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The rules are very clear, the wicket keeper is the only player allowed to wear gloves. All other players would incur a 5 run penalty every time they touched the ball while wearing gloves. This includes for instance taking off your hat in order to use it to catch the ball (I have seen this done in a park cricket match!). See Law 41 in the rules of cricket ...


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There are several occasions where man of the match award has been shared by two players Ravi Bopara and Suresh Raina : http://crickethighlights.com/2011/09/suresh-raina-and-ravi-bopara-joint-men-of-the-match-ind-vs-eng-odi-4th/ Muralitharan and Ashraful : www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/image/187690.html


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The Laws of Cricket say that you can declare any innings, no matter what the agreed length is. ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals, however, are playing under the ICC Playing Conditions, which modify the Laws of Cricket. Both the ODI and the T20I playing conditions say "Law 14 shall not apply." (Law 14 is Declaration and Forfeiture.) The analogous domestic ...


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There is no maximum number of overs allowed to be bowled in a Test match. The extent of play is determined by time. On the last day, the provisions for the "last hour" apply. At least 15 overs need to be bowled after the last hour has started. If a team is short of victory when the time is up and the 15 overs have been bowled, the match is a draw.


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As the question is about sharing the player of the match award between two players from same team, here is the example for that in an international match. Sunil Gavaskar and Chetan Sharma shared the "Man of the match" award in World Cup 87. Scorecard of the match.


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Yes, it's possible to share the Man of the Match award between two players of the same team. In a day/night 20-over domestic match between Lahore Eagles vs Karachi Dolphins on 4th December 2012, the man of the match award was given to Atif Maqbool (Karachi Dolphins) and Shahzaib Hasan (Karachi Dolphins). Source


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As per the current rules set by ICC, a player is prohibited from representing one country if they have represented another ICC Member at Under 19 level or above, in an ICC sanctioned* match (Test matches, ODIs, ICC Global or regional event) in the immediately preceding four years. *ICC Sanctioned - This only includes the national Under 19 teams in the Under ...


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There is no system of cards in Cricket. The instances you mentioned were funny ones. Shane Warne was shown a yellow card during the Tsunami welfare match between ICC World XI and Asia XI. Here, Shane Warne at the end of 49.5 overs of the first innings ran to the pavilion presuming the overs quota was completed. The Umpire Billy Bowden called him back and ...


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Can a player aged 19 play under 19 international cricket match? (Since 19 is not under 19) The age of the player is not determined during the world cup. It is determined on 1st of September before the world cup. E.g. For ICC U19 World Cup 2014 the age of the players was determined based on 1st September 2013. That means any player must be under 19 on 1st ...


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The ratings system used by the ICC to rate countries is a modified (simplified) form of the Elo rating systems. The basic idea behind these type of systems is that A win always increases your rating A lose always decreases your rating The amount the rating changes by depends on the rating of the two teams before the match If a low rated team beats a high ...


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Law 2 in the ICC Law Book states that, Batsman retiring A batsman may retire at any time during his innings when the ball is dead. The umpires, before allowing play to proceed shall be informed of the reason for a batsman retiring. (a) If a batsman retires because of illness, injury or any other unavoidable cause, he is entitled to resume his ...


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The Laws of Cricket say in Law 5: In a match of more than one day’s duration, the captain of the fielding side may demand a new ball after the prescribed number of overs has been bowled with the old one. The Governing Body for cricket in the country concerned shall decide the number of overs applicable in that country, which shall not be less than 75 ...


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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 many articles this is the result: England has gotten the most punishments for slow over rate that is 18 occasion behind them is Sri Lanka with 17 times. For ...


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Cricket is governed by two things, the Laws of Cricket and the Playing Conditions. The former are strict and do not change very often whereas the Playing Conditions allow different competitions to make adjustments to suit their needs while still conforming to the Laws. In the case of international cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) maintains a ...


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No, it is not allowed to bowl chain overs in any Cricket matches. See the law 22.1 1.. Number of balls The ball shall be bowled from each end alternately in overs of 6 balls. Is it not allowed from the beginning of international cricket history or did the ICC banned it recently? It is not allowed from the beginning of Cricket history. Does the ...


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According to the official ICC Squad Registration Form, there can be a maximum of 18 players in an squad in both Men's and Women's Cricket. ICC Squad Registration Form - Men's Cricket ICC Squad Registration Form - Women's Cricket


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Martin guptill and Tom Latham get joint man of the match award for a record partnership in 2015 in harare in Zimbabwe on 04 Aug 2015 for the runs 236 and winning Newzeland by 10 wicket -Reference


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The number of bouncers allowed per over irrespective of the batsmen facing is 1 in ODI's and T20's but two in Test matches . But the current rule change which is yet to be implemented will allow bowlers to bowl two bouncers irrespective of the format of the game. No. Number bouncers is only per over not per batsman . Any pitched ball above shoulder is a ...


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The answer is clear. No run has been scored at all in this case. Both batsmen need to run and cross over in order to score runs. Now, in normal circumstances if you run two but a batsmen doesn't quite ground their bat over the line during the first run, the Umpire calls 'one short' and 1 of the two runs is deducted. So I think you are asking whether this ...


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Leg Before Wicket (LBW) is never as straight forward as other forms of dismissals like Caught or Bowled. More often than not, there is that element of doubt as to whether The ball would have gone to hit the wicket or The ball hit in line with the wicket or The ball pitched outside leg stump or If there was an inside edge before the ball hit the stumps. ...


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Yes, ICC Champions Trophy scheduled to take place in England this year will be the last. This was done mainly for two reasons: There already is an ODI tournament, the World Cup, that features all major teams. Probably, the ICC felt that there is no need for another ODI global tournament. There was no world tournament for Test matches. So it was logical ...


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It is indeed forbidden for a bowler to bowl two overs in a row. Please note that it used to be possible, as explained by Gerald Brodribb in Next Man In. Until 1889, it was not possible for a bowler to change his bowling end more than twice in an innings, and he was allowed to bowl two consecutive overs to change ends. (However, it was forbidden to change ...


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One day internationals are defined by the ICC as occurring between senior teams representing their country in ICC sanctioned matches. Under 19s cricket is clearly a very different standard and it would obviously make no sense to roll these games into career ODI statistics. Likewise, T20I cricket must be senior teams representing their country, so IPL, BBL ...


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As of 1st October 2012, the number of allowed bouncers per over is 2 for Test Matches, 2 for ODIs (changed from 1), and 1 for Twenty20 Internationals. Each of these is above shoulder height. In addition, any ball above head height is wide. If you bowl too many bouncers in an over (no matter to which batsman), you get warned twice and taken off at the ...


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After the team batting first has started its innings and there is an interruption due to rain or any other factor, Duckworth-Lewis Method can be applied. This DL algorithm is applied and the target for the team batting second is calculated based on the overs that can be bowled as decided by the umpires. If I understand your question correctly, you are ...


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Super over, or one over eliminator is used when both the teams end up on the same score at the end of a T20 game. This is similar to a penalty shootout in football or a tie-breaker in tennis. Both team captains have to give a list of three batsmen and a bowler from their team to the umpire. These 4 players from each team will participate in the super over. ...


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The exact amount depends on which category of violation defined under the ICC Code of Conduct the offence made by the offender falls . It is decided by the Match Referee and he presents his report about the incident after the end of each match to the ICC officials . ICC Rule Book here. Excerpts: Any one of the following individuals can report an ...


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What is meant by reserve day? From Wikipedia - Limited overs cricket: Important one-day matches, international and domestic, often have two days set aside, the second day being a "reserve" day to allow more chance of the game being completed if a result is not possible on the first day (for instance if play is prevented or interrupted by rain). And ...


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The Duckworth-Lewis method is explained on the ICC website: Duckworth-Lewis Method description and guide to usage Duckworth-Lewis method FAQ Despite much confusion amongst the media, the players, and the public, the actual principle is relatively simple. When an interruption causes one team to have less resources available than the other team, the target ...


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Is there any bowler who take 10 wicket haul in any kind of international format either Test, ODI or T20? At present, only two players you have mentioned have taken 10 wickets in an innings in any type of international matches. Best bowling figure in ODI is: 8.0-3-19-8 by Chaminda Vaas of Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe as Colombo (SSC) on 8 Dec 2001. Have a look ...


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