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In cricket, it's just a hit ball: the batsman can run if he wishes. To counter this, the defense will often put several defending players behind (called the slips) if they think the batsman will hit back there. In Baseball, you must hit within the foul lines; hitting that ball behind is called a foul ball. This is called a strike (one of three), although a non-caught foul ball will not be called as the third strike.

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If the ball hit by a batsman hits the helmet behind the wicketkeeper how much is scored?

5 runs are scored if the batsman hits the ball and the wicketkeeper misses the ball

What does the umpire do when a batsman hits the ball to the boundary?

What does the umpire do when a batsman hits the ball to the boundary

If a batsman hits the ball into the helmet behind the wicket keeper are the runs credited to the batsman?

Under Law 41 the ball is declared dead and five points are awarded to the batting team.

If the ball hit by a batsman hits the helmet behind the wicketkeeper run credited to batsman?

No, it will be awarded as leg byes. Runs are only credited to the batsman if it comes off his bat or glove.

What is a leg ball wicket?

when a ball hits batsman's leg under the knee it is called as leg ball wicket

What ways can you be out in cricket?

There are 11 ways of getting out. The most common are bowled, caught, run out or LBW. The 11 are:- 1. Retired - If any batsman leaves the field of play without the Umpire's consent for any reason other than injury or incapacity, he is recorded as being Retired - out unless the opposing captain says he can play on. 2. Bowled - This is where the bowler's delivery hits the stumps and knocks a bail off the top, either directly or after being deflected by the bat or batsman's body. 3. Timed Out - If a new batsman isn't ready to bat within three minutes of the last batsman being out then the new batsman is out. 4. Caught - This is where the ball is caught by any of the fielding team after being struck by the bat or the batsman's gloves before the ball hits the ground. 5. Handled the Ball - If the batsman touches the ball without the fielders' permission then the batsman is out on appeal. 6. Hit the Ball Twice - This is where the batsman intentionally hits the ball twice with the bat, usually to stop the ball hitting the stumps or to stop the ball being caught. 7. Hit wicket - This is where the batsman knocks a bail off the top off the stumps either with the bat or leg. A batsman isn't out if the batsman hits the wicket to prevent a run-out or a part of the batsman's equipment falls off onto the stumps. 8. Leg Before Wicket (LBW) - If the batsman uses any part of his body to block a bowl that would have hit the wicket, then the batsman is out. The batsman is only out if the point of impact is within the lines between the batsman's and bowler's stump if the batsman hits a stroke or the ball hits the batsman outside the off-stump or between the lines between the stumps if the batsman doesn't hit a stroke. 9. Obstructing the Field - If the batsman obstructs the fielders either by actions or words then the batsman is out, but the batsman can stand in front of the fielders. The batsman can be given out for obstruction if they hit the ball being thrown back to the stumps. 10. Stumped - If the batsman steps over the crease and leaves no part of his body or bat on the ground behind the crease, then the wicket-keeper can knock a bail off the stumps then the batsman is out. This is usually done with spin bowling as the wicket-keeper is close to the stumps. 11. Run-out - This is where the fielder uses the ball to knock the bails off the stumps when the batsman is running between the creases. The batsman closest to the broken stumps is out. Batsmen can't be out if any part of the batsman's body or bat is behind the crease unless both batsmen are behind the same crease. A run-out can only be called if a fielder has touched the ball, so if the batsman hits the ball into the other batsman's stumps then no batsmen are out.

What if the ball was caught when the bat hits the ball and at that time of hitting the ball the bat slips and it hits the ball on its own without batsman's intentions will that be considered as out or?

Yaa, if someone takes a catch then the batsman is out definitely.

How can a batsman get out during the game?

The different ways are:Bowled - When the ball hits the stumpsCaught behind - When the ball nicks the bat and the wicket keeper catches the ballCaught - When the batsman hits the ball and it is caught by a fielderLBW - Leg Before Wicket - When the ball was supposedly heading towards the stump and hit the batsman's pads inteadRun out - When the fielding team manages to dislodge the bails on one side of the pitch with the possession of the ball before the batsman reaches thereStumped - When the wicket keeper dislodges the bails of the stumps behind the batsman when he goes out of his crease and doesnt come inside on time

Can a batsman who hits a ball that reflects off a fieldsmans helmet be given out?

Batsman is declared as not out

In cricket what is it called when the deliver ball hits the stumps at the batsman's and dislodges one or both of the bails?

a. bowled

If the striking batsman hits the ball and runs arriving to the non striking batsman's crease but the non striking batsman never leaves his crease who is out if the striker wicket is hit by the ball?

it is the striking batsman who ran

How batsman gets 5 runs in 1 ball?

If the bowler does a no ball and that is counted as 1 run. The if the batsman hits that no ball for a four, the that is 5 runs from 1 ball

2 batsmen on 94 each 7 to win off 3 balls fall of wicket is not allowed both reach 100 how?

Batsman 1 hits the 1st ball behind the keeper and the ball hits bat pad fielder helmet which is behind the keeper, so batsman 1 gets 5 runs and in the next ball batsman 1 scored another one run. So batsman 1 reached 100 runs and he crossed the pitch. Now 1 ball, 1 run to win and batsman 2 is about to strike. He hits the amazing six which makes him score the century and also team won the match. So in 3 balls both the batsman scored their century without fall of wicket. I hope above is the right answer. Thank u Regards, Karthick Batsman 1 hits the 1st ball to 4 runs in the next ball batsman 1 scored 3 runs but umpire declares one run short now batsman 1 complete his century and batsman 2 is on strike and team needs one run to win Now 1 ball, 1 run to win and batsman 2 is about to strike. He hits the amazing six which makes him score the century and also team won the match. Regards, Sanjit

Is the batsman out in the bowler bowles the ball full toss straight to batsman's shoulder and the batsman hits the wickets with his bat?

Yes. It's Hit Wicket.

Can a batsman be out if the ball hits his glove which is not holding the bat?


Can a batsman be caught out in cricket if he doesn't touch the ball with his bat?

Yes, if the ball hits a glove.

Ways of getting out in cricket?

The following are the ways of getting out in cricket:-Bowled - The stumps being uprooted-LBW- Leg before wicket, the ball hits the pad before bat just in front of stumps.-Catch out- The batsmen hits the ball in the air and is caught by any fielder or wicket keeper.-Caught and Bowled- The batsmen hits the ball in the air and is caught by the bowler who bowled the ball.-Run Out- The batsman attempting a run, isn't able to make the crease and the fielding side player has uprooted the stump with the ball.-Stumped- The batsman advances down the wicket in order to hit the ball but misses the ball and wicket keeper takes the ball and hits the stumps before the batsman reaches the crease back.-Hit wicket- The batsman hits the stumps with any part of his body or gear and the bails are uprooted.-Obstructing the field- The batsman tries to stop a ball when it is being fielded by the fielders.-Handling the ball- The batsman stops the ball with the hand in order to protect the bails.-Time out- The batsman is not able to get to the crease within prescribed period of time.

What is a sixer in cricket?

when the batsman hits a shot and ball goes in the boundary without touching the ground its six so six is called sixer

Can ball pitch outside off stump to get batsman lbw out?

Yes. If it then hits the batman outside of off, then the batsman has to have not offered a genuine shot to be out. If he has offered a shot and it hits him outside off, it is not out. But this is not where it pitched. As long as the ball pitches in-line with the stumps or outside off, the batsman can be adjudged LBW

What is run out in cricket?

A batsman running for a run and fielder throws the ball to the wicket and hits it before the batsman completes the run is run out in cricket.

If batsman get entered in a crease after that ball hits a stump at that time batsman leg and bat both in air then it will be out or not out?

he will be out if he leg and bat is up in the air!!

What is lbw rule in cricket?

If the ball hits the batsman's pad (on his leg) and is "hitting" the stumps (so if the batsman wasn't there, it would hit the stumps) then it is out.

How is batsman out lbw?


In cricket what is a court?

You may be thinking of being caught. If a fielder catches the ball after it has been hit by the batsman from a valid ball, within the field of play and before it hits the ground then the batsman is out - caught.

What is a page ball swing ball and yorker ball?

A yorker ball hits the cricket pitch around the batsman's feet. When a batsman assumes a normal stance this generally means that the cricket ball bounces on the cricket pitch on or near the batsman's popping crease. A batsman who advances down the wicket to strike the ball (typically to slower or spin bowlers) may by so advancing cause the ball to pitch (or land) at or around their feet and may thus cause themselves to be "yorked".