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Can the batsman hit the ball after the ball crossed the stumps?

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youtube.com/watch?v=z4qaGiWt-bo Like this? –  Shaunak D Jun 5 at 11:34

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It is allowed. There is no rule for this.

Brad Haddin once(two times same match) did this on a free hit. Just because you can't get bowled on a free hit and you get more time when you play after the ball passes the stumps.- Video Link.

This has hardly happened in International cricket.

Sometimes Upper cuts, unintentionally are hit after the ball crosses the stumps.

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Good answer, nice to watch a shot like that. –  Sports Fan Jun 5 at 13:02
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This does seem unfair on the bowler though. Right? –  Shaunak D Jun 5 at 13:04

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