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How to start (for first time) playing cricket for another country's team?

Is it possible to start(for the first time) playing cricket for another country? if so, then does the U.S Passport work for Australia?
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Doubts Regarding Formation and Updating Cricket Laws [on hold]

In the 2019 Cricket World Cup we've seen many cricket laws being disliked as the ones where the stumps lite up but the bails don't fall off and the tie breaker in the super over via counting the ...
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In the 2019 Cricket World Cup final, should Guptill's overthrow have resulted in 5 or 6 runs?

In the 2019 Cricket World Cup final, a throw to the wicket from Martin Guptill hit Ben Stokes's bat and ran away to the boundary. ICC Law 19.8 which deals with "Overthrow or wilful act of fielder" ...
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Types of pitches, effect of weather and overhead conditions and condition of ball in cricket [closed]

How many types of cricket pitches (like flat pitches etc) are there and the significance of each type? (like chasing is easy on damp pitch) What effects do weather and overhead conditions have on the ...
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Both out from one delivery? [duplicate]

What if a batsman strikes the ball and it hits the other batsmans bat and is then caught would both be out ?
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Why New Zealand vs India continued for second day instead of starting from fresh?

In world cup 2019 Semi Final, New Zealand vs India continued for second day due to the rain. During 2002 ICC Champions Trophy Final, Match cancelled for first day and again played fresh from second ...
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Keeper made stump out after i kept bat in crease and after I removed my bat from crease [closed]

I am at the striker end, when I faced a bowl, I went out of crease for a short but I missed the ball, and within short time I kept my bat on crease, at that time, keeper holds the ball, after when I ...
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How to understand this new phase format table in cricket world cup 2019?

Recently cricket world cup 2019 Live Tv channels showing this new new phase format table. I am confused. Please explain what is it?
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How Pakistan team will be eliminated from world cup 19 if Bangladesh bat first [duplicate]

All stats telling if Bangladesh bat first then Pakistan are eliminated even though they (PAK) don't face single ball in second innings. Logically what ever NRR you can achieve batting first also can ...
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Can a hatrick taken in two Innings of one day International [duplicate]

Can a hatrick taken in two Innings of one day International,For eg Jaspreet Bumraah took 9th and 10th wicket of Bangladesh Batsman and if he takes a wicket on first bowl of his over against the match ...
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Cricket world cup 2019 - Qualifying Semi Final

I found this from Cricbuzz and other popular sports site. I don't understand that last sentence which is "If Pakistan bowl first, they will be out of the semi-final race even before the first ball ...
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If a batsman is retiries hurt then who will face the next ball?

If a batsman is retiries hurt then who will face the next ball ??? Answer me
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How Pakistan will qualify for semi finals in world cup 2019?

The Current Standings for the world cup 2019 are as follows: I simply want to know that how Pakistan could qualify for semi-finals the after India is defeated by England. But I can not understand ...
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Why did the Indian team change their jersey colour in the middle of World Cup 2019?

In the middle of World Cup 2019, the Indian cricket team changed their jersey colour: Why did they do this?
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Cricket and no ball and a shot played by batsman while running

In normal circumstances, not last ball or winning stroke, a batsman plays a shot and runs for 1 run. It turned out to be a no ball. Of course, the team would get 2 runs. But will the batsman get 2 ...
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In cricket, when a bowler is around the wicket, why does the batter not simply adjust their stance to counter the angle?

I have always been confused by the way the batters react to the bowler coming around the wicket. It strikes me that by going around the wicket the bowler is effectively reducing the area of the ...
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Run out on last ball of a over in cricket match

If 'A' is playing on strike and 'B' is on non strike.its a 20 over match, and assume bowler balls always one side(bowler always balls from one side, there is no rotation on keeping and balling side ...
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Is all run four adds to the tally of number of 4s of a batsman in cricket?

When a batsman runs four runs, does it add to the tally of 4s scored by that batsman?
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Does a maiden over require all 6 balls to be bowled?

If a team is defending a total, and say in the first ball the bowler takes a wicket and the team is all-out. Will that over be considered a maiden over since no runs came from the batsman's bat and ...
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What happens to a ball if it is snatched by a bird?

If a ball has been hit and has not yet touched the ground, then gets plucked from the air by a raptor (or a falcon, eagle, etc.) and dropped over the boundary, will that still score a six, or will it ...
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Where does a player's runs scored under his country's A team goes to?

As to my knowledge, there're 3 categories before a player gets into the national team. Those are, First Class, List A and t20s. My question is, where would the runs of a player who scores for an A ...
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Run out in cricket

There are two attempts at a run out whilst batsmen are running. The first attempt is not out but leaves one of the bails on the stumps - the other on the ground. Taking another run the second run out ...
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What is the best view to decide a run out?

In cricket, what's the best angle to view if a batsman is out or not out in a run out scenario? Is it from an angle where the umpire runs to (so on the sides) or is it from the bowlers' end?
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What is flicker ball in cricket?

In a News 18 article I found that Harbajan Singh bowls a variation called 'flicker'. What is this variation, and how to bowl it? I also found that it is not a carromball or a flipper.
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Most Winning Runs in ICC T20 Cricket History

Which T20 cricketer has hitting the most winning run in ICC ?
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Test cricketer hitting the winning run most often

Which test cricketer has hit the match-winning run most often?
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Fair Play award and team performances in IPL

In IPL fair play award seem to resemble points table except few outliers. Does fair play award has to do anything with who won the match also?
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Beamer No ball Rules

If batsman is out of his popping crease and fast bowler bowl ball full toss delievery (without pitching on ground)above the hip is it considered as no ball or just because he's out of his popping ...
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If a bowler's front foot is on the line and no part of the foot is behind the line, is it a fair delivery?

If a bowler's front foot lands on the line and some part of the foot is outside the line and some part of the foot is on the line but no part of the foot is behind the line, is it a fair delivery?
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Can any cricket player play for any other team without nationality of this country?

I saw many cricketers which play for another country instead of his own country.But is it necessary to get nationality of this country for playing international cricket for this country?
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Is an absent batsman out?

One of the opposition batsmen failed to turn up. Is he out? This matters especially for my competition where teams receive 0.25 points for each wicket taken.
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Why leg spin bowler is more expensive then off spin?

I see lot of matches and almost every match leg spin bowler is more expensive then off spin bowler but leg spin bowler is more wickets then off spin bowler.
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What is the legal bat size in international cricket?

There is any specific bat size? Which is used in International Cricket.If yes then is it depend on player height?
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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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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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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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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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What is the maximum number of overs that can be bowled with one ball in Test cricket?

What is the maximum number of overs with the same ball in a cricket test match. I have asked this question on google and not given satisfactory answer, could you please advise of law.
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How to get target score for match in group of 3 to qualify for next round?

How to get the target score for a match if one team in tournament Team A has a 0.4 net runrate while playing 1 match, another team B has a 0.0 net run rate in 2 matches and a third team C in league ...
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How long is the second Australia v India (2nd test) expected to take?

I know nothing about cricket. I looked it up and it's telling me that a test match can last for three to five days, others tell me a few hours. Particularly regarding the australia v india 2nd test ...
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Can a fielder get a run-out by removing bails or stumps with their upper arm or shoulder?

During a run-out attempt, removing the bails using the hands holding the ball is a valid run-out. But when a fielder removes the bails or stumps using his elbow or shoulder, is it still a valid ...
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The last over bowler one and two ball is slow and batsman mostly deceive. what is reasons? [closed]

the last five over bowler try to slow bouncer back-of hand. Batsman try to hitting the ball and maximum score on bod. but batsman deceive what is reasons`.
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The weather is cloud fast bowler is very dangerous. what is the reasons? [closed]

The weather is cloud patch is helping for fast bowler ball is seem spin and bounce .these ball is very deficit to batsman playing short. what is the reasons` .
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what is trigger movement of a batsman in cricket?

What is trigger movement of a batsman?When a bowler is going to bowl a ball?
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ball hitting the glove of batsman but glove is not in contact with the bat. is it out?

if the ball hits the glove of the batsman and the hand is not in contact with the bat and the ball is caught by the fielder will it be given as a out or not out?
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Drift of a spinner in cricket?

What is drift of a spin bowler in cricket? And does it depend upon the conditions?
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Is there any difference between the size of a cricket ball for men and women in cricket? if yes then Why?

Cricket ball is heavy weighted in both cases for men and women but is there any difference between the size of cricket ball that is used for women and men? if the answer is yes then what the reason ...
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Team start with an old ball after enforcing follow on within 30 overs in Cricket

Can a fielding side start bowling in an innings with the same/old ball after enforcing the follow on, having bowled out the opponents with in 30 overs previously? FOr example, Pakistan today bowled ...
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Has anybody except Shahid Afridi hit 12 runs off one ball in cricket?

Shahid Afridi has hit 12 runs off one ball (video link). Except him, has another batsman ever in cricketing history hit 12 runs off one ball?
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The removal of bails or lightning of stumps(run out)

Run outs depends on the removal of bails or lightning of stumps(LED stumps) on which action does the run out depends? in matches where LED stumps are used