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  Extra (cricket)
Category:Cricket In the sport of cricket, an extra is a run scored by a means other than a batsman hitting the ball.
Extras are added to the batting team's score, but are not added to any individual batsman's score.
This rarely occurs in international cricket, for the rule is intended for grounds with many trees or bushes on the field.
encyclopedia.codeboy.net /wikipedia/e/ex/extra__cricket_.html   (621 words)

 Encyclopedia: Cricket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Cricket is also a major sport in England and Wales, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Zimbabwe and the English-speaking countries of the Caribbean, which are known in cricketing parlance as the West Indies.
Cricket was prominent in London as early as 1707 and large crowds flocked to matches on the Artillery Ground in Finsbury.
Kwik cricket is a form of the sport where the bowler does not have to wait for the batsman to be ready before a delivery, leading to a faster, more exhausting game which is often used in school PE lessons.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Cricket   (1597 words)

 Encyclopedia: Extra (cricket)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In the sport of cricket, a wide is one of two things: The event of a ball being delivered by a bowler too wide or high to be hit by the batsman, and ruled so by the umpire.
In the sport of cricket, a bye is a run scored by the batting team when the ball has not been hit by the batsman and the ball has not hit the batsmans body.
Cricket scoring This is a general glossary of the terminology used in the sport of cricket.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Extra-(cricket)   (966 words)

 Extra - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Extra (drama), a character who has no role or purpose other than to appear in the background of a scene.
The Extra Girl, a 1923 film about a small-town girl who comes to Hollywood and becomes an extra in her attempt to achieve stardom.
Extra (cricket), a run scored in the sport of cricket by any means other than a batsman hitting the ball.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Extras   (215 words)

 DM's Explanation of Cricket - The Play
In cricket, the batsman holds his bat with the end on the ground near his toes, requiring a backswing before swinging to hit the ball, and usually swings vertically.
Extra Detail: The bowler may bowl from either side of the wicket, but must inform the umpire and the batsmen if he wishes to change sides.
Extra Details: If a bowler is injured or suspended during an over, the over must be completed by a different player from the fielding team, chosen by the captain.
www.dangermouse.net /cricket/play.html   (1699 words)

 rediff.com: cricket channel - England rejects offer of extra ODI
The English cricket board has rejected India's offer of an additional one-day match between the two sides in January as a quid pro quo for a Test match it does not want to play in England next summer.
Cricket administrators of the two countries are already at loggerheads whether Virender Sehwag, slapped a one-Test ban by the International Cricket Council, is eligible to play the Mohali Test between the two sides, beginning Monday.
But the ICC is in no mood to relent and has even asked the Indian cricket board to announce the team for the Mohali Test to BCCI to prepare its response.
www.rediff.com /cricket/2001/nov/29reject.htm   (499 words)

 A1Darts.com - Dart Games & Dart Rules, Cricket
Cricket is the most common dart game played in bars across America.
Cricket is a game that, unlike x01, requires some strategy which can help a weaker player beat a stronger player.
After you close a number, if your opponent does not have the same number closed, any darts that land in that number count as points for you and are totaled on your side of the board.
www.a1darts.com /dart_rules/cricket.html   (813 words)

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A cricket field is a roughly elliptical field of flat grass, ranging in size from about 90 to 150 metres (100-160 yards) across, bounded by an obvious fence or other marker.
The most serious misconduct in a cricket match is of the order of a rude gesture to an opponent or throwing the ball into the ground in disgust.
If extra overs are bowled before the time one hour before stumps on the final day, then there still must be a minimum of fifteen overs bowled after the time one hour before stumps.
www.cs.purdue.edu /homes/hosking/cricket/explanation.htm   (9560 words)

 Belfast Royal Academy - extra curricular activities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Cricket proved to be a welcome respite and helped to keep a proper balance and perspective on life.
There is no better setting in which to play cricket than the Castle Grounds on a warm sunny morning in the month of May. We batted first and made 105, with David Wilson scoring 24, Jamie Ball 26, and Neil Simpson 27.
Their enthusiasm and loyalty each week, combined with their developing cricket ability were vital in order to keep the morale of the team at its regular high.
www.belfastroyalacademy.com /extra/cricket.html   (3994 words)

 Cricket Ash Vac, the best way to remove ashes. Super Price! Plus Soot Erasers
The compact, elegant Cricket Ash-Vac is the cleanest, easiest, best ---and most stylish---way to remove ashes from your fireplace, woodstove, or grill.
The Cricket Ash Vac doesn't even look like a vacuum, so you can keep it on your hearth all the time.
The Cricket Ash Vac has two filters and a comfort grip wand to clean efficiently 100% of the ash including the square corners.
www.fireplacemall.com /Cricket_Ash_Vac/cricket_ash_vac.html   (301 words)

 Extra Cover - Cricket - www.theage.com.au
The icon of Victorian cricket, who was giving out-of-sorts Matthew Hayden some tips in the Adelaide Oval nets this week, believes Twenty20 is all about "cheap thrills" and, on a serious note, believes it will "hurt bowlers, big-time" in the long run.
South Australian Cricket Association officials went into overdrive to correct the oversight, which it later emerged was a result of the Pakistan team management neglecting to provide the flag.
It would be shamefully unpatriotic of Extra Cover to ignore Lleyton Hewitt as he strives to win his first Australian Open at Melbourne Park today, and we hate to steal his thunder, but it turns out he is not the only Australian sportsman to have a Channel Seven celebrity in his entourage.
theage.com.au /news/Cricket/Extra--Cover/2005/01/29/1106850154468.html   (861 words)

 Scotsman.com Sport - Cricket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
IN A move which was as sudden as it was ruthless, Cricket Scotland last week dispensed with the services of Andy Moles, the coach who last year led Scotland to the ICC Trophy in Dublin to secure their passage to next year's World Cup.
ENGLAND are to take extra time considering their spin options before finalising their squad for...
ANDY Moles is expected to make a shock departure from his position as national coach at Cricket...
sport.scotsman.com /cricket.cfm   (364 words)

I love watching cricket and I think that it is a sport which needs to be nurtured," she said.
"Cricket is game which invokes a lot of patriotic feelings and brings people together," she quipped.
Ritika understands that, by and large, every Indian citizen has a curiosity about cricket and she is trying to fulfil this very need through her website.
www.cybernoon.com /DisplayArticle.asp?section=xtras&subsection=womensextra&xfile=February2005_extraspecial_standard500&child=extraspecial   (800 words)

 Jackson's Extra by P. G. Wodehouse : Arthur's Classic Novels
On the afternoon of June 30th, Henfrey, of Day's, who was captain of cricket, met Jackson on his way to the nets.
One of Mr Dexter's peculiarities was that, while he nearly always sent a boy whom he had fallen foul of into extra lesson --which meant spending from two to four o'clock on the next half-holiday doing punishment work in a form room --he never told him of his fate.
Henfrey, having heard the story, waxed bitter and personal on the subject of lunatics who made idiots of themselves in school and lost Ripton matches by being in extra on the day on which they were played.
arthursclassicnovels.com /arthurs/wodehouse/jextra10.html   (2434 words)

 Indo-Asian News Service -> Pakistan-Sports-Cricket -> India to play extra ODI in Pakistan next year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The original agreement between the two cricket boards was to have reciprocal tours of three Tests and five ODIs.
A compromise deal was reached wherein the Test originally scheduled for the Gujarat city was shifted to Kolkata, and Ahmedabad got an extra one dayer in lieu of the missed Test.
The official also said if India plays six ODIs, it would mean extra television and sponsorship revenues for the PCB since one-dayers were more popular with the public as well as with corporate companies.
www.eians.com /stories/2005/03/28/28jab.shtml   (258 words)

 rediff.com: cricket channel - Nothing extra to prove: Warne
Legspinner Shane Warne says he has nothing extra to prove this summer despite being stripped of the Australian vice-captaincy for off-field indiscretions.
The controversy was the last straw for the Australian Cricket Board after a series of incidents tarnished his reputation and he was demoted from the vice-captaincy.
He was uncertain about the chances of returning to English county cricket, with concern the off-season work could be too much after shoulder, finger and now knee problems.
www.rediff.com /cricket/2000/oct/11warne.htm   (446 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Sport | Cricket
Cricket Australia defended plans to restrict the number of tickets available to England supporters for next winter's Ashes series.
India chiefs are getting their own way in the political scene of world cricket, and deserve to be in a position of power, argues Kevin Mitchell.
C&G Trophy final: Hampshire announced their aim to be taken seriously in top-class cricket with a thrilling 18-run victory over Warwickshire at Lord's.
sport.guardian.co.uk /cricket   (505 words)

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In years to come cricket students will study the scorecards of the Pakistan v England series of 2005-06 and wonder why Shabbir Ahmed didn’t play in the second Test.
This time, of course, the teams will be playing in the aftermath of a terrible natural tragedy, the earthquake that has claimed the lives of 50,000 people in the Kashmir region.
Accordingly, you would expect the two sides to remember that, however serious international cricket is, it’s only a game, and approach it in the right spirit.
www.extra-cover.com   (935 words)

 : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : the extra mile : : indoor cricket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
If you are seeking a fun action-packed team sport that keeps you fit and healthy within a great social environment, then indoor cricket is for you.
Whether you are a regular cricketer keen to maintain your game or a first-time social player looking to enjoy the benefits of this exciting new team sport, indoor cricket offers a fantastic opportunity to be active and socialise at the same time.
The general rules of the game are very similar to versions of indoor cricket in Australia and South Africa with the main difference being that the UK version is played in larger venues with a combination of netting and walls for scoring zones.
www.the-extramile.com /cricket.asp   (290 words)

 Extra Cover - Cricket - www.theage.com.au
International Cricket Council development officers will sort through donations of another kind this week, as they conduct a stocktake of the cricketing booty collected during the Boxing Day Test to be sent to developing cricket nations in the East Asia-Pacific region, such as Indonesia, Japan, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Vanuatu and Samoa.
One former cricketer, 78-year-old John Wise, donated a selection of gear including the boots that he bowled in until he retired from midweek cricket only three years ago.
Anyone who didn't have a chance to bring their used cricket gear to the MCG can still donate it to the budding cricketers of the East Asia-Pacific region by sending an email to the ICC team.
www.theage.com.au /news/Cricket/Extra-Cover/2005/01/01/1104345039295.html   (1293 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Sport | Cricket | Extra contracts agreed
The England coach Duncan Fletcher recorded a significant victory last night when it was announced that 20 cricketers could be awarded central contracts next summer.
The system of central contracts has been identified as one of the main factors behind the resurgence of the England team in the past two years.
At the moment they are paid by their counties, who receive compensation of up to £50,000 from the ECB.
sport.guardian.co.uk /cricket/story/0,10069,773582,00.html   (507 words)

 Extra - TheBestLinks.com - Acting, Internet, Journalism, Movie, ...
In drama, an extra is a character who has no role or purpose other than to appear in the background, ie: for an audience scene, or a busy street.
Usually, all extras are paid, but not much.
In modern times, with the availability of radio, television, and the Internet, extra editions are not very common.
www.thebestlinks.com /Extra.html   (205 words)

 Vernon Junior School - Cricket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Vernon is one of the few junior schools that continue to play hardball as well as Kwik Cricket.
We are able to use the facilities at Poynton Cricket Club and visits to the nets on summer lunchtimes are a regular feature.
There is no cricket "club" as such but any children wanting to try for school teams are encouraged to attend nets or trial games.
www.vernonjunior.school.cheshire.org.uk /extra_curr/cricket.htm   (162 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Sport | Cricket | Cricket: Jones given extra chance to prove fitness for Pakistan tour
Simon Jones is likely to be named next Monday in the England squad for the eight-week winter tour of Pakistan, despite still being sidelined with an injured right ankle which prevented him bowling in the Ashes decider at The Oval.
The 26-year-old Welshman, who failed a fitness test 48 hours before the start of the fifth Test, is being given extra time to prove his fitness in a move befitting his status within the England set-up.
It is still unclear whether the bone spur which is causing discomfort around the joint will need surgery, or if the course of anti-inflammatory tablets, injections and ice treatment has been effective.
sport.guardian.co.uk /cricket/story/0,10069,1571457,00.html   (507 words)

 Extra (cricket)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In the sport of cricket,an extra is a run scored by a means other than a batsman hitting the ball.
Other than runs scored off the bat from a no ball, a batsman is not given credit for extras and the extras aretallied separately on the scorecard.
This rarely occurs in international cricket, for the rule is intended for grounds with many trees or bushes on thefield.
www.therfcc.org /extra-cricket--57827.html   (569 words)

 BBC SPORT | Cricket | Extra juice in Sharjah finale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
But the experience within our team reminded us that Test cricket can never be taken for granted and it is the unpredictability of the game that keeps us all so focused.
Rarely have Australian cricket teams won series is Asia, let alone winning all three matches of the battle.
In a way Richard's opinion worked against his team, because there was undoubtedly an extra hint of determination in the way we went about our business during the final Test.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/cricket/2350483.stm   (501 words)

 CNN/SI - Cricket World Cup '99 - White ball, tight umpiring produce extra extras - Thursday May 20, 1999 11:03 AM
Pakistan previously held the dubious honor for their 42 extras against New Zealand in 1995.
Extras were second top scorer for Zimbabwe and third top for India.
Add to that the Duke-manufactured white cricket balls, which -- beleaguered bowlers insist -- swing more than other balls, and the result was inevitable.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /cricket/1999/world_cup/news/1999/05/20/extras   (419 words)

 Junior Cricket Upper Hutt - 'http://www.juniorcricket.co.nz'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Parents appreciate this forward planning and can be issued with a draw and a map of grounds for the whole year at the beginning of the season.
This trust is an opportunity for ex-committee members of JCUH to continue their stewardship of junior cricket, and of cricket and community sport as a whole.
JCUH is the only junior cricket club in NZ to have its own website at www.juniorcricket.co.nz.
www.juniorcricket.co.nz /history.html   (782 words)

Over the years the hustle and bustle of gully cricket in the nooks and corners of the city has always spoken volumes about the crazy cricket culture inhabited Mumbai.
India's former middle order batsman adds, "Even countries leading in cricket like Australia make sure that their top players devote a considerable amount of time playing domestic cricket." Another problem, which needs urgent attention of the authorities, is the lack of jobs opportunities 'on the field' today.
He further adds, "The lack of space and time in the city has spoiled cricket culture in the city." Interestingly, the sources in the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) say that the politicising of cricket in the domestic circuit has an adverse affect on the game and the players.
www.cybernoon.com /DisplayArticle.asp?section=fromthepress&subsection=sports&xfile=May2005_sports_standard3458   (579 words)

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