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Which team has gotten the most punishments for slow over rate?

I searched for different articles on low over rate punishment and found many article on ICC official website under search term low over rate, Link to Website search result. After manually checking ...
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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?

Nobody is out. When the wicket was put down at the non-striker's end, the batsman who owned that ground (whichever reached that ground first) was in their ground so are not out. After that, no wicket ...
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Player who score 200 in t20 games?

Nobody has scored 200 in an international, IPL, or T20 Blast match, with the top scorer in a major T20 match being Chris Gayle, who scored 175 for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL match. ...
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Is there an official software to calculate Duckworth-Lewis Method?

There are any number of unofficial calculator apps available on the web - a simple google search will give you links. The official software for calculating DLS (Duckworth-Lewis-Stern) scores is ...
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Why did baseball players start wearing gloves but cricket players not?

Regarding 1. Why didn't cricket players ever start wearing gloves? I focused on why baseball players began to wear gloves, because it is a much more answerable question, and can be used to ...
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Lowest score that has never scored by a batsman in an innings?

For Tests and ODIs, Fillet's answer is correct: The lowest score that has never been scored in a Test innings remains 229, which is also the lowest score never achieved in any international, and the ...
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Why LBW is given not when ball is not pitched in Stump line while bowling around the wicket

Because it is in the rules.... LAW 36 (LEG BEFORE WICKET) The striker is out LBW in the circumstances set out below. and (b) the ball, if it is not intercepted full pitch, pitches in line ...
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Is it possible to win a cricket match by 0 wickets?

The match is over as soon as the batsmen complete their first run, so the last five points (from "Player X turns back for another run") are irrelevant. Quoting specifically Law 21.6 Winning hit or ...
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Highest runs scored by the lowest scoring batsman in a full innings in test cricket

The highest low score of an innings in Test matches is 12. As can be seen in the screenshot, this low score has been made on two occasions. The first was by India in the first Test against New ...
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Why Cricket world cup played in 1999 (England) instead of 2000?

If you look at the time of year these world cups took place the time between them are almost comparible. wikipedia list 1975 (7 June - 21 June) England 1979 (9 June - 23 June) England 1983 (9 June - ...
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Does the change to the grounding law apply to stumping?

Law 30.1.2 reads as follows (emphasis added): 30.1.2 However, a batsman shall not be considered to be out of his/her ground if, in running or diving towards his/her ground and beyond, and having ...
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Did Kapil Dev hit a ball across a river into someone's car?

This doesn't seem to be possible. India made two tours of Australia in the 1980s: 1980-81 1985-86 On these tours, three matches were played in Tasmania: A first class match from 11-13 December 1980;...
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What is the result of a fielder jumping from outside the boundary to catch a ball?

The situation described will be a boundary 6 i.e. six runs will be awarded to batting team. The relevant law is as follows 19.5.2 A fielder who is not in contact with the ground is considered to be ...
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Are LED stumps allowed by the Laws of Cricket?

This is allowed by the playing conditions for the specific matches. For example, see the 2016 World T20 regulations: 8.2 [...] The use of LED wickets is permitted.
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Player who score 200 in t20 games?

Dhanuka Pathirana scores 277 in a Lancashire's Saddleworth League. The match seems played in 2007 seems Austerlands - Droylsden (366-3) another source - another source
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Reviewing two things at once

In cricket an appeal covers all forms of dismissal, so even if the bowler appeals for LBW, the umpire can give the batsman out caught if he's happy the conditions for that dismissal have been met. (...
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Are there recorded instances of batsmen not given out due to lack of appeal?

Yes, this happens quite often. The most recent instance of this being the test match between Australia and Pakistan, which finished today. In the first innings, Steve Smith edged a ball (faint edge) ...
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In Cricket what if the ball makes contact with the edge of the bat before hitting the stumps?

The wording of Law 30 which covers the scenario of a batsman getting bowled out is as follows (emphasis mine). Out Bowled (a) The striker is out Bowled if his wicket is put down by a ball delivered ...
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Why is a batsman not permitted to consult with team on DRS?

The Umpire Decision Review System (or DRS) is designed so that teams can review decisions that they feel the umpire may have got wrong. However, there is a catch, in that the team that asks for a ...
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Why is the bowling end changed every over in cricket?

Switching of batting and bowling ends after every over is done to make the game fair and reduce any advantage due to external factors such as: Wind direction (which might support the batsman or the ...
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Running between the wickets rule

This depends on when the hand and the bat became separated. If the bat became separated before the batsman made their ground, then the batsman is out as they never made their ground. If the batsman ...
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Run/Run Out with dropped bat

If a batsman drops his bat while running, and crosses the crease without it - does his team still get a run? Yes. Law 18 of Cricket makes no mention that the bat has to accompany the player for a run ...
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What happens to a half century recorded when a player scores a century?

From Wikipedia article "Cricket statistics": Centuries (100): The number of innings in which the batsman scored one hundred runs or more. Half-centuries (50): The number of innings in ...
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Why is cricket not played at the Olympics?

This what I found from the Internet readings, Cricket was only held at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, only two countries where participated in it, Britain and France where Britain won the Gold. ...
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Is this first time a cricket team lost the match despite scoring more?

No, not by a long way. In December 2014 Sri Lanka scored 242/8 against England's 236/5. However, because of rain delays, they had only 35 overs each, and England batting second achieved the par score ...
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Ball hitting the helmet behind the keeper

This is 5 penalty runs and any runs completed prior to the ball striking the helmet and any penalty for wide or no ball. See law 28.3.
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What is it called when one runs for the second run without touching the crease during the first run?

This is called a short run. Quoting from Law 18: 18.3 Short runs 18.3.1 A run is short if a batsman fails to make good his/her ground in turning for a further run. 18.3.2 Although a short run ...
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Who is next to bat after a batsman is out?

During certain types of dismissals (caught, run-out and obstructing the field), the on-strike batsman after the dismissal is determined based on the position of the not-out batsman on the pitch. If ...
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Why does "rain stop play" in cricket?

There are several reasons. The ball becomes damp by absorbing water. This makes it both softer and heavier, so it loses a lot of bounce as well as reliability and integrity. The ground, especially ...
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What's the official term for the batting player in women's cricket?

As of 22nd September 2021, "batter" is the offical term in both men's and women's cricket - see e.g. Law 25 Batter's innings; Runners.1 "Third man", "nightwatchman" and ...
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