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Laws of Cricket - Quiz Ten

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1.The striker hits the ball, which is not a No ball, and it lobs into the air and looks as though it will land on his stumps. The wicket-keeper was close to the stumps ready to take a simple catch when the striker knocks the ball away with his hand which isn't holding the bat. There is an appeal. Is the striker out, if so how?
(Select one answer)

a) Not out
b) Out, Caught
c) Out, Obstructing the field
d) Out, Handled the ball

2. The striker makes a lawful second hit of the ball, using his bat, to defend his wicket. The ball goes into the slips and a fielder picks up the ball and throws it at the striker's stumps. He misses the stumps and the ball rolls into the outfield. The batsmen run and complete one run before turning for a second. What should the umpires do?
(Select one answer)

a) Do nothing
b) Call and signal Dead ball after 1 run is completed
c) Call and signal Dead ball when the ball is dead

3. The ball is delivered and the batsman hits it through the covers and sets off for a run. A fielder stops the ball and throws it to the wicket-keeper who removes the bails with the non-striker out of his ground. As the non-striker walks back to the pavilion, the striker notices that a bail is lying on the ground at the bowler's end. He mentions this fact to the umpire. What should the umpire do?
(Select one answer)
a) Do nothing
b) Call and signal No ball

4. The batsman makes good his ground but then jumps to avoid being hit by the ball. He is in the air as the ball breaks the wicket. How does the umpire answer an appeal?
(Select one answer)
a) Not out
b) Calls and signals "Dead ball"
c) Out, Run out

5. Batsmen and fielders are complaining that they are being disadvantaged by the fading light.  Who can determine whether or not play will continue?
(Select one answer)

a) Batsmen at the wicket
b) Captain of the batting side
c) Umpires
d) Both captains together