popping crease


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popping crease

n
(Cricket) cricket a line four feet in front of and parallel with the bowling crease, at or behind which the batsman stands
[C18: from pop1 (in the obsolete or dialect sense: to hit) + crease1]

popping crease

White line drawn 4 ft in front of the bowling crease. The bowler must deliver the ball with some part of the front foot behind the popping crease. A batsman cannot be stumped or run out if a foot or the bat is touching the ground behind the popping crease.
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The moment Qatar steadied their ship, they got a couple of quick blows to undo their recovery process on the pitch that had chipped off badly nearing the popping crease. As a result, Qatar could manage only 153 for nine despite their best stand of 44 runs, shared by skipper Tamoor Sajjad (34 in 29 balls with two sixes and two fours) and Muhammad Tanveer (26 in 14 balls with three sixes).
He lay still on the popping crease, as the Sri Lanka physio and the Australian team doctor rushed on to the field.
Like Roy, Hales edged a cut, but Morgan's dismissal was more memorable as Dhoni held a mistimed skier in the popping crease, knocking over the stumps in the process.
Going out and across on using the popping crease, Azhar killed the seaming deliveries and using his feet played the spinner with as much ease before missing the line off Anderson.
Moeen Ali's dismissal, stumped after the tightest of third-umpire rulings amid mutterings about a bulge in the hand-painted popping crease counting against him, did not help England - who lost their last five wickets for 40.
There were rumblings, after the allrounder was on the wrong end of the tightest of third-umpire line calls, that the apparently inconsistent width of the whitewash on the popping crease had contributed to his stumping.
an initial with Jonny the will follow up players management Test statement There were rumblings, after the allrounder was on the wrong end of the tightest of third-umpire line calls, that the apparently inconsistent width of the whitewash on the popping crease had contributed to his stumping.
And then Peshawar fast bowler Taj Wali decided to mankad the non-striker Mohammad Irfan - who had casually taken a step out from the popping crease while the bowler was about to deliver.
As per the new run out rule if a batsman is running or diving towards the crease with forward momentum, and has grounded his/her bat behind the popping crease but subsequently has lost contact with the ground at the time of the wickets being put down, he or she will not be run out.
by PTI If a batsman is running or diving towards the crease with forward momentum, and has grounded the bat behind the popping crease but subsequently lost contact with the ground at the time of the wickets being put down, the batsman will not be run out.
An important change with respect to run outs is that if a batsman is running or diving towards the crease with forward momentum, and has grounded his/her bat behind the popping crease but subsequently has lost contact with the ground at the time of the wickets being put down, the batsman will not be run out.
There were also errors in length, though Azhar Ali's routine shuffles forward from the popping crease also played a role in scrambling the Zimbabwe bowlers' plans.