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This would count as LBW above the stumps but in line wicket to wicket is acceptable. The height is only used to judge whether the ball is hitting the stumps. see [36.1.d] https://www.lords.org/mcc/laws-of-cricket/laws/law-36-leg-before-wicket/ which directly addresses this. Ben


If the non-striker doesn't leave his crease, then the striker is out. See clause 3 of Law 38 - run out


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 ...


It will given out if the ball hit the wicket


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.


The ICC Rankings FAQ notes that Players have to have appeared in a match within the qualifying period to appear in the lists (normally 12-15 months for Tests [...]) As such, Pietersen would not "normally" count as qualified for the rankings. I don't know if this is because he's being treated as a special case due to his... unique relationship with the ...


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.


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.


In this document, there is no where mentioned minimum age limitation so it can be smoothly assumed that there is no minimum age limit


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 ...


There is no limit for minimum age. If a young player is good enough he can make into the team.


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).


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 ...

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