The rules of Bat and Trap on Countryfile
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Learning how to play bat and trap

A report on the traditional pub game of bat and trap, said to be a forerunner of cricket, featured in an episode of Countryfile.

Ellie Harrison challenged her co-presenter Matt Baker to a game at the Ye Olde Beverlie pub in Canterbury.

Ahead of the contest, enthusiasts taught her the rules of the game.

  • 12 Aug 2017
  • From the section England