5 Weird Cricket Rules that You May Have Not Known

during the ICC Cricket World Cup match between New Zealand and Scotland at University Oval on February 17, 2015 in Dunedin, New Zealand.

The game we love is full of bravery, artistry and mastery. It is not void of oddities though. For a break, let us have a look at some weird rules of cricket.

How weird are they is for you to decide…

1. You SHALL appeal!

It does not matter if a batsman is obviously out or not. The fielding team MUST appeal for the umpire to raise his finger. However, when the dismissal is quite obvious, the batsman usually walks off, respecting the spirit of the game.

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