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Radar gun is used to calculate the bowling speed in cricket.A simple example showing the use on http://www.bigbro.in/blog/how-is-the-bowling-speed-and-lengthdistance-of-the-sixes-hit-in-cricket-measured/ How it works? Radar gun is the current or present technology to calculate the speed of bowl. Radar gun has both radio transmitter and the receiver. This ...


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According to wikipedia, "One-day cricket matches last for six hours or more". wiki


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They're not. The space on the form is optional. Section 1.2 of the 2015 World Cup Playing Regulations covers nomination of players - batting order is not mentioned. As someone said in the comments, the TV people like it, but teams can and do change it at will, as it's a tactical weapon.


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"Umpires Call" is a way of saying the decision made by the on-field should stand. The rules of the referral system say that there needs to be a clear mistake by the on-field umpire to reverse the decision. "Umpires Call" is a way of saying that there isn't a CLEAR mistake, and therefore the decision should stand.


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As you cannot be out bowled from a free hit you may score runs as the ball has not become dead. The same would happen if the batsmen was caught any and all runs are scored regardless of the catch. The free hit Regulation is here 24.2 Free Hit after a foot-fault no ball... the delivery following a no ball called for a foot fault (Law 24.5) shall be a ...


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I think batsman can get runs from that ball. The only out of no-ball is runout.


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In test cricket the laws of cricket definition of a wide ball is used. law 25 wide ball. In that a ball is a wide if it is not possible to play a normal cricket shot from his normal stance. In ODI and T20 cricket this is modified by an instruction to be very strict on wides, if the batsment can not play a scoring shot it shall be called wide. They also ...


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It's no different in cricket than in any other sport: it's dangerous for the players, the officials and everyone else involved in the game.


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The condition of the pitch directly effects the ease of playing the game. The condition of the pitch effects how easy it is for the batsmen to play shots with confidence, how much the ball will move either through seam or spin and how quickly the ball will travel off the bat. Generally a good pitch should provide assistance to all, bounce and pace for ...


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The Schedules of the ICC full members is controlled by the ICC and the member boards. The ICC have the future tours program, the latest copy of which is here. This outlines who will play whom and when. It also identifies what matches will be played and includes the ICC tournaments such as world cup. The member countries can also arrange other fixtures as ...


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Cricket is called the "Gentleman's game" and it was played by the royals in England. The considered pants was better as it would go along with their class and status in society.


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The board is placed straight back so that the batsman can see clearly the ball being delivered by the bowler. The batsman only asks it to be moved sideways when the bowler changes his bowling angle.


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Imagine a test match where the pitch deteriorates significantly over the course of the match, so that by the 4th or 5th day it has very inconsistent bounce and pace and therefore batting is much harder than it was on the earlier days. At that point, if you've got two reasonably matched teams, the team batting last is almost certainly going to lose. ...


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The general principle is that an umpire's LBW decision is overruled only if there is "conclusive" evidence from the UDRS system that the decision was wrong; if the UDRS system presents only marginal evidence, then the original decision stands. The specifics vary according to the exact type of cricket being played and are amended occasionally - you'd need to ...


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Wides are considered in test matches (and all other cricket) - however, the criteria for a wide in first class cricket and much looser than in one-day cricket; principally the ball has to be much wider than it does in one-day cricket. For a famous example, see Steve Harmison's first ball of the 2006/7 Ashes series.


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The sight screen is placed behind the bowler so that the batsman can pick up the ball as soon as possible. It is black for ODIs as the ball is white, but White for Test Matches as the ball is red. There have been length delays as the sight screen can break and moving spectators can throw a batman off.


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To answer the question in its simplest form as asked, a batsman may stand in any position he/she likes and will be treated as right/left handed based on how he was stood at the instant of the delivery. He need not tell anyone and may change as many times as he likes. Bowlers may also change the type of bowling and mode of delivery as often as they like. ...


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Phil Horne of New Zealand was a double international player - representing his country at the highest levels of both cricket and badminton. So yes, there is evidence that the skills are transferable.


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The reason for not drawing the 15yard circle is that they would overlap and become confusing to the umpires. So the circle is dotted to allow the umpires the reference point without the additional confusion of the full circle. Additionally the groundsman would prefer not to draw white lines at random all over the other pitches on his square.


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The pitch is defined in Law 7 as being a rectangle of 22 yards/20.12m length and 10 feet / 3.05m in width. Law 9 defines the creases and in the case of the return crease the minimum length of the crease which is 8ft /2.44 m behind the popping crease (the front crease) and therefore it must extend 4ft / 1.22 m behind the stumps. This is to aid with ...


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Certainly at the local level here in the uk for non serious injury we would use a player or spectator as the square leg or non strikers end umpire whilst standing at the bowlers end for both bowlers. At representative and first class level you will have a reserve / 3rd umpire appointed who would take over the duties of the umpire who had become ...


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I cant comment so will make an answer, as soon as the player would have been out the ball is deemed to have been dead. So in the case of an umpire taking a long time to make an LBW decision as soon as it is given out the ball is deemed to be dead from the moment it hit the pad.


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As @truedub says they score any runs that are run prior to the ball crossing the boundary. However from the point of view of recording the number of 4 or 6 hit they only count the cases where the ball crosses the boundary they dont count all run 4 and 6.


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There is an additional reason for the wearing of trousers. The pads warn by batsman when strapped on are quite uncomfortable especially in the past when the straps were simple leather strips, hence the trousers offer protection. In the modern era where they are cloth and padded it is predominantly tradition that dictates the wearing of trousers. Although ...


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Cricket has its origins as a gentleman's summer sport as opposed to football which has traditionally been a working man's sport. Cricket has hence had high clothing and cricketers have been very well-dressed since its nascent beginnings. Moreover, cricket during its early stages was not a very athletic game like what football is. Hence there was no acute ...


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A stumping generally happens when the bowler has deceived the batsman with some combination of length, speed and/or spin and has enticed him to come out of his ground to play a shot - as such, it involves an amount of skill on the part of the bowler so they are credited with the wicket. A run out means that the batsman has hit the ball and decided to run, ...


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The trousers on a cricket strip are loose and do not significantly affect running speed. What they do help with is both giving some protection to the knees etc when players slide or dive to field the ball, and also keeping players warm - maybe not an issue if you're playing in India, but come and play a match in Durham in April and you'll want not just ...


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Very good question indeed! In the given scenario, if the rain interrupts the game after after 12 overs of the second innings and the play can't resume (i.e. not possible) after that, the game will be declared as "no result" sadly. To get result of the match by D/L method, the target must be set by D/L method. To set the target by D/L method, all the ...


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The question is "whose fault is it"? Wides are considered to be the bowler's fault, and are scored as runs conceded by the bowler. On the other hand, byes are considered to be the wicket-keeper's fault and not scored as runs conceded by the bowler. The typical case for 5 wides is a ball either so wide or so high that the keeper doesn't have a reasonable ...


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Largely, this is historical. In the days before one-day cricket, matches generally were won and lost on the number of wickets taken in the fourth innings - it was a rare match which ended up with more than one team likely to win as the match approached its end, but rather a question of whether the team in the winning position could force a win, or whether it ...


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Think of it as having "resources". In the first innings, the batting side accumulates resources in the form of runs - 300 for 1 is the same as 300 for 9 in resource terms. The side batting second then has 10 wicket "resources" to accumulate the target score. Hence if the side batting second wins, it's because they marshalled their resources properly, to ...


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My reading of the ICC regulations indicates that the above scenario would be a no-result. The regulations are available here. The relevant sections are: Section 12.4.2.B.iii states that a minimum of 20 overs in the second innings is required, subject to a result not being achieved earlier. In the example above, a result isn't achieved, as when the rain ...


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The ODI regulations specifically prevent a side from declaring, so the option of just stopping batting is not present (see section 14 of this PDF). In theory, they could simply walk off the pitch and forfeit, but would be subject to sanctions if that happened, making it incredibly unlikely. In short, even if you know you cannot win (barring Philip ...


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If the WK is wearing his helmut and the ball hits it then there are NO Penalty Points. If the ball hits ANY article of clothing on the field INCLUDING the helmut which is not worn by the fielding side, then Penalty Points are given to the batting side. Normally 5 runs are given


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It's by no means definitive, but this link states that it's because, when overarm bowling was introduced, another fielder (to complement slip and point) was needed - this was the third fielder, hence third man. This link, however, gives a subtly different interpretation. The first link also gives these explanations: Gully - Refers to the gap or 'gully' ...


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Snicko A Snickometer, commonly known as Snicko, is used in televising cricket to graphically analyse sound and video, and show whether a fine noise, or snick, occurs as ball passes bat. The Snickometer is often used in a slow motion television replay by the third umpire to determine if the cricket ball touched the cricket bat on the way ...


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The usual laws of run-outs apply here also If the bowler(or any fielder) touches the ball( or the ball comes in contact with any part of the fielder) and the ball hits the stumps at non-striker end and If the batsman is out of his crease then he is out If the batsman is inside the crease then he is not out. The batsman can attempt to take runs if he ...


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Assuming nobody from the fielding side has touched the ball, nothing happens and nobody is out. If someone from the fielding side touches the ball, and it breaks the stumps with the non-striker (the other batsman) out of his ground (beyond the line on the ground in front of the stumps), then the non-striker is run out. It's an unfortunate and frustrating ...


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The earliest bowler to take all 10 wickets in an ICC international cricket match with limited overs was Mehboob Alam (Nepal) for Nepal against Mozambique in Jersey, UK, on 25 May 2008. The match was contested as part of the 2008 ICC World Cricket League Division V competition. The accomplishment has only happened professionally in two other instances, both ...



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