Hello there! A game of cricket usually requires a bat, a ball, two sets of stumps or wickets, and two teams of 11 players. When using a leather ball, similar to a baseball, protective equipment such as helmets and guards are highly recommended.
Improvisation is required if you cannot find stumps or wickets. For example a garbage can will do.
Competitive matches require umpires, officials who ensure that the rules are followed.
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