Gate-ball (Thorball)

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Game Gate-ball (Thorball)
Game Family Baseball Baseball
Regions Europe
Eras Predecessor
Description

Bowen (1970) writes that “Gate-ball (‘Thorball’), as found in the early Dutch and Danish accounts is “obviously but wicket [cricket], again.”

Sources

R. Bowen, Cricket: A History of its Growth and Development Throughout the World (Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1970), page 36Bowen does not give dates or sources for the Dutch/Danish accounts.



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