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What reasons might prompt a fielding side to request the ball be exchanged for one of comparable wear?

Occasionally, the fielding side requests (sometimes repeatedly) of the umpires that the ball they are using be changed. This is not the request for a new ball regularly available under Laws 5.3 and ...
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What will happen if an umpire get injured in a cricket match?

If a player gets injured in a match, there are substitutes to replace. What about umpires? I saw a news in BBC site dated 5 July 2009 that, An old umpire of aged 72 got died after being hit on ...
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Why did Mumbai Indians get an extra delivery to win with a better run rate?

In the final league match of IPL 2014 between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai needed to win the match in 14.3 overs (87 balls). However, after 14.3 overs Mumbai could managed to tie the ...
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Are shoes mandatory while playing cricket?

Are shoes mandatory while playing cricket? No doubt it will be difficult without shoes but I would like to know whether it is mandatory or not. Any idea? Edit: Hundreds of rules are there in Cricket ...
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Is it a good technique or a bad technique to shuffle while batting?

I want to know from coaching perspective - Is it good to shuffle after the ball lands on the pitch? For right hand batsman - it's moving the right leg to reach the ball and for left handers it's left ...
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Why are runouts not recorded in cricket?

In international cricket, the number of catches taken by a player is recorded, but not the number of runouts effected by a player, even though effecting a runout is as important as taking a catch. Is ...
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How much amount should be paid for retained players in IPL?

After the IPL auction, we know the amount that the players bought for a team and they will be paid according to that. But, I couldn't find the amount to be paid for retained players. It's not ...
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First hat-trick in T-20 international

Who is the first bowler to take hat-trick in T-20 international?
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Is it permissible to wear body protection material or gear under the clothing when keeping wickets in cricket?

Can you wear baseball keepers' protective gear under your clothing in cricket?
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How the money is paid to the IPL players? [duplicate]

If a player is auctioned for Rs. 14cr and he played only 3 match will he be entitled to get his entire fees or he will be paid on a prorata basis for e.g no of match played.
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Name of an old tv show

There was an old program on ESPN/Star Sports. In this show, international cricketers used to participate in different small tasks like hitting the ball from bowling machine to the area marked on the ...
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How to Calculate Batting Index and Bowling Index?

I was wishing to understand the formula to use to calculate the Batting Index and Bowling Index in Cricket. This is for limited overs cricket (50 overs) for my club players
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When was the power play rule introduced in cricket?

When the Power Play rule introduced in limited overs cricket?
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When was the third-umpire review system entered in cricket?

When was the third umpire review system(not DRS) entered in cricket?
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What is the shortest six in cricket?

I would like to know Who hit the shortest international six in cricket? I don’t want to see answers quoting Mark Waugh or Steve Waugh’s time sixes. Since they are not accurate. The sixes after ...
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Stumped Off A Wide Diamond Duck?

If you are stumped off a wide first delivery you face is it a diamond duck? Because although you have literally faced a ball it won't be recorded as a ball faced because of the wide (as evident here, ...
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How is the WASP calculated in cricket?

We know that in the first innings the predicted score and in the second innings the predicted winning percentage will be calculated in the WASP. But there is only one formula for calculating both ...
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Is the bowler awarded an extra ball for taking a hat trick?

Does the bowler get to bowl an extra ball in the over if he gets a hat trick? If I remember right, this used to be the practice/rule earlier, but probably not so now. Thanks in advance.
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Other predictive methods than DL

I would like to know if the ICC is considering other predictive methods than orthodox Duckworth-Lewis to arrive at a result in an interrupted cricket match?
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3-0 wins in Super Over (Bowled out)

Has there been a game in T20I where the game was tied and a team won 3-0 during the subsequent bowl-out? If yes, The game was between which two teams? Who scored hits in the bowl-out? Who missed ...
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Which word is used for 4 wickets in 4 balls? Question about 4 in 4 not multiple hat-trick [duplicate]

Which word is used when bowler takes 4 continuous wickets in 4 balls? (such as hat-rick for 3 wickets in 3 balls)
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What is the length of a cricket bail?

What is the length of a cricket Bail? How many types of Bail are there in cricket? How many length of Bails in cricket?
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Who will progress to the semi-final/final in case of equal points? [closed]

I run the stats for a cricket comp, and at the end of the season the point table looks like this: TEAM P W D L FIP BP PTS Ninjas 6 3 1 2 10 6 30 Charger 6 3 0 3 8 6 ...
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Maximum runs scored in an inning by a batsman

What are the maximum runs scored in an inning of 50 overs by 1 batsman?
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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 runs can a player score in 50 over match? [closed]

How many runs can a single player score in one day match (50 overs/300balls)? No 'no balls', no wides, no extras, and no overthrows. And one more last condition: they cannot run more than 3 for any ...
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Who is Sikander Raja? [closed]

There is a cricketer in Zimbabwe named Sikander Raja. Can anyone tell me the details about him and his proper identity? I would like full information about him. Where can I find it?
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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 is the most Dangerous Pitches of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015? [on hold]

The ICC Cricket World Cup is just 3 months away and the excitement is growing as days are coming closer. The ICC World Cup 2015 tournament is going to be held in Australia and New Zealand where Asian ...
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10 wickets in an innings in international matches

I know that Jim Laker and Anil Kumble are the only 2 players who have record of 10 wickets in an innings in Test matches. My Question : Is there any bowler who has taken 10 wickets in an innings in ...
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Why odd number of players? [closed]

Almost all the games and sports involve odd number of players. And most the games involve 11 players, eg: football,cricket,hockey etc. And other games like basketball and all have 5 which is also odd ...
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Hard pain for recover crease [closed]

I am have much of the time on the RECOVERY crease/s in game of friendly CRICKET How is best line for pick up of new PITCH ? I am have much problem in back where speed has very low possible I am ...