Quiz 3 - Answers (2018/19)

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1 In a 4 day match the first day is completely rained out without any play. This will have no impact on the number of runs required to enforce the follow on (1 mark)  
  (Law 14.1.2,14.3) True 1
2 An appeal is not required for a batsman to be given out bowled. (1 mark)  
  (Law 31.1) False 1
3 The umpire is required to call "Play" following a drinks break (1 mark)  
  (Law 11.1, 12.1) True 1
You dismiss a batsman off the last ball before lunch. During the lunch break the fielding captain approaches you and requests your consent to withdraw the appeal. Your colleague states that it is too late to recall the batsman as he has left the field of play. What do you do? (1 mark)  
  (Law 31.8) You should revoke the decision and recall the batsman. 1
5 In a Metro Championship match, when can a new ball be taken? (2 marks)  
  (Metro PC 2.10)
At the start of an innings.
After 70 overs.

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6 In a Metro Premiership One Day Match, under what circumstances may a captain adjust his field when a free-hit has been called? (2 marks)  
  (Metro PC 2.11.5) there is a change of striker or,
the No Ball was the result of a fielding restriction breach in which case the field may be changed to the extent of correcting the breach.
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7 At the start of a Metro Premier One Day Match, the captain of one team tells you that one of his players will be 2 hours late, and you agree to allow a substitute to fill in for him. He then asks what restrictions the absent player will have when he arrives, and for how long. What do you tell him? (5 marks)?  
  (Law 24, 25) If the team involved bats first there will be no restrictions, unless the team takes the field before he arrives.
When the player will be absent more than 8 minutes in the field, penalty time will apply
and will be to a maximum of 90 minutes
Until the penalty time is served, the player will not be permitted to bowl.
If there is a change of innings, the player will not be permitted to bat until the penalty time is served,
or the team are at least 5 wickets down.
Penalty time is not accrued during a scheduled break.
In the event of an unscheduled stoppage, stoppage time will count as time served once the umpires are notified the player is available.
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8 Where should the umpires be positioned? (3 marks)  
  The umpires shall stand where they can best see any act upon which their decision may be required.
Subject to this over-riding consideration, the bowler’s end umpire shall stand in a position so as not to interfere with either the bowler’s run-up or the striker’s view.
The striker’s end umpire may elect to stand on the off side instead of the on side of the pitch,
provided he/she informs the captain of the fielding side, the striker and the other umpire.
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9 In a Premier Women's One Day Match, a bowler has already had a first and final warning for bowling a dangerous full toss right at the batsman's head. A number of overs later, the bowler changes end and first ball to the other batsman delivers a very wide full toss, just above the waist, that the batsman smashes over point for 6. What do you do now? (4 marks)  
  (Law 41.7) Call and Signal no-ball immediately
When the ball is dead, repeat the signal to the scorers, followed by a Boundary 6
direct the captain of the fielding side to suspend the bowler immediately from bowling
inform the other umpire for the reason for this action
The over shall be completed by another bowler, who shall neither have bowled any part of the previous over, nor be allowed to bowl any part of the next over.
Report the occurrence to the batsmen and, as soon as practicable, to the captain of the batting side.
Signal a free hit
The umpires together shall report the occurrence as soon as possible after the match to the Executive of the offending side and to any Governing Body responsible for the match.
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