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Q: Why is a the score of zero called 'a duck'?
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Why is getting out for zero called a duck in cricket?

Because the another name of zero is duck


Why a zero called a duck?

Because the number zero looks like a Duck egg.


How many runs in cricket give you a duck?

A "duck" is a score of zero (0), from the comparison with an oval duck's egg.In other uses, the slang term for zero is "a goose egg."


In which sport would you use the word duck?

Duck hunting and dodgeball "Duck" is a cricket term. It refers to when a batsman is dismissed for a score of zero. He is "out for a duck".


What is it called when batsman is out on the third ball for zero?

is doesnt matter which number ball there on if they get zero runs it is called a duck but if you get out first ball for zero runs it is called a golden duck. if you dont face a ball and get run out it is called a diamond duck.


What is a duck in a cricket match?

A duck is what it is called when you are made OUT without any score. If you are out on your first received ball that is called a golden duck


What is 'duck'in cricket?

When a batsman plays some balls and gets out at 0 score is called "Duck". And When a batsman gets out on first ball at 0 score is called "Golden Duck".


What is a no score in cricket called?

if a player gets no runs it's called a duck


What is a score in a scoreless game called?

0 zero


What is the name of zero score in tennis called?

"love" means "zero" in tennis


What is the word for a score of no runs at cricket?

If you mean getting out for 0 this is called a duck, getting out first ball is a golden duck.


What is a tennis score meaning zero or nothing?

It is called 'love'.

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