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Has a no-ball call from the on-field umpire ever been overturned?

In Cricket, we come across so many instances in which a batsman gets called out, and then is changed to not-out because the replay shows the bowler bowled a no-ball. Has the inverse instance ever ...
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Unfair usage of DRS

I have a doubt regarding the usage of DRS. I have seen players make an appeal for DRS and then the batsmen don't take any runs. So is it like the game stops as soon as an appeal DRS has been made? ...
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Is there any hat-trick wickets taken by as a team?

In Cricket, is there any hat-trick wickets taken by as a team except the individual person's hat-trick? Example: With in a over in continuous three balls as wickets - mixed of run out, caught, ...
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What happens if the wicket-keeper removes the bails on a free hit?

In a recent game the batsman charged the bowler on a "Free hit". He missed the ball, which was taken by the wicket-keeper, who broke the wicket with the batsman out of his ground, and appealed. The ...
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What happens to runs scored when an umpire's decision is overturned by DRS?

In many cricket matches, the decisions taken by the on field umpires get overturned especially in case of LBW dismissals, using the DRS system. What happens if the batsman scored a run off that ball ...
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In Cricket what if the ball makes contact with the edge of the bat before hitting the stumps?

I have seen in Cricket matches that the umpire confirms whether the ball made contact with the edge of the bat before hitting the stumps, what is the significance of this. If the ball doesn't make ...
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What were the determinant factors in choosing the weight and size of a cricket ball?

What were the determinant factors in restricting the size of a cricket ball to no less than 155.9g and no more than 163g and its circumference to no less than 22.4cm and no more than 22.9cm as ...
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Are there recorded instances of batsmen not given out due to lack of appeal?

According to Law 27 of cricket, a batsman cannot be adjudged out unless there is an appeal for the wicket by the fielding team. LAW 27 (APPEALS) Umpire not to give batsman out without an ...
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What are the limits on where a cricket batsman can stand in front of the stumps?

Is there a cricket rule which states a maximum distance of how far down the pitch a batsman can stand to face the bowler?
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Is a batsman out if the ball is caught after deflecting from their equipment?

If the ball is deflected from the bat onto the batsman's legpad and then gets caught by the keeper, are they out, if the ball does not touch the ground before it is caught?
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Maximum number of unsuccessful reviews allowed in test cricket

In ODIs where DRS is used, each side is allowed at most one unsuccessful player review in an inning. What is the corresponding rule for test cricket?
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Who is run out if both batsmen are out of their ground? [duplicate]

Who is out in the attached picture, assuming non of the batters stop running or turn back to their original grounds? At the time of wicket is broken, both were out of their ground but they had not ...
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Ball delivered before umpire calls play - out or not?

With the first ball of the match a batsman clean bowled. But he correctly protests the umpire didn't call "Play" before the bowler delivered the ball. What should the umpire's decision be?
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Most Man of the match Awards in IPL

Which player have the most man of the match award record in IPL (Indian Premier League)?
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Is there an official software to calculate Duckworth-Lewis Method?

Does ICC provide any official calculator or software to calculate scores according to Duckworth-Lewis Method?
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Calculating run rate on a no ball in the very first over and first ball

Say, there is a no ball in the very first ball of an innings. Total score becomes 1, over 0.0 What should be the current run rate at this moment ?
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What is the greatest number of reviews resulting in a “not out” decision for one player in a Test Match innings?

During the first test of England's 2016 tour of Bangladesh, Moeen Ali was given not out in five LBW reviews (3 successfully overturned, 2 incorrect reviews by Bangladesh) in the first innings of the ...
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How many times has a cricket player got ten wickets and a fifty in a test match?

After seeing this video I wondered: how many times has a bowler scored fifty runs and also had a ten-wicket haul in the same test match?
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Does baseball have an equivalent of “six and out”?

In backyard cricket, an informal version of normal cricket, you can get "six and out", which means that you score six runs but you're out, if you hit the ball outside of the playing area. Do any ...
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What happens if there is stoppage of play after a tied T20 International match and super over is not possible?

Let's say, the two innings are completed with scores level. Normally, a super over would decide the winner but if there is, say, a rain interruption and the super over cannot be completed, how is the ...
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Can a batsman be out hit wicket on a wide or a no ball?

A batsman tries to hit the ball on leg side and ball passes way away from the leg stump, no contact with ball and it passes by the stumps, after that the batsman touches the leg stumps by heels.. Will ...
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Does the last delivery still count when a match is resumed after an interruption?

In a limited overs match, the scores were tied after the end of the "regular" overs, so a Super Over was being played to decide the winner. Both teams had agreed to resume the match the next day if it ...
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How is an overthrow represented on the wagonwheel?

The "wagonwheel" is a diagram used to show where a batsman's shots were played, colourcoded for the number of runs scored from that shot. An overthrow occurs when a fielding player attempts to return ...
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Reviewing two things at once

In international cricket if an umpire gives a batsman not out after an appeal by the fielding side then the captain of the fielding side can review the decision. Scenario: A batsman gets a tiny edge ...
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In an interrupted cricket match, how D/L Method is calculated? [closed]

We all know that, for making result in cricket match both the umpair goes for the help of D/L method, but how this is been calculated,? please anybody answer this
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Highest median score of a full innings in test cricket

Considering all the median scores of a full innings (All the 10 wickets fall), what is the highest among those, i.e, the greatest median run score from a full team of batsmen from a single innings? ...
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Highest runs scored by the lowest scoring batsman in a full innings in test cricket

Considering all the lowest individual scores scored during a full innings (All 10 wickets fall), what is the highest among those? i.e, the greatest number of runs scored by the lowest scoring batsman ...
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Training ideas for goalkeeper/wicketkeeper [closed]

I am a goalkeeper and a wicket keeper, and because these are specialist positions they need different drills and equipment to, say, midfielders or bowlers. I have my own drills but I'd like some new ...
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What if a shot going for 4 interfered by the spectators in cricket game?

This actually happened to the recent club cricket game that I played last week. We needed 6 runs off 11 balls and had 3 wickets in hand. One of the batsman played a shot and ball was rolling slowly ...
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Are T20 Cricket games always played to the last ball?

Is there a point in a T20 match in which the losing team is mathematically eliminated (ie, no possibility of winning the match), and if so does the game end at that point? For example, Team A bats ...
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Updated power play rules for an ODI?

I've read the updated "power play" rules which were modified in June 2016 on Wikipedia. But then have a slight confusion on when can the fielding team request for the power play. Mandatory ...
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How does the review work?

I've seen both the teams reviewing on a Test/ODI match. So there could be two scenarios such as: 1) When the batsman is given out, and the batsman reviews against it. 2) When the batsman is not ...
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When is the Duckworth-Lewis method applied?

I've read a minimal amount about this in some of the questions which have been posted already here and the posts which were linked. However, I'm still unsure if the Duckworth-Lewis method is applied ...
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Does Duckworth-Lewis Method consider “free-hit” situations?

Say Team-A has a certain score and Team-B is batting with 4 balls remaining. Bowler gives a no-ball. It starts raining heavily and play is stopped immediately with 4 balls (including the free-hit) ...
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Player who score 200 in t20 games?

Does anyone know the name of player who score 200 in single t20 game?
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Most Sixes on a Ground by a Player - Cricket

I want to know which player has hit most international sixes on a single cricket ground? It would be better if answers would show all 4 categories: All (Test/ODI/T20I combined) Tests ODIs T20Is
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Is it possible to win a cricket match by 0 wickets? [duplicate]

Suppose we have an ODI match between Team A and Team B. Team B batted first and scored 300 / 6 in 50 overs. After 49.5 overs, Team A reaches 300 / 9. Player X, who is on strike, is on 98. He wants to ...
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Can a batsman be out “Hit the ball twice” of a no-ball in cricket? [closed]

I was not able to google even a single instance of out "Hit the ball twice" in cricket. Wikipedia doesn't mention no-ball. This link says that the batsman can be out "Hit the ball twice" of a no-...
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Who is out if both batsmen end up at the same end and the fielders hit the stumps at that end?

I have a query regarding a run out dismissal: Who is out in the following scenario: The batsman runs, while his partner doesn't. Both batsmen end up at the non-striker end, and a fielder hits the ...
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How many extra balls occur after a no ball in T20?

If a no ball is bowled in T20 cricket, a free hit follows. Does the "free hit" delivery count as one of the over? In other words, would an over in which the sixth delivery is a no ball contain 8 ...
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What is the shield-like gear the umpires are wearing at the IPL?

The umpires in this(2016) IPL are wearing a shield like gear on their hands. What is it called? I have read from a couple of articles that it is for deflecting the ball, thus protecting themselves. ...
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Why LBW is given not when ball is not pitched in Stump line while bowling around the wicket

When bowler is bowling over the wicket and ball pitches out side off and is hitting the stumps, the LBW is given. But when bowler is bowling around the wicket and ball pitches out side of leg but ...
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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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Does bat tampering exist in cricket?

I have been going through this post when I stumbled across this doubt. Is there anything like bat tampering in cricket? I did a quick search through the Lords Laws of cricket, however, I haven't ...
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Were there any Moneyball-like instances in history of cricket?

Moneyball was an instance in Baseball where the Oakland contingent have used statistics and data science for buying-selling as well as team selection. So, was there any such instance in the history ...
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Cap colour in IPL

If a player is the highest run scorer and at the same time is the highest wicket taker in IPL, which colour cap would he wear?
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In recent IPL T20 cricket matches, are the commentators in the stadium or watching a broadcast in a studio?

I have been watching cricket on tv for years and have occasionally seen the commentary box. Usually, the camera will be behind the commentators and the image will show the commentators watching the ...
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Are LED stumps allowed by the Laws of Cricket?

Cricket's Law 8.1 states Two sets of wickets shall be pitched opposite and parallel to each other at a distance of 22 yards/20.12 m between the centres of the two middle stumps. Each set shall ...
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LBW and aiding umpire [closed]

We get replays, Hawk-Eye wherein we get to know that the ball was pitch in line or outside leg/off stump. Is having lines drawn in the middle of the pitch from stump to stump a bad idea? I think ...
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Is a ball which passes behind the batsman and over the stumps a wide?

If the ball goes behind the batsman, and then goes over the wickets without touching the wickets, then is it a wide ball?