In the sport of cricket, a run is the basic unit of scoring. Sport is an Activity that is governed by a set of rules or Customs and often engaged in competitively Cricket is a bat-and-ball team Sport that originated in England and is now played in more than 100 countries In a Game the score refers to the amount of points achieved by a player or team Runs are scored by a batsman, and the aggregate of the scores of a team's batsmen (plus any extras) constitutes the team's score. Mike Powell cricketerjpg|thumb|200px| Warwickshire batsman Mike Powell]] A batsman in the sport of Cricket is depending on context Any In the Sport of Cricket, an extra is a run scored by a means other than a Batsman hitting the ball. A batsman scoring 50 (a 'half century') or 100 runs (a 'century' or 'ton'), or any higher multiple of 50 runs, is considered a particular achievement. By extension, a partnership of two batsmen moving the team score on by a multiple of 50 runs, or the team score passing a multiple of 50 runs, is also cause for celebration.
The rules concerning the scoring of runs are mostly contained in Law 18 of the Laws of cricket. The laws of cricket are a set of rules framed by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC which serve to standardise the format of Cricket matches across the world to ensure The simplest way for a batsman to score a run is by the striker hitting the ball such that both batsman can run from one end of the pitch to the other without either batsman getting out: the batsmen effectively exchanging positions, so the striking batsman becomes the non-striker, and vice versa. The batsmen may be able to run up and down the pitch more than once, crossing each time, to score two, three or more runs. A batsman can also score four or six runs by hitting the ball to or over the boundary, and may be awarded five penalty runs in certain situations. Boundary has two distinct meanings in the Sport of Cricket; (i the edge or boundary of the playing field and (ii a manner of scoring
Thus, according to Law 18, a run is scored when:
Runs are added to the team score, but not the score of an individual batsman, for extras (no balls, wides, byes and leg byes). In the Sport of Cricket a no ball is a penalty against the fielding team usually as a result of an illegal delivery by the bowler. For other uses of the word or acronym see WIDE. In the Sport of Cricket, a wide is one of two things The event In the ] 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 batsman's body In the Sport of Cricket, a leg bye is a run scored by the batting team when the Batsman has not hit the ball with his bat, but the
To score a run, each batsman must run from the popping crease at one end to the popping crease at the other end. For the goalie's crease in hockey see Goal area. In the Sport of Cricket, the crease is the area demarcated by white For the goalie's crease in hockey see Goal area. In the Sport of Cricket, the crease is the area demarcated by white A run is "short" if one of the running batsmen fails to make good his ground on turning for a further run (that is, the batsman fails to complete the run by putting some part of his body or his bat on the ground behind the popping crease) – in this event, the number of runs achieved is decreased by the number of "short" runs. For the goalie's crease in hockey see Goal area. In the Sport of Cricket, the crease is the area demarcated by white Although a short run also shortens the next run, since the second run starts somewhat closer to the destination than it should, the second run is not regarded as "short" if it is completed. A batsman taking up his batting stance in front of his crease may also run from that point without penalty.
If either umpire considers that either or both batsmen deliberately run short, the umpire can give a warning to the batsman that this is unfair and disallow any earned runs from that delivery. An umpire in Cricket (from the Old French Nompere meaning not equal i If an umpire considers that any batsmen deliberately runs short again in that innings, a 5 run penalty is conceded to the bowling side. An inning, or innings, is a fixed-length segment of a game in any of a variety of Sports &ndash most notably Cricket and Baseball during In practice, this rule is rarely invoked.