Laws of Cricket - Quiz 2

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1. When does the ball cease to be dead?
(Select one answer)

a) When it is thrown back to the bowler
b) When the bowler delivers the ball
c) When the bowler starts his run up
d) When the batsman is ready to receive the next ball

2. A batsman is injured and unable to complete his innings. How should this be recorded in the scorebook?
(Select one answer)

a) Retired - Not out
b) Retired hurt
c) Not out
d) Retired - Out

3. When does a batsman, who is not opening the innings, start his innings?
(Select one answer)
a) When the bowler starts his run up
b) When he reaches the wicket
c) After he has taken guard
d) When he steps on to the field of play

4. A ball which is not a No ball, hits the striker's bat and accidentally lodges in the wicket-keeper's pads without hitting the ground. On appeal how does the umpire respond?
(Select one answer)
a) Calls & signals "Dead ball"
b) Gives the striker out Caught
c) Calls Not out

5. A slow bowler delivers a ball that passes the striker above the height of his waist, without pitching, and goes through to the wicket-keeper. The striker was standing upright in his ground when the ball passed him. This is the first occurrence by this bowler. What does the umpire do?
(Select one answer)
a) Calls and signals "No ball"
b) Calls and signals "Wide ball"
c) Warn the bowler that bowling high full tosses constitutes unfair play
d) Nothing