Major rules in cricket (Part 3)

Here we continue to share major rules you should remember to start playing cricket fluently.

The fact that process to become a pro cricketer is not easy, you will work hard and practice day by day. However, you can still enjoy this game as an amateur player through basic regulations as following.

Now, how to wicket.

Wicket means that a bowler uses different way to get batsman out of the game. So, how is way to reach a wicket. 

Firstly, bowled

Once ball is bowled by bowler and hit to any part body of batsman, immediately batsman is given out. 

Ball can touch to any part like gloves, clothes, body so on. However, it needs to hit the wicket before touching to any player or umpire. If not, it breaks rule.

Secondly, caught

In case batsman can hit or touch ball by his bat or his hand and glove holding bat, then batsman is given out. 

This situation usually is practiced by fielder, keeper or bowler who catches ball on the full.

Thirdly, LBW- leg before wicket

The next step of the 2ndcase. If batsman hot ball without touching to any body part, there is still an opportunity to have wicket.

It is LBW decision. It belongs to decision of umpire such as: ball is hit in the wicket while it is not pitched on the leg side, it is accepted to give out of batsman.

Fourthly, stumped

If wicketkeeper puts down wicket in the out of his crease and he also doesn’t run. It is called “stumped”.

Fifthly, run out

If bat of batsman is grounded behind the popping crease whereas wicket is put down, a batman is also given out. However, this case is hard to do successfully.

Finally, hit wicket

In case bowler is delivering ball and batsman hit his wicket down by bat or body, it is a way to have a wicket.