Questions tagged [cricket-world-cup]

Questions about the ICC Cricket World Cup, not to be confused with other global ICC tournaments, such as the ICC Champions Trophy, Asia cup, etc.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Most Winning Runs in ICC T20 Cricket History

Which T20 cricketer has hitting the most winning run in ICC ?
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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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How many hours does a World Cup Cricket match usually last?

The Cricket World Cup Final is tonight (3/28/2015) and it's starting at about 10:30pm central time in the United States. At about what time will it finish? I typically go to bed early and get up early,...
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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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Why Cricket world cup played in 1999 (England) instead of 2000?

According to time period between two world cup there should be 4 years gap but last world cup played in 1996 (Asia), so why is that happen?
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How is net run rate calculated if one team loses overs due to a penalty?

My question is based on cricket NRR calculation. Below is the scenario explained: Match start time 7:45am, date 13-08-2017, match overs 16 decided by organizer. Match between team A and team B Team A ...
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What would happen in a tie in a Cricket World Cup final?

Would the ICC take the T20 approach and take a super over? Or have one of those bowl-out things that used to be used as T20 tie-breakers?
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Would Ireland qualify for the 2019 Cricket World Cup if their game against Afghanistan ended in a tie?

The BBC website seems to say that Zimbabwe would qualify instead of Ireland, but surely if it was a tie, it would go down to net run rate between the two teams? A BBC results table here indicates ...
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Are all the Under-19 players allowed to play only one world cup?

I heard Sourav Ganguly say that the Indian Under-19 players are allowed to play in only one World Cup, while he was commentating in the India vs Australia U-19 World Cup match in New Zealand. So, is ...
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Is there any time limit for players to apply for review?

In Final Match of Women's Cricket World cup, Indian player got dismissed for LBW. Then she applied for review, but umpire disapproved. From commentator box: Umpire didn't approve because she didn't ...
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Which song was played before the national anthem in the world T20 2014 in Bangladesh?

Can anyone name the song which was played before the national anthem in the recently concluded world T20 2014 held in Bangladesh?
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What happens if the fielder fails to walk in from outside the boundary ropes when the ball is delivered?

During the time of delivery, if a fielder fielding near the boundary line fails to come into the ground will it be called a NO Ball?
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How many video cameras are used for cricket broadcasting?

How many video cameras are used for broadcasting an international cricket match? Especially for the current world T20i, they are covering the each and every corner of the stadium. I would like to ...
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Net run rate in Cricket round robin

Shouldn't the sum of all net run rates of the teams in a round robin be 0 at any point of time? What could be the reason for a net positive NRR?
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In the Cricket and Soccer/Non-American Football World Cup, why do the players lead children during the beginning? [duplicate]

The title says it all, really. In the world cups for different sports, the player lead children on the field. Why?
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Where to watch Free Live Streaming of Cricket World Cup 2015? [closed]

The cricket worldcup 2015 is near. I searched for some free live streaming of the cricket world cup 2015 matches but most the web sites are either asking for subscription charges or are just spam. ...
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Why there is a match for third place in football but not in cricket? [closed]

Why there is a match to decide third place between the losing semi-finalists in football, but not in cricket?
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How many overs are required to bowl to avoid reserve day in the final of World T20 2014?

How many overs are required to bowl to avoid reserve day in the final of World T20 2014? I see a day reserve day in Cricinfo fixtures.
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What is seedings in grouping the teams in cricket?

I've noticed in the T20 World Cup 2012, that India, Pakistan, Australia and South Africa were placed in the same group for the Super8 stage. All these teams have won all the league matches in the ...
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Is it allowed to take the LED stumps to home after winning the match?

Is it permitted for a player to take the LED stumps or at least bails to home after winning the match at least in the final? I heard it costs Rs. 25 lakhs.
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When the match is getting tied then why some of matches remains tie, and some goes to Super Over?

I saw so many matches when they tied, and result also comes by some very interesting plays, like Super Over, and some of the matches remains tie only. But in First T-20 World cup, when India and ...