Well who'da thunked that? I couldn't have been more wrong - sorry Arnold. I played cricket a lot for 20 years and my (false) memory had the cricket ball bigger than a baseball. Maybe it got downsized like Cadbury's Cream Eggs and Magnum ice cream bars? Best, J. John T Lonsdale PhD 407 Edgewood Drive, Exton, Pennsylvania 19341, USA Home: 610 594 9232 Cell: 484 678 9856 Fax: 315 571 9232 Visit "Edgewood" - The Lonsdale Garden at http://www.edgewoodgardens.net/ USDA Zone 6b > > By definition, a baseball is "9 to 9.25 inches or 22.86 to 23.495 > centimeters in circumference." That means that the diameter is between > 2.864788975 and 2.944366447 inches or 7.276564 and 7.478691 centimeters > (an average of 2.904577711 inches or 7.377627 centimeters). > > > What is the size of cricket ball? > > The ball, when new, shall weigh not less than 5 1/2 ounces/155.9g, nor > more than 5 3/4 ounces/163g, and shall measure not less than 8 13/16 > in/22.4cm, nor more than 9 in/22.9cm in circumference. > Arnold > Never liked baseball, the real ball is round and kicked around by folks > wearing shorts.