Laws of Cricket - Quiz 8

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1.During the bowler's run-up, a fielder moved 10 metres sideways from his original position. Will the umpire take any action?
(Select one answer)

a) Call & signal No ball
b) Call & signal Dead ball
c) Ignore the movement
d) Call & signal dead ball and award 5 runs to the batting side

2. A ball delivered by the bowler comes to rest in front of the line of the striker's wicket. The striker then hits it to the boundary. What is your action?
(Select one answer)

a) Call & signal No ball and immediately call & signal Dead ball and disallow the boundary
b) Call & signal No ball and signal a Boundary 4
c) Call & signal Dead ball
d) Call and signal No ball

3. You call "Over" and move out to position at striker's end for the next over. After one delivery in that over the scorers call to you that you allowed only five balls in the previous over. What should you do?
(Select one answer)
a) Add a ball to the next over at your end
b) Add a ball to the last over of the match if it could affect the result
c) Thank the scorers but tell them that the over as counted will stand
d) Ask your colleague to add an extra ball in the current over

4. You notice that there are 3 fielders on the leg side behind the popping crease as the ball is delivered. Your colleague at the striker's end does not call and signal No ball. The striker edges the ball to 1st slip who catches it. How do you answer the appeal?
(Select one answer)
a) Ask your colleague to call & signal No ball
b) Give the striker Out caught
c) Call & signal No ball and call Not out

5. You call 'No ball' for a front foot infringement. The striker makes no attempt to play the ball which hits him on the thigh pad and goes down to and over the fine leg boundary. How many runs are awarded to the batting side?
(Select one answer)
a) 5 (5 Leg byes)
b) 5 (1 No ball and 4 Leg byes)
c) 5 (5 No balls)
d) 1 (1 No ball)