Questions about the ICC Cricket World Cup, not to be confused with other global ICC tournaments, such as the ICC Champions Trophy, Asia cup, etc.

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Updated power play rules for an ODI?

I've read the updated power play rules which has been modified last month in the wiki. But then have a slight confusion on when can the fielding team request for the power play. Mandatory ...
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What happens if the fielder fails to walk in from outside the boundary ropes when the ball is delivered?

During the time of delivery, if a fielder fielding near the boundary line fails to come into the ground will it be called a NO Ball?
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Net run rate in Cricket round robin

Shouldn't the sum of all net run rates of the teams in a round robin be 0 at any point of time? What could be the reason for a net positive NRR?
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How many hours does a World Cup Cricket match usually last?

The Cricket World Cup Final is tonight (3/28/2015) and it's starting at about 10:30pm central time in the United States. At about what time will it finish? I typically go to bed early and get up early,...
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In the Cricket and Soccer/Non-American Football World Cup, why do the players lead children during the beginning? [duplicate]

The title says it all, really. In the world cups for different sports, the player lead children on the field. Why?
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Where to watch Free Live Streaming of Cricket World Cup 2015? [closed]

The cricket worldcup 2015 is near. I searched for some free live streaming of the cricket world cup 2015 matches but most the web sites are either asking for subscription charges or are just spam. ...
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Why there is a match for third place in football but not in cricket? [closed]

Why there is a match to decide third place between the losing semi-finalists in football, but not in cricket?
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Which song was played before the national anthem in the world T20 2014 in Bangladesh?

Can anyone name the song which was played before the national anthem in the recently concluded world T20 2014 held in Bangladesh?
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How many video cameras are used for cricket broadcasting?

How many video cameras are used for broadcasting an international cricket match? Especially for the current world T20i, they are covering the each and every corner of the stadium. I would like to ...
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Is it allowed to take the LED stumps to home after winning the match?

Is it permitted for a player to take the LED stumps or at least bails to home after winning the match at least in the final? I heard it costs Rs. 25 lakhs.
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How many overs are required to bowl to avoid reserve day in the final of World T20 2014?

How many overs are required to bowl to avoid reserve day in the final of World T20 2014? I see a day reserve day in Cricinfo fixtures.
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When the match is getting tied then why some of matches remains tie, and some goes to Super Over?

I saw so many matches when they tied, and result also comes by some very interesting plays, like Super Over, and some of the matches remains tie only. But in First T-20 World cup, when India and ...
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What is seedings in grouping the teams in cricket?

I've noticed in the T20 World Cup 2012, that India, Pakistan, Australia and South Africa were placed in the same group for the Super8 stage. All these teams have won all the league matches in the ...