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"Ripper" has been an Australian term of delight ("What a Ripper!"; "You little Ripper! "; "Let 'er Rip") for many years now. More analagous and quite common amongst country male folks : " You bloody ripper ". Which literally means 'Bloody bottler, yo
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 conf
Note that while a no ball and a wide ball are types of delivery, dead ball is a state. Put simply, the ball is not dead whenever it is in play. According to Law 23
Good question. A common mistake is to select a bat that is too big for a young player. The temptation may be to buy a large bat for the player to "grow into", to save money as much as anything else, but it's definitely not a good idea
Can an Umpire call "Play" with only one batsman in the ground? I follow up the above question with another one. .
Earlier in the evening, BCCI announced the team for upcoming ODI and T20 series against England. While Virat Kohli was named as captain for both the formats, there were some surprising names which were included in the squad. For ex- Yuvraj Singh and
The amount paid to the players are based on their availability for the matches. If a player was available for all the IPL matches, then that player is eligible for the full amount. If the players were not available for some matches, then they are pai
A Super Over,[1][2] also called a one-over eliminator[3][4] or simply an eliminator,[5] is a tie-breaking method used in limited-overs cricket matches. The super over is a reduced version of the match that consists only of one over (six balls) and tw
Bouncers: A warning to batsmen for not taking bowlers for a ride The bouncer is often associated with bowlers of the 1970s, when the likes of Michael Holding inflicted mayhem in the opposition’s camp through a barrage of balls near the batsman’s head
If a batter pops up or flies out down a base line, and the fielder catching the ball is within a couple feet of the foul line, the umpire will always signal the out, and then "fair" or "foul" depending on where the ball is caught. Why is this? Runner