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Questions tagged [cricket]

Questions about the sport of cricket.

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Test ball replacement [duplicate]

I have a question for test match related. Like in the first innings if any team got out under 60 over and the opponent team comes for the batting. Do they get the New Ball or they play with the old ...
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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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After correcting his bowling action, has Bilal Asif (Pakistan's off spiner) ever bowled doosra?

Bilal Asif was reported for suspect action. After the change of action, has Bilal Asif (Pakistan's off spiner) ever bowled a doosra?
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Bowling arm not moving with front arm?

I'm a fast bowler(Side on).My problems is when i in bowling arm both hands aren't working in same way.it means when i stretch my non bowling arm to batsman direction my bowling arm is in down position....
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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
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difference between carrom ball and doosra

what is the difference between doosra and carrom ball bowled by a spin bowler in cricket.And which way the ball turns in carrom ball and doosra?
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Is this first time a cricket team lost the match despite scoring more?

In November 2018 India played Australia. Under the Duckworth-Lewis method, India lost the match despite scoring more. Is this first time a cricket team lost the match despite scoring more?
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why aren't we finding more off spinners who can bowl a doosra as well

Nowadays we see wrist spinners bowling leg spin and googly and they are very successful. But we do not see a finger spinner bowling off spin and doosra at the same time.why is the game of cricket not ...
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What is the maximum retirement age of cricket player? [closed]

Many player retire from cricket at their on choice, but if they do not do it then what is the maximum age as specified by the respective cricket board until a player can play cricket and after that ...
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How to bowl a “Doosra” in the game of cricket?

I have seen finger spinners in the game of cricket spinning the ball both ways without changing their action. How is it done?
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Bowler improving his pace significantly after coming to international cricket?

Is their a bowler in the cricket history who has increased his pace significantly so that before he was a medium pacer and then called a fast bowler in international circuit?
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DRL out/not out decisions

The LBW law states that even if a batsman is struck outside the line of off, he will not be given out if he is attempting to play a shot. However, I repeatedly see with DRL the third umpire ...
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Will this be given as out or not?

If the batsman tries to hit a six and it goes to the hands of a fielder, the fielder steps on the boundary line before catching the ball and then comes back to catch the ball and catches it cleanly, ...
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Can a batsman hit a six on dead ball?

If batsman hits a six on dead-ball,It'll be counted in total runs or not? I have seen in a VIDEO that Australian player is hitting a six on a dead ball and Umpire is giving sign of 6 runs. How runs ...
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Meaning of sticky pitch

What is the meaning of sticky pitch in cricket? Does it help the bowler or the batsmen? If it helps the bowler than which type of bowler? And where most of the sticky pitches are found in which part ...
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Which ODI player has average of 99.8?

Which ODI player has 99.8 average in his career and in last match of his career he was out on 0 ? As if he had just one score in his last match then his average would have became 100.
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Who took the most wickets in 1 over in cricket?

Who took the most wickets in 1 over in cricket? I got to know that Muhammad Aamir is not the right answer; there is someone else who took more wickets than him.
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Does the wide call moves with the batsman?

If a batsman moves in his crease, right or left, does the wide also moves with him? If a right-handed batsman moves to his right and leave the stumps and the bowler bowls a ball which is in the reach ...
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Which test player had 99.9 average in his test career?

Which test player has 99.9 average in his test career and in last match of his career he was out on 0 ? As if he had just one score in his last inning then his average would have became 100.
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Who Bowled the Fastest Ball in Cricket till now?

Who bowled the fastest ball in cricket? I got to know that Shoaib Akhtar is not the right answer there is someone else who bowled a faster ball than him.
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Cricket DLS method

In DLS method whether the target will be fixed against balls? Or the target will be fixed for overs? when play interrupted by rain. Whether the target will be fixed against breaking an over? OR will ...
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Who are the youngest ever bowlers to 50, 100 and 150 test wicket?

How does Kagiso Rabada figure into the youngest players to 50, 100 and 150 test wickets, does he make the top 5 in all three cases?
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Can an off spinner bowl a googly?

My question is specifically about Akila Dananjaya. He is termed as an off spinner. Yet I have seen some videos in which commentators quote few of his deliveries as 'Googly'. But, Googly is type of ...
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Out stumped on a free hit

On a free hit, suppose the ball hits the bails and dislodges them, then goes to the wicketkeeper's hands. If they then remove a stump from the ground while the batsman is out of their crease, is this ...
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Why are Indian news TV channels not showing coverage of cricket matches?

During earlier IPL events, all Indian news TV channels were giving highlights, point tables, etc. We were getting too many updates. During IPL 2018, there was no coverage in prime time on any ...
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Man of the series dropped from the team

Prior to Sam Curran has any player been dropped midway through a series then brought back and then won player of the series. I'm talking about a player not being selected rather than missing a game ...
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How many times has Alistair Cook been England's top scorer?

Does anyone know how many times (or equivalently, in what % of his innings) Cook has been England’s top scorer? How does that compare to the other players who have scored more than 10,000 runs in test ...
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If the legal 7th delivery is a no ball then will there be a free hit?

By legal 7th delivery, I mean the umpire not realising that 6 balls have been bowled and so the bowler throws the 7th delivery. I know that in such a case the extra ball is considered to legal. But if ...
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Cricket bat crack effect

I brought a cricket bat last month. I had a couple of sessions in nets and it started cracking along the grain at the shoulder of the bat. Is it normal or do I need to repair it?
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Tossing the ball

What does it mean by tossing the ball up, when spinning the ball? I've seen it plenty of times in Cricinfo commentary, plus in the air as well. Still couldn't find out, what does it represent? If ...
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Hit wicket in cricket [duplicate]

If batsman hit the ball for a six and suddenly falles on the stumps should six runes are added to his team or not?
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When can a bowler start his run up? [duplicate]

In cricket, can a bowler start his run-up to the delivery before the batsman takes his stance?
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Responsibility of the batsman to be ready for the bowler

Is there a rule that states that a batsman must be ready for the bowler, or is it just good etiquette? I'm not referring to waiting for a new bat to come in after a wicket has fallen. I'm talking ...
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Is a fielder allowed to change position during the bowler's run up?

If a fielder standing in the gully position moves to cover point (as bowler starts his run up) before the batsman plays the ball what action will the umpire want to take? Often a fielder will move ...
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Why most Indian batsmen don't play sweep in cricket?

I'm curious to know why I don't see most Indian batsmen playing sweep shot against spin which is a regulation shot overseas.
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Why can't a cricket match be played on other day in case of rain?

As most outdoor sports can be played in rain , Cricket has a disadvantage. Shouldn't a match be played the next possible day in such cases ?
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I am born on8/6/2002 then I play under 19 world cup which held in 2022 [duplicate]

Please tell me real answer because I very needy for it
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Is there any foreign players represented Ireland in county series

Has any overseas player played for Ireland in matches against English County Sides prior to their admission as a full member of ICC.
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Can a bowler change hands for different deliveries in the same over?

Can a bowler, within the same over, bowl three balls with their right hand and three balls with their left hand? Can they do this alternating sides or must they complete all deliveries with each hand ...
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Can a batsman use back side of his bat to play a shot in cricket?

Can a batsman use back side of his bat to play a shot in cricket. Is that a valid cricket shot ?