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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.


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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.


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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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