signals a wide in a junior cricket match.
In the sport of cricket, a wide is one of two things:The event of a ball being delivered by a bowler too wide or (in international cricket) high to be hit by the batsman, and ruled so by the umpire. The run scored by the batting team as a penalty to the bowling team when this occurs.
A wide does not count as one of the six balls in an over and it does not count as a ball faced by the batsman.
When a wide is bowled, one run is added to the runs scored off that ball, and is scored as extras and are added to the team's total, but are not added to any batsman's total.
A batsman cannot, by definition, be out bowled, leg before wicket, caught, or hit the ball twice off a wide, as a ball cannot be ruled as a wide if the ball strikes the batsman's bat or person. He may be out handled the ball, hit wicket, obstructing the field, run out, or stumped.
If the wicket-keeper fumbles or misses the...