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Cricket Quiz: Test your knowledge on the 'No Ball' Rule and Off-side Shots

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According to the rules, how many players can bat per team in Indoor Cricket?

8

If a side is one player short, how many players will be nominated to bat the last four overs?

1

If a side is two players short, how many players will be chosen to bowl the last four overs?

2

If a side has less than 6 players, what is the outcome?

<p>They must forfeit the game</p> Signup and view all the answers

How many overs per team are played in Indoor Cricket?

<p>16</p> Signup and view all the answers

How many balls are bowled per over in Indoor Cricket?

<p>6</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the text, how many fielders can field in either half of the court?

<p>Four</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens when a wicket falls?

<p>The ball becomes dead</p> Signup and view all the answers

When can a ball be scored from?

<p>When it hits the striker's bat</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens if a batter strikes a 'no ball' into a zone and both batters cross and make their ground?

<p>The batting team is credited with 4 runs</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens if a batter is given 'out'?

<p>The side loses 3 runs</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens if the score remains unchanged after 2 deliveries?

<p>The umpire calls '3rd ball'</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the text, when can a batsman be given out on a 'no ball'?

<p>If the ball is hit twice other than to protect the wickets</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the text, what happens if a bowler throws a second delivery?

<p>It will be called a no-ball and the bowler will be instructed to bowl underarm</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the text, when is a 'wide' called?

<p>When the ball passes on the striker's offside, outside the intersection of the batting crease and the edge of the pitch, without being touched by the striker's equipment or person</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the text, what happens if a batter is dismissed on a 'wide' ball?

<p>The batter will be penalized 3 runs</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the text, when does a striker retain the strike after being dismissed?

<p>Unless both batters crossed prior to the dismissal</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the text, when can a striker be given out for 'interference'?

<p>If either the striker or the non-striker deliberately interferes with the ball whilst it is in play</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the text, when is a batter considered out of ground?

<p>If the non-striker leaves the crease before the bowler has delivered the ball</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens if the ball leaves the playing area as a result of being struck by the striker?

<p>The ball is called 'dead ball' and will be rebowled</p> Signup and view all the answers

When can a batter be given run out?

<p>Once a batter is safely behind the crease</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens if the non-striker leaves the crease before the bowler has delivered the ball and the bowler breaks the wicket with the hand holding the ball?

<p>The non-striker is out</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the Mankad?

<p>A legitimate form of dismissal in Indoor Cricket</p> Signup and view all the answers

When is the fielding team given a warning for unfairly impeding the running path of the batters?

<p>If the fielder unfairly impedes the running path of the batters</p> Signup and view all the answers

When can a substitute player join the game?

<p>After the game has officially commenced to replace an existing player who is incapable of completing the game due to injury or illness</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Indoor Cricket Rules

  • A maximum of 8 players can bat per team in Indoor Cricket.

Team Composition

  • If a side is one player short, 7 players will bat, with 3 players nominated to bat the last four overs.
  • If a side is two players short, 6 players will bat, with 2 players chosen to bowl the last four overs.
  • If a side has less than 6 players, the game is forfeited.

Game Structure

  • Each team plays 16 overs in Indoor Cricket.
  • Each over consists of 6 balls.

Fielding

  • Up to 4 fielders can field in either half of the court.

Wickets and Dismissals

  • When a wicket falls, the striker is replaced by the next batter.
  • A ball can be scored from when it is delivered by the bowler.
  • If a batter strikes a 'no ball' into a zone and both batters cross and make their ground, they score the run and retain the strike.
  • If a batter is given 'out', they are replaced by the next batter.
  • If the score remains unchanged after 2 deliveries, the striker retains the strike.

No Balls and Wides

  • A batsman can be given out on a 'no ball' if they intentionally strike the ball twice.
  • If a bowler throws a second delivery, it is considered a no ball.
  • A 'wide' is called when the ball passes outside the playing area or is too high/low to be playable.
  • If a batter is dismissed on a 'wide' ball, they score the run and retain the strike.

Run Outs and Interference

  • A batter can be given run out if they are out of their ground and a fielder hits the wicket.
  • If the non-striker leaves the crease before the bowler has delivered the ball and the bowler breaks the wicket with the hand holding the ball, the non-striker is run out.
  • The Mankad is a run out where the bowler breaks the wicket while the non-striker is out of their ground.
  • A fielding team is given a warning for unfairly impeding the running path of the batters if they intentionally block the batters' path.

Substitutions

  • A substitute player can join the game if a player is injured or ill.

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