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I cannot speak to cricket, but in baseball there is a system of who has precedence in a fly ball situation: Outfielders have precedence over infielders Infielders have precedence over the catcher and pitcher Catchers have precedence over the pitcher When it comes to who has precedence within the outfield, or infield it is as follows: The center fielder ...
No, a batsman can only be out Stumped when the wicket is broken by the wicket-keeper, according to Law 39 (Stumped) The striker is out Stumped...when his wicket is fairly put down by the wicket-keeper without the intervention of another fielder. If the slip fielder breaks the wicket with the batsman out of his ground, it is a Run out, as defined in ...
Yes it does - he has an unusual (to some ears) way of pronouncing the word "two", with a little whistle involved. This has been emphasised by some comedians, particularly Billy Bermingham in his (very funny) 12th Man series.
Assuming that (s)he starts on strike, hits 5 sixes and then runs 3 for the 6th ball, so constantly on strike. (S)He does this every over, (s)he scores 33*50=1650!!! (S)He hits the final ball for 6 instead of 3 as no longer needs to maintain the strike, bringing the total to 1653!
There's no limit - a bowler can stop in his run-up as often as he likes, and a batsman can pull out of a delivery as often as he likes. In practice, the umpire will have a word if he feels the players are messing about, and it doesn't happen too often. Note, though, that if a batsman pulls away, and the bowler actually delivers the ball, if the batsman ...
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