the match report, congratulations are in order for the Outlaws.
In the upcoming post I’ll be focusing particularly on the bowlers and I’ll be sure to give you some tips for shooting sports photography at night also.
Here are a couple more panoramas created during a live night cricket shoot at Kensington Oval in Barbados, the teams playing were The Barbados team and Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club – UK. Expect a full gallery to follow in early April. (click on images for a larger version)
Kensington Oval is home to cricket in Barbados and some say the Caribbean. What is cricket you ask; Cricket is a game played between 2 teams of 11 players each. Cricket is an old colonial game and is played in the entire British Commonwealth. Continue Reading
This was a friendly game between Wanderers Cricket Club in Barbados and The Newcastle Lashers from the UK .
I was lucky enough to be invited to watch it and naturally took my camera along. It is nice to have virtually the entire Kensington Oval to yourself, even nicer when you can circle the entire boundary during the game and not have security chasing you