Ad blocker interference detected!
Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers
Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.
Cricket is a Muggle bat-and-ball sport played between two teams consisting of eleven players each. The sport never found favour in the wizarding world, unlike rugby, which gained magical fans after Angus Buchanan, a Squib, began playing for the Scottish rugby team. The chief sports writer of the Daily Prophet, writing in 1902, dismissively described the game thus: "A Beater who is unable to fly defends three sticks instead of a hoop, while a Snitch without wings is thrown at the sticks. That's it. Sometimes for several days."
In addition to rugby, Angus Buchanan enjoyed cricket, and was said to be a "natural" at it. The skills that made him excel at the sport were developed by helping his magical siblings catch Golden Snitches in the back garden of his family's home as a child.
- Pottermore (Mentioned only)