Questions tagged [rules]

Questions about the rules of sports, including regulations for particular competitions or formats. Questions must also be tagged for the specific sport or competition.

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Can a batsman be out hit wicket on a no ball, and do runs scored count? [closed]

A no ball is bowled. The striker hits the ball, but in doing so accidentally puts down their wicket. Will the runs be considered or not? And will be the striker be out hit wicket or not?
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Use of VAR when taking corner kicks

Why doesn't the VAR get used at corner kicks, very often the ball is outside the semi circle, should a team score from the corner kick, should it be allowed
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In Pool… the only 2 balls remains what will happen if [duplicate]

If only the white and black balls remains, and I hit the black one and it’s get in pocket first.. and then the white one goes out the table I consider myself won or lost
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Can several games start at the same time in one tournament?

In professional tournaments/championships and across sports, can different games be started at the same time? When or why would the organisers do that?
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Can the kicker alter the shape of the football before a kickoff, say by banging the tips on the ground?

During the Chiefs-Broncos game in December 2017, I notice that the Chiefs' kicker banged the tips of the football on the ground before placing it in the kick stand, thus altering the shape of the ...
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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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Can the referees self-evaluate during the breaks/intervals? [duplicate]

During football matches intervals, between halves or before overtime, are the referees able to take a look at the dubious episodes of the first half? Should they be able to?
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Is the runner hit by the ball out or safe?

Here is the situation we experienced in Little League baseball: The bases are loaded and the batter hits the ball down the third base line. All the base runners advance and score. But as the batter ...
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Who will take strike for a batsman being out in the middle of an over?

How is it decided who should take strike after a wicket?
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Foul or fair softball

A batted ball hits fair between home and third, bounces into the air and is caught while over foul territory in the air without ever touching foul territory and the player that caught it is in fair ...
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Is a batsman out if his broken bat is caught?

If a batsman's bat breaks while he is hitting a shot and a fielder catches the broken bat - not the ball - is the batsman out?

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