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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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Double play in basebal

Bases loaded and ball bounces in front of third baseman, he pickss up the ball and touches third for force out from nd bas. can he throw home for another force out or can the runner who was on third ...
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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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For how many points in a game volleyball is played?

In volleyball how many points to be win normally by a team to take that game?
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Can you be run out if the bails are already knocked off?

If a fielder is trying to run out a batsman by throwing the ball at the stumps, he might hit after the batter is safe, dislodging the bails and stumps, and the ball runs away across the field ...
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Why do batsmen tap their bat on the pitch?

Whenever any batsman comes to the crease, he almost always taps his bat on the pitch. Is there any reason for them to do this? Maybe to make the bowler wait longer to try and put him off? Could there ...
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How do you think the future of CR 7 and Juventus? [on hold]

i love CR7,but after he join into Juventus it seems all change a lot, so you think CR 7 will get a better football career? How do you think Juventus’ performance this year?
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If during a struggle defender crosses the line but raider does not then the raider is declared out or not?

In Kabaddi, if a raider goes into struggle and while tackling the raider a defender enters the opponent team's court and raider some how is tackled by the defenders then the raider is declared out or ...
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Inbound basketball passed outside the court, then dribbled in

I was watching a local college basketball game last night (SSAC) and saw something I really don’t understand, so I thought I would do some research. I’ve come up empty so far. The opposing team was ...
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Does a tennis player lose point if he hits opponent with racquet due to follow through over the net?

Tennis Player hits opponent with racquet due to follow through over the net when opponent is very close to the net. Does he lose the point.
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When a player calls against themselves, can the umpire overrule them?

Can an umpire overrule a player that called against themselves?
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How many people play water polo around the world?

I found the FIFA Big Count about soccer/football, but no similar number for water polo by FINA or any other source. What is a reasonable guesstimate? (If it improves the question, I can be more ...
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How to handle a short ball which has dropped below the level of the net

If I am a bit late to a short ball which has dropped below the level of the net I tend to hit up fairly crudely and the ball will land somewhere in no mans land which can be easily attacked by an ...
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How heavy should my dumbbells be [migrated]

I want to know what’s the right weight for a dumbbell for me Iam skinny fat in a way iam 66 kg iam 183cm tall and I think my body structure is rectangular what is the right weight for muscle ...
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OJ Mayo NBA star

It Has recently been brought to my attention that OJ Mayo would like to make a return to the NBA. I was just curious as to if he did decide to return after his two-year ban would he be returned to the ...
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What do these numbers mean in the tennis WTA calendar?

Take a look at the rectangle in this picture. I understand that M stands for the whole amount of participants (it is like "S" for Singles). Q stands for qualifiers. D for doubles tournaments. X ...
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How does 'airbreak' work on airsoft guns?

I'm a rookie in the sport of Airsoft and have heard of airbreak feature installation but still couldn't figure out how it works. It is known to be used for making the Airsoft gun more silent, but I ...
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Which kind of out did Contreras get at bottom 2nd in the game of Dodgers vs. Cubs at April 25, 2019?

at bottom 2nd in the game of Dodgers vs. Cubs at April 25, 2019, Contreras ran towards the home plate first and then back towards the 3rd base, and then out. Why was that? Which kind of out did ...
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How do tennis players get into tournaments?

In tennis, I know there are multiple ways to enter a tournament (if there are more, I've never heard of them): direct entry wildcard qualifying How does a player get in using these methods? I'm ...
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Anyone know who’s autograph this is? [on hold]

Not sure who’s autograph this is. Any help would be appreciated!
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At which height from the ground(court) the net should be kept b/w the poles in badminton?

What is the height of the upper edge of the net from the court in badminton game?
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How can I wire a crane stock battery to a PEQ box?

A while ago, I got a crane stock battery for the G&G GR15. Of course, as things happen, I ended up getting a different gun (the ICS CXP-UK1). Since the CXP is wired to the front, is there a PEQ ...
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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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Can a player be replaced after the team is announced for a cricket match?

After a team has been named, can any players be replaced? What is the limit of this replacement? For example, if half the team were injured while warming up, can they be substituted or otherwise ...
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How to choose best looser in football [closed]

Between a team that draw 1-1 during 90 minutes and was beaten with 12-13 by penalty and a team that draw with 1-1 also and was beaten 5-4 in a penalty shootout, which team is to be pick as best looser ...
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What limits are there for an NFL teams reserves list?

There is a maximum to the number of players that are allowed on the active roster of a team in the NFL, but is there any limit to the number of players who may be placed on a teams reserve list (...
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Does Nippon Badminton Association forbid players from swapping shirts?

After yesterday’s game between Kentō Momota and Luís Enrique Peñalver at the World Championships in Basel, Peñalver indicated that he wanted to swap shirts with Momota. Momota’s reaction was a bit of ...
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Why have “less than 250 feet” in rule 5.05(a)(5) if rule 2.01 renders its chance of occurrence to zero?

While reading Rule 5.05, I came across the following in (a)(5): A fair ball passes over a fence or into the stands at a distance from home base of 250 feet or more. Such hit entitles the batter ...
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Is it allowed to hit the ball twice to save the wicket?

If the batsman hit the ball and hits the ball while going to the wicket if he stops the ball by the bat he is out or not out?
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Can this July 1958 NYC baseball game be identified?

I've got two photos of a night game in NYC area after July 4, 1958 and before the end of August 1958 (when film was developed), likely around July 5 or 6. Can anyone identify: The Stadium The Home ...
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What are the differences between the Power Forward and Center positions?

What are the differences between the Power Forward (PF) and Center (C) positions? Several PF/C players, such as Tim Duncan, have been considered a power forward and/or a center. Based on the ...
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Is there any point in training medium-fast running for football?

I define medium-pace running as fast running but where you aren't actually going all-out. Say fast all-out sprinting is what you can hold continuously for less than 2 minutes, and let's say jogging ...
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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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How does the the pitcher get the win?

In the game with Padres and Phillies, how does Lucchesi get the win while the game was tied at 2 to 2 when he left after 6 innings?
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Why is special case of handball above the shoulder allowed under the revised IFAB rules (2019/2020)?

According to IFAB's recent changes to the rules: It is usually an offence if a player: touches the ball with their hand/arm when: the hand/arm has made their body unnaturally bigger ...
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Run out before completing second run [closed]

A batsman falls on the wicket before completing the second run. Is he out in this instance. Neel
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Touching ball scenario in 8-ball

In the game of 8-ball: suppose my opponent plays his/her shot without a foul, and the cue ball ends in a touching-ball situation (that is, the white ball stops right next to a ball, declared to be ...
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Defensive strategy for U14 football

I've managed the same group of underage boys players for the last 3 years. At U11, offside didn't apply, and I didn't concern myself with defensive strategy. At U12, where offside did apply, I ...
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American billards, foul in last ball (black)

I searched a lot about last ball fouls, but I couldnt conclude any answers. I got two scenarios: If only black ball remains and Player A fouls, what does Player B do? Can player B do free-shot? I ...
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In cricket, is it a no-ball even if the ball hits the wicket?

I play cricket every summer and have been ever since I was little. During a match I was bowling. The rule in the league I play for is If the ball is bowled (without hitting the ground) above waist ...
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Why are combined no hitters so rare?

The other day, the Astros pitched only the 14th combined no hitter in MLB history by a starter and reliever(s). I believe that there were actually more than 14 complete game no hitters by only ...
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How does the RB know when to grasp the ball on a read option and when the QB is selling the fake?

In American football, on read-option plays, how does the RB know when to fully grasp the ball and when not to because the QB "pulls" the ball? Commentators praise the QB on plays where he sticks the ...
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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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How is the “best loser” determined in football?

We have played a 7-team competition, all seven teams met, we eliminated the team with the lowest points. After that the remaining six teams played knock out games and the three winning teams will go ...
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MLB- biggest comeback to make playoffs

In theme with the Mets attempting to make the NL Wild Card spot during the 2019 MLB season, despite grossly underperforming before the All Star break, what has been the biggest turnaround for a team ...
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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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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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Why is cricket not played at the Olympics?

I am a big fan of cricket but cricket is not played in Olympics I want to know the reason of cricket is not played in Olympics
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How do I memorize hand signals faster being called out as a play during football?

I’m in high school football, currently playing as a wide receiver and corner. I was wondering what is an easy way to memorize plays. I have such a hard time doing this when the coaches end up calling ...

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