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What was the shortest six scored by a batsman in an official international match (ODI, Test or T20)

What was the shortest six scored by a batsman in an official international match (ODI, Test or T20). This could potentially even be just touching the inner part of the rope.
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Which cricketer had the saddest ending to his career? [on hold]

There are many stories about the about the career of cricketers which does not have a good ending but they are one of the big contributors to the cricket. Let's see which cricketer has the saddest end ...
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Who's Signature is this [on hold]

Can anyone tell me who's signature this is
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League Positions in Gaelic Football

In the Allianz Gaelic Football League tables from Ireland, when two teams are level on match points and also on points difference, how are they separated for the league tables? I presumed that a team ...
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Follow shot in pool

Ok so i was playing pool last night and got into a huge debate about the shot i made it was a combo but i called it as a follow shot my 2 ball hit the 10 ball in follow in behind in pocket i called ...
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Whos autograph is this on this baseballs? [on hold]

Can anyone tell me whose autograph this is? I got these from an old man and I don't know anything esle :( Thanks for your help.
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Was Tendulkar's infamous “shoulder before wicket” the right decision?

What does "Shoulder Before Wicket" mean in cricket? Why was Sachin Tendulkar's dismissal against Australia considered "Shoulder Before Wicket" and was it the right decision?
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Who's Autograph BASEBALL 1984-1994 Booby Brown Ball [on hold]

NO clue looking for answers. no idea when it was signed
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Is it out if the batsman loses his bat on reaching crease and a run-out is effected at the same moment?

There are two scenarios in question here: Batsman extends and drags his bat to inside the crease. But just as he dragged in, he lost the bat from his hands and his whole body is still outside the ...
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Can a player get penalty for calling the “double” out loud? [on hold]

Captain of team called out “double” when obvious double hit was received off a serve. Captain made call because captain talks to team in every play. The ref called penalty on captain for saying the ...
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Advice for Crossfit “Open ” [closed]

So, the thing is, this is my first year participating on The Open from Crossfit, I've been training like crazy and giving it my all, I take this really seriously because I actually want to classify to ...
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How does Pep Guardiola improve his players? [closed]

It seems like almost all of the players that play under Pep improve drastically. Most notably Dani Alves, Sergio Busquets, Pedro, Toni Kroos, Jerome Boateng, Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling. So I’m ...
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NBA traveling - conflicting rules

I was watching this NBA Video Rulebook video. In it, 23 White gathers the ball after ending his dribble, establishing his left foot as his pivot foot. He then steps right-left, and the referee calls a ...
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ICC Batsmen and bowlers’ ratings in Test cricket [duplicate]

How are the ratings calculated every match, for the players taking part in the match? Can someone provide a formula or an algorithm which can do so? Edit: I have seen the Wikipedia article about the ...
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Can I wear a hat while training or playing a soccer match?

Can I wear a woolly hat in a soccer training session, and can I wear one in a match?
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Laws of the game [duplicate]

When two defences paying each other suddenly the ball deflected from the other defender and an in offside position attacker uses the ball is that an offside ?
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Cue ball behind head string in pocket billiards

Is it in print that the complete cue ball must be behind the headstring? Some people think it's only the bottom of the ball that must be behind.
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NBA Wingspan-To-Height Ratio

Is there a list where I can see the top NBA wingspan-to-height ratios? For instance, I read that Dwayne Wade is 6'4" with a 6'11" wingspan. I would like to know other players with wingspans much ...
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Can any hockey skate be baked?

Asking specifically about a pair of 2004 CCM Maverick that were top of the line back in the days, but are definitely not advertised as being bake-able. I read here ANY skate can be baked; it's ...
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What are the top 5 lowest scoring super bowls?

The New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 13 - 3 in Super Bowl LIII in the lowest scoring super bowl of all time. What are the top 5 lease scoring super bowls ever? Please list the teams ...
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Ball hitting the helmet behind the keeper

If the ball is missed by the keeper, glances off the non-worn helmet behind him and travels to the boundary, how many runs are awarded for that?
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When does the second half of an NBA game start?

I'm from Europe so it's hard for me to stay awake for the whole match, so I'm asking how much in total with commercials and time-outs, when does second half tip off?
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What is the minimum information you would expect on a basketball scoreboard? [closed]

I'm building a software scoreboard for basketball. I want to start with the absolute minimum feature set. What would that be? What are the the things that you would absolutely expect to see on a ...
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Can a batsman be caught from their elbow?

Ball hits elbow or below elbow of batsman and raises in the air. The ball is then directly caught by fielder. Is he out or not?
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NFL Pro Bowl 2019

Was there a coin toss to decide who gets ball first ? If so, what was the outcome?
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How does a Formula 1 team determine the first car/driver?

The following regulation talks about the first car of a team. Since the cars carry driver names and numbers, I didn't think that the teams have to officially determine their first cars. To help ...
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NFL #1 offense getting shut out in a half in the postseason

The Kansas City Chiefs had the #1 offense of the 2018 regular season. The New England Patriots shut out the Cheifs 14 - 0 in the first half of the AFC Championship game. The Patriots eventually beat ...
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Starting point for a beginner at Ping Pong [closed]

I am a college student, and our college is at a town that basically has nothing to do, but play ping pong and watch sports. My question what is great starting ping pong paddle? I've seen people had ...
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What is a field goal in basketball?

So recently I have started taking an interest in basketball after picking up a basketball video game for 3 dollars. One thing I have noticed about stats in the game is that I know what pretty much all ...
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What happens if a player who has been cautioned during the match gets a second yellow card while kicks from the penalty mark are being taken?

I know you could be tempted to say that the player must be sent-off, but Law 12 says the following (Law 12.3): A player, substitute or substituted player who commits any of the following offences ...
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Changing a call on a pocket for an 8 ball

When you call a pocket and miss the shot for the 8 ball, on your next turn can you call a different pocket or do you still have to try to shoot the 8 ball in the original pocket?
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Is there a standard (advanced?) stat in basketball for measuring player “consistency”?

Is there an accepted stat that analysts use to measure how consistent a basketball player is? Take points per game (or points per 48 min): two players with the same average scoring rates could have ...
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NBA - Is there a stat for FG% on a shot a player is fouled on?

If a player gets fouled on a shot attempt, the attempt doesn't get added to FGA. I'm trying to figure out if there is a stat that tracks these shot attempts.
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Why is Arabic an official langauage of the “Asian Football Confederation”

AFC has two official languages - English and Arabic. The official languages of the AFC shall be English and Arabic. In the event of any differences in any interpretation, the English text shall ...
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How to blow air from nose in the water? [migrated]

I have a problem. When I am in the water, I can't blow air from my nose. I have tried really hard and always ended up using my mouth like a reflex. Is there any technique, it feels really weird to ...
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Future NBA Hall of Famers

Are there any models which predict how many players in the NBA are guaranteed to make it in the Hall of Fame if they retired after this season? If so, what results do those models give?
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Another crossbar in american football

Could anyone tell me, why there is no crossbar on the upper side of the uprights in american football? It would make officiating difficult situations easier. Is there an engineering reason? Is it ...
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Is it a good idea to do ski binding settings yourself? [migrated]

My bindings are already adjusted to my shoes, what is not adjusted yet is the release setting. From what I can tell, the optimal release setting is fairly simple and depends on height, weight, age ...
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How are schedules determined in the NFL? [duplicate]

Obviously each team plays the other teams in their division twice. That's 6 games out of 16. What algorithm is used to determine the other 10 games that a team will play during the regular season?
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Open football player valuation data base [migrated]

I'm looking for an open database of football player valuation. From transfermarket, the closest I got is this: https://www.transfermarkt.com/spieler-statistik/marktwertkarriereende/marktwertetop?...
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Why do snooker breaks show more ball activity than decades ago?

While watching old snooker matches, like the famous Higgins vs White match in 1982, I notice that the breaks seem to be like straight pool breaks, with just the corner balls moving. Ideally, the two ...
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Who is charged with a turnover in the following situation?

In basketball, if the offensive player passes to a teammate and he bobbles the pass and looses the ball, is that a turnover on him or the player who passed the ball?
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Filling in a tournament bracket

Looking at 12-team double elimination/blind draw tournament, and questioning what order teams are filled in on the lines on the bracket? Recently entered a tournament where teams were filled in on the ...
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What happens when my opponent sinks the black ball by hand?

If my opponent sinks the black ball by their hand, do I win or carry on playing?
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Do the official USAV rules for mixed volleyball require all rotations to be same gender?

I am playing in a mixed league, and they state that if a team has more than 6 people, they can use a rotation substitution, but that A player must substitute for the same gender (i.e. men sub for ...
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Purposely hitting the black ball away from the pocket when not on the black

Playing pool today and my opponent purposely hit the black out of the way of the pocket instead of hitting his own ball. How are you meant to proceed in this scenario, does the ball go in hand or ...
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Fair or Foul Ruling?

A pop fly is hit along the first base foul line between home plate and first base. It lands in fair territory, but with the spin, it bounces three feet into foul territory. Before the ball is allowed ...
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Baseball Autographs

Is the any place that you can scan an autograph to a data base to find out what player you have. I have been left multiple signed baseballs but have no idea who they are.
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Touching ball scenario in 8-ball

In the game of 8-ball: suppose my opponent plays his/her shot without a foul, and the cue ball ends in a touching-ball situation (that is, the white ball stops right next to a ball, declared to be ...
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Can an opposing player take the ball from the goalie, inside the goalie's area, when the goalie has placed it on the ground to kick it [duplicate]

Can an opposing player take the ball from the goalie, inside the goalie's area, when the goalie has placed it on the ground to kick it? The ball is no longer in the goalie's hands at this point, but ...

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