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An alternative darts game, played socially, using a standard dartboard and darts. Darts cricket is contested by two payers or two teams of equal numbers.
Darts cricket is a recognized game and as such is widely played, the exact popularity is hard to attain as games are played unofficialy.
Darts cricket in common with standard darts is normally played in doors and can be played any where there is room to hang a dartboard and throw the darts a distance of eight feet.
Any age of either sex can play darts cricket making it an ideal family entertainment. Children should be supervised until responsible enough to throw sharp darts safely.
All abilities can play darts although a good aim and steady hand are an advantage, as is hand eye co-ordination.
The game darts cricket starts with the toss of a coin, the winning team deciding whether to bat or bowl. Each player throws one dart in turn, turns are alternative between the two teams. When batting a team tries to score as many runs as possible, when bowling to take wickets by scoring inner bulls. After five wickets have been taken the teams change rolls. The team with the highest batting score wins the game.
As this activity is played purely for pleasure there is no necessary level of dedication, although as with all games of accuracy practise does improve your aim.
There are no recognised competitions to be entered in darts cricket, it played purely as a fun alternative to darts, it does improve throwing accuracy for the standard game of darts.
Darts 200, Darts football 755, Darts Round the Clock 756, Crown Darts 766.
A dartboard can be purchased from around twenty pounds, and a set set of darts the same. Cheaper children's play sets can be found. Once you have a dartboard and darts there are no further costs.
Level of Demand
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