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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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The referee will not require two players from the same team to leave the field if they collide and they need immediate attention (ie. are seriously injured). p. 73 - 74 of the 2013/14 FIFA Laws of the Game (abridged for clarity): The referee must adhere to the following procedure when dealing with injured players: ... play is allowed to ...


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Depending on the gym you're climbing at, even inexperienced climbers can enjoy a relatively high amount of safety. The most important hardware question to ask of the climbing gym is if they use ATC's or Grigri's for belaying. ATC's require more attention from the belayer. Grigri's engage automatically. Independent from the hardware used at the gym, any ...


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If you feel that you are falling I believe the best you can do is to tuck to avoid injuring your wrists/elbows and avoid hitting the slope with your head. In certain situations falling can be avoided, but I don't know any techniques for that - it comes naturally with your experience, I believe. After the fall I do try to turn to my back - but I don't lift ...


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To a large extent, "positions" aren't defined in the NFL - there's nothing that says that only "a quarterback" can do stuff which a quarterback normally does. If the Patriots wanted Edelman to throw a pass, they can do that, whether that be for one play or the rest of the game. They could equally do this with a running back, a cornerback or any other player, ...


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Appendix 7.5 of the IPL playing conditions states, Should any player (including the batsmen and bowler) be unable to continue to participate in the Super Over due to injury, illness or other wholly acceptable reasons, the relevant Laws and Playing Conditions as they apply in the main match shall also apply in the Super Over. Bowling injury: As per the ...


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New tyres simply make the kart go quicker by providing more grip. Even if a tyre fails, you are highly, highly unlikely to be in any danger as a result. You might spin if a rear tyre fails partway through a quick corner, but your son will spend more time spinning off at the start of his karting career as a result of driving incorrectly than he will through ...


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Follow your feelings and do what you love! Why do runners love running? Runner can experience wears such as blisters, feel odd pains or feel pains too late. If you have too much adrenaline in your blood, you may feel abrupt pain at the very end and not during running -- this makes it extremely important to design training schedule or you may break your ...


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You definitely can do it, and it is fine where you have clean, dry climbing surfaces. I have had no problems doing it on occasion in the summer when I have not had my rock boots, but I wouldn't want to do it. I don't know how practical it is to train this way though, as if you decide to climb outdoors it will not be as useful as having learnt the skills ...


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Good try, but that's not what it means. It means that the player is healthy and eligible to play, but the coach has decided not to use him. Players usually become a healthy scratch after poor performances or as a wake-up call.


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It contains anesthetics. When players get hit or tackled they could be in great amount of pain, but their team still needs them to play. The physicians apply the spray and the injured body part goes numb, so players can continue playing with no pain. Source


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One thing I would mention is to try to minimize the risk to your environment and yourself. Use whatever control you have to avoid colliding with other people as well as trees, rocks, etc. Try and warn someone if it looks like you may collide. Usually this won't leave enough time to actually react but it may work. I also try to slow myself as much as ...


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I'd agree with @Reustonium that Grigris will be safer initially, but it will be worthwhile learning with ATC's as when you progress to leading you will be thankful for the extra practice with them. If your gym is anything like the indoor climbing centre I got my wife to learn at, the regulars will also be able to keep an eye out for obvious problems, such ...


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Quarterbacks are not more prone to injury. According to a Washington Post Article, a QB is injured once every 236 plays, while running backs and wide receivers are injured on average every 50-80 plays. Another way to measure the injury chance is the number of players on injured reserve: which also shows that being QB is one of the safer positions. Reasons ...


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It is for player safety. if you jump in the air to go over someone you basically put the defender in a position where they must commit an illegal tackle. Really the only/most effective tackle of a guy in the air is to put your head down and spear him... good luck wrapping him up. the player being tackled has a much better chance of getting a helmet to ...


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It does happen, one famous example is the following: Real Madrid insured C. Ronaldo's legs for £90M ($144M) in his first (or second) season with the team, after a small injury during the pre-season preparations. Also note that national football associations usually (at least in Europe) have insurance policies with clubs, in case a particular player gets ...


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This site gives a description of throwing technique for a cricketer: http://www.coachingcricketexcellence.co.uk/cricket-coaching-advice/catching-and-fielding/how-to-throw.shtml It describes the side-on technique, where you point with your non-throwing arm towards your target and you then can use your weight to provide impetus to the ball. For a different, ...


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I wouldn't trust a belay partner who hasn't received basic instructions and has some practice. Using a device like a Grigri makes belaying very simple, but still has room for error. Belaying errors, regardless of the device used, can lead to a freefall. For your first climb you should be sure to get instructions from a certified instructor. Once you're ...


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There is always a reserved umpire in any match. So if any umpire get injured the reserved umpire is called for umpiring. Mostly host nation's umpires are used as reserved umpires. See in a Test match between New Zealand and West Indies Gregory Brathwaite is a reserved umpire.


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The spray is an aerosol containing menthol. Menthol cools, and the act of spraying aerosol is cooling. (Boyle/Charles/Combined Gas Laws -- when the pressure of a gas is reduced, the temperature goes down.) By drastically cooling the area, it applies temporary pain relief. Very temporary, but for minor dings it gets rid of the pain so they can play. Most (...


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The spray is actually a burst of very cold water/mist with ingredients to help/make it cool (I don't have one on hand to know what is inside). The term 'magic' can refer to its history and the seemingly miraculous way the player gets back on his feet. It is cold because it can help with reducing inflammation which in turn can reduce pain on knocks / joints. ...


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Assuming you're talking about the 'armor' some batters wear (not a purely supportive brace made out of terry cloth or similar), the leg brace is usually to shield the batter from a ball striking his leg, often caused by a foul off of a ball in on the hands. Those balls can come with substantial force directly down into a player's ankle or calf (or higher ...


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In the NFL, there are injury designations. The injury designations indicate what percentage or chance that they'll play for that given day. The NFL specifically has one that outlines them based on percentages: Inactive (IA) - Players are officially inactive for the current game and will not play Out (O) – Not scheduled to play Doubtful (D) – Players ...


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You should start excising atleast a week before you start playing. Since its been so long since you played, your knees and muscles would be a little rusty. You might want to stretch them out. Don't just start playing one fine day, trust me, you will have to endure a lot of pain and discomfort after the game. Take it slow Start by getting up in the morning ...


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Certainly at the local level here in the uk for non serious injury we would use a player or spectator as the square leg or non strikers end umpire whilst standing at the bowlers end for both bowlers. At representative and first class level you will have a reserve / 3rd umpire appointed who would take over the duties of the umpire who had become ...


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If an onfield umpire is ill or injured in an international match, then he is replaced by the third umpire. The duties of the third umpire are then performed by the fourth umpire. An example of this was 1st ODI: India v Australia at Vadodara where the planned umpire Mark Benson fell ill shortly before the match, and was replaced by the planned 3rd Umpire, ...


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Bill Barnwell, then of Football Outsiders, developed a metric called Adjusted Games Lost in 2008. It attempts to assign an "injury cost" to each game missed by a player. He explains it further in a New York Times article: That metric builds upon eight seasons of data, from 2001 to 2008, to assign each game missed by a player a numerical value of “injury ...


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Some teams do insure certain contracts, however many contracts are too risky for any insurance writer to issue a policy (A great example is Amare Stoudamire's contract with the Knicks). The issue that necessitates player insurance in the first place is the idea of guaranteed contracts. These are contracts that require the team to pay out the entire value (...


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Having raced karts and cars for many years, the only crucial factors for motor racing shoes are that they can fit into what is often a very reduced space, and they can protect your fit from fire and other damage. A high top will offer more protection, but can be a little restrictive, which is why many opt for lower ankles. For karting the fire risk is low,...


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No, the NBA team can not pay a player less than his contract due to injury. They can, however, get a salary cap extension under the Disabled Player Extension, as detailed: (4) Disabled Player Exception. A team may replace a player who suffers a season-ending injury with one player making up to 50% of the injured player’s current salary, up to a maximum of ...


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