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A wide is always a wide, and always gives one run to the batting team. It doesn't matter if the batsman was out from the ball, whether that be run out, stumped or any of the other ways a batsman can be out from a wide. This is explicitly covered in Law 25.5: Penalty for a Wide A penalty of one run shall be awarded instantly on the call of ...
In this document, there is no where mentioned minimum age limitation so it can be smoothly assumed that there is no minimum age limit
It completely depends on the venue. A "traditional" cricket tea in the UK & Ireland would consist of sandwiches, cakes and scones, with hot tea, but traditions vary across the world. In general, though, the venue provides the catering, and what's served depends on cost, budget, dietary requirements of players & officials and tradition.
No, the laws of cricket (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caught) clearly state that a batsman can only be out caught if the fielder catches the ball fully within the field of play without it bouncing after touching the batsman's bat or glove. There are other modes of dismissal (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laws_of_cricket#Ways_to_get_out) none of which involve ...
Yes its allowed, and someone has done it now! During Worcestershire's stint in the field, their captain Daryl Mitchell asked wicketkeeper Ben Cox to ditch his gloves and pads and become an extra fielder - leaving no one behind the stumps. The ploy developed as an extension of MS Dhoni's decision to stand back to the spinners while keeping for India in the ...
I just found out that the idea of clouds and overcast conditions assisting swing is essentially an Urban Legend, and also the result of Confirmation Bias. As NASA scientist, Dr Rabindra Mehta, who has studied the aerodynamics of cricket balls for three decades, remarks here: The reason why it is believed weather conditions matter is psychological. The ...
Having researched, I can not find any instance where man of the series has been awarded to two players from the same team, there have been instances of the single award being shared as described in the top link you provide. Where there is a seperate award for each team I have been unable to find any sharing.
When the match has lunch and tea, Lunch is usually a warm meal, with Tea being sandwiches, cakes etc. Lunch would typically be something like pasta or perhaps chicken and rice. The last all day game I umpired in we had a chicken currey with Rice.
The Bowling index is the Bowlers average multiplied by runs conceeded per ball (This calculation is mentioned in this article). The Batting index (at least as defined by NatWest T20) is the sum of the batsmans run rate and his strike rate. (As mentioned in this article).
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