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Laws of Cricket - Quiz Five

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1. Which aspects of the score should the umpires agree with the scorers?
(Select one answer)

a) Runs scored and overs bowled
b) Runs scored and wickets taken
c) Runs scored, wickets taken and batsmen's totals
d) Runs scored, wickets taken and overs bowled

2. The striker sweeps the ball hard towards square leg and hits the umpire who falls to the ground and rolls over. The batsmen start to run. What should the umpire at the bowler's end do now?
(Select one answer)

a) Call and signal No ball
b) Wait until the batsmen complete one run then call and signal Dead ball
c) Call and signal Dead ball immediately
d) Do nothing until the ball is dead

3. As the bowler delivers the ball and before the striker receives the delivery, a close fielder stands on the pitch. What action should the umpire take?
(Select one answer)
a) Call and signal Dead ball
b) Call and signal No ball
c) Award 5 penalty runs
c) Nothing

4. The bowler delivers the ball and follows through on to the protected area. This is the first time he has done this. What action should the umpire take?
V Call and signal No ball
W Call and signal Dead ball
X Caution the bowler
Y Inform the relevant people (Colleague, captains, etc)
Z Award 5 penalty runs
(Select one answer)
a) V, X and Y
b) W, X and Y
c) X and Y
d) X, Y and Z

5. A bowler is observed damaging the ball with a sharp instrument. This is the first time he has been caught. Which of the following actions does the umpire NOT apply?
(Select one answer)
a) Direct the fielding captain to suspend the bowler
b) Change the ball for one of comparable wear
c) Award 5 penalty runs to the batting side
d) Inform the relevant people (Colleague, captains, etc)