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10 Rules of Cricket That You Have Probably Never Heard of!

Cricket is one of the most followed sports in the world. In fact, there are over a billion followers globally, 90 percent of which are from India. We won’t repeat the cliche of how cricket is a religion in the country, but it is true that people here are passionate about the sport. But why read about cricket rules when we already know so much about it? Isn’t it the boring stuff?

Well, not much as you think. Learning about a sports’ rules can be rewarding. For starters, it takes you closer to the action on field. You are aware about all the intricacies of the game, even the minutest of details behind an umpire’s decisions. Moreover, whenever an awkward or rare situation happens while playing the sport, you are better prepared to handle situation since you know the game’s by-laws.

Remember the Mankading incident at the start of IPL 2019? Debates were bound to happen in the aftermath of the controversial incident. If you were in one of such situations, knowing the facts, the rules of the game would simply set you apart from the crowd in such situations.

Here are the 10 rules of cricket that you probably didn’t know:

10
Hand Ball for Batsman!

9
Timed OUT

8
Obstructing The Field

7
Hit Ball Twice, Get Out Once!

KKR vs RR Super Over 2014
Credits: Cricket Country

6
#Mankading

5
Forfeiture

4
The Gift of 5 Runs 

IPL KreedOn
Credits Times Now

3
No Appeal, No Wicket! – Wierd Rules of Cricket

Vijay Shankar Biography
Credits: Mid Day

2
The Weird Dead Ball Rule

1
Penalty in Rules of Cricket

Monish Gadiya
Monish Gadiya is the Head of Content at KreedOn. He is a thorough tech-enthusiast and believes that innovation is the answer to all the problems prevalent in the society. Monish graduated from University of Pune with a degree in Civil Engineering before pursuing a post-graduate diploma course in intellectual property rights. A die-hard football fan, he has represented his college at various football competitions.

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