Quiz 2 - Answers (2018/19)

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1 A substitute fielder is only allowed when a fielder has been injured or become ill during the match (1 mark)  
  (Law 24.1.2) False 1
2 The bowling crease shall be considered to be unlimited in length (1 mark)  
  (Law 7.2) False 1
3 The batsman hits the ball.  The batsmen complete 4 runs and have just crossed for their 5th when the ball rolls over the boundary.  The batsmen should return to their original ends (1 mark)  
  (Law 18.12.2) False 1
Under what circumstances should the umpires suspend play, and when should they restart? (3 marks)
  (Law 2.8) The Umpires shall immediately suspend play, or not allow play to start or to recommence,
if either umpire considers that the conditions of ground, weather or light, or any other circumstances are either
dangerous or unreasonable.
Immediately the umpires together agree that the conditions are no longer dangerous or unreasonable they shall call upon the players to resume play.
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5 What offences would be deemed a Level 2 offence? (2.5 marks)  
  (Law 42.3) showing serious dissent at an umpire's decision by word or action
making inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with another player.
throwing the ball at a player, umpire or another person in an inappropriate and dangerous manner
using language or gesture to another player, umpire, team official or spectator that, in the circumstances, is obscene or of a serious insulting nature
or any other misconduct, the nature of which is, in the opinion of the umpires, equivalent to a Level 2 offence
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6 In a 4 day match a batsman is dismissed on the stroke of tea.  After tea as the batsmen make their way out onto the ground there is a sudden heavy shower which forces the players from the ground.  An 90 minutes later when the players return to the field the fielding captain approaches you to complain that the new batsman is not the same batsman as before the rain and is in fact a night watchman.  You realize he is right, and you know the previous batsman had already made it halfway onto the field before the rain came.  What do you do and why? (1 mark)  
  (Law 25) Dismiss the Fielding Captain's objection
A batsman's innings does not commence after the call of time until you call play.
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7 The batsmen lawfully hits the ball a second time and sets off for a run. What should you do?(3 marks)  
  (Law 34.4) Wait until the ball becomes dead for any reason,
or the batsmen complete 1 run.
Disallow all runs to the batting side
Return any not out batsman to his/her original end
Signal No ball to the scorers if applicable.
Award any 5-run Penalty that is applicable except for Penalty runs under Law 28.3 (Protective helmets belonging to the fielding side).
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8 When may a Wicket Keeper move in front of the wicket? (1.5 marks)  
  (27.3.1)When the ball touches the bat or person of the striker or
passes the wicket at the striker’s end or
the striker attempts a run.
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9 In a Premier Men's one-day match between Marist and Sydenham your start is delayed until 11.30 by a damp outfield. At 12.45 with 20.3 overs bowled, heavy rain forces you from the field with Marist 95/1. Eventually you determine play can restart at 3.30pm. The players agree to a 20 minutes break between innings. What are the new conditions of the match? Assuming Marist make 188/6 what is the target for Sydenham to win? Show your working! (6 marks)  
  (D) Effective time lost 50 minutes
(F) Effective time lost 95 minutes
(G) Remaining playing time: 295 minutes
(I) Max overs per team: 38 overs
Bowler Overs: 3 x 8, 2 x 7
Powerplay Overs: 8 + 22 + 8
(L) Rescheduled 1st innings close: 4:44
(N) 2nd innings commences: 5:04pm
(O) 2nd Innings Close: 7:33pm.
Target Score: 210
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