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No - penalty runs don't cause a change in the on-strike batsman, just as a no ball or wide doesn't. The normal change of bowling end then happens, and the non striker then becomes the on-strike batsman. This is covered (or more precisely, not covered) by Law 41(3) which makes no mention of the batsmen changing ends due to the award of penalty runs.
Do you mean the batsman hits it, it goes over the boundary for 4 runs, and they keep running? In that case, no further runs are counted (bar any penalties awarded) as the ball is dead once it crosses the boundary - see Law 23 - Dead Ball. In the event that the batsmen manage to run more than 4 runs before the ball crosses the boundary, the runs ran will ...
This is covered in Law 26 - Bye and Leg Bye section 2 A(i) - the striker must make a genuine attempt to play the ball with his bat, and the umpire is the sole judge of this. If he or she feels the player has not made a genuine attempt (by hiding the bat behind the leg, for instance), they call "dead ball" (after completion of the first run), and return the ...
Section 9 of Law 18 covers this situation - in both cases no runs are scored. Once the batsman is dismissed no runs can be credited to the batting side.
Test match: lowest score never achieved by batsman in an innings is 229. One Day International: lowest score never achieved is 155. T20 International: lowest score never achieved is 82 A note on the method: I kept scrolling on the links until I got the impression that there was no way a missing lower score could appear. This was at 200 for tests, at ...
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