Cricket Culture


Cricket terminology can be found in the titles of works of literature, song and film as well as band names. Here are just a few examples…


Angela’s Ashes

Catcher in the Rye




Delivery Man

Dukes of Hazzard

Edge of Seventeen

This is England

Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest

Legends of the Fall

Match Point

The Mighty Ducks

The Net

Paddington Bear (Get awayable with?)

Point Break

Run Fatboy Run

A Single Man

Six Degrees of Separation

300: Rise of an Empire (Admittedly any film with a number in the title could make the list!)


Bat out of Hell

Edge of Glory


Iron Maiden


Spin Doctors

Of course it’s unlikely that any of the above were actually named with cricket in mind. For the record, I’ve ignored the works of The Duckworth Lewis Method and any genuinely cricket themed works.

Can you think of any good ones that I’ve missed?

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