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How do the introduction of two cricket ball had disturb the Pakistani ballers [closed]

Kindly share your ideas that why two balls affect Pakistani ballers
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To whom and who said that he is the university of cricket. On the day of his retirement [closed]

Kindly share your ideas about this that which person was the university of cricket
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I am 18 years of age nw if I get sleceted for under 19 next year in upca n I will complete my 19 on 8 of August 2020 so can I play under 19 [duplicate]

Actually I want go give a selection of under 19 upca next year in 2020 may month What if I get sleceted in that n my bday is on 8 of August n I will become 19 So can I play or will they remove me
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Batsman run lose his glove fielder throws ball hit glove batsman sort of ground ball hit wickets

Batsman run lose one of his gloves fielder throws ball,ball ricochet from discarded glove and hits stumps batsman sort of his ground
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What happens if you knock the bails off while the batter is behind his crease?

For example, a batter steps forward as he attempts to hit the ball. He misses, but is out of the crease. He quickly turns back and gets his bat over the line just before the wicket keeper knocks the ...
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Improve our Cricket Team

I am captain of cricket team in my college our team performance is very well but some team members are play only for fun at that result our team lose best performance at regional level matches. ...
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Cricket rules to counting runs after win the match

Two batsmen are on the crease. Both have scored 97 runs. 3 more runs to win the match..7 balls left. Is it possible that both could scored century?
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Ball rebounds from wicketkeeper's pads or body, can the batsman play it?

During the third 2019 Ashes test, a bowled ball (Lyon) passed the batsman (Stokes) without being struck. The ball then hit the wicketkeeper’s (Paine) pad and rolled back more or less in front of the ...
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Why does the fielding team tend to toss the ball around randomly between deliveries?

You'll nearly always see this at cricket matches. The bowler and fielders play a game of catch after each delivery, seemingly at random but especially after fielding a ball. Why do they do this?
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Two bowlers share an over - credit for Maiden?

If two bowlers bowl in an over, due to an injury to the first bowler, and the over is a Maiden Over, which bowler gets the credit?
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12th Man in 2019 Ashes

I see the 12th man was used in the Ashes today and he was allowed to bat for Australia. I have read the rules and this is not right according to the Rules. Has something been changed within the past ...
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Why was the 1977 Ashes season hosted in England?

The host country has always alternated before and since that date. I cannot find any details but the ABC dispute with Kerry Packer/WSC might be a reason , can anyone confirm?
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What will happen when fielder's body hits the wicket while doing the run out? [duplicate]

If the fielder has a ball in his hand and he is going for run out. Suppose his body hits the wicket while doing the stumping not his hand then what will happen?
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Which country win the cricket World Cup Finals having lowest ODI ranking when facing the final match?

Which country win the cricket World Cup Finals having lowest ODI ranking when facing the final match? I think the answer is Sri Lanka in 1996. I don't think Sri Lanka in at least within top 5 ODI ...
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Can a batsmen ask umpire to check whether the fielder touches the rope

Can a batsman ask the umpire to check whether the fielder touches the rope?
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Stumping in cricket

The batsman missed the ball and even the keeper couldn't catch it. The ball was in the air after touching the keeper's hand, the batsman was inside of the crease. Later the keeper took the ball and ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...