A ball passing on or outside this line is deemed a "leg-side wide", and attracts a 2 run penalty. There are two such lines, one on either side of the wicket, to allow for left-handed batsmen/women.
No player is allowed within this area until the ball has been hit by the batsman/woman, has hit their person, or has passed by them. Incursions bring a "no-ball" call.
is the crease the batsman/woman must maketo score a run. In "normal"
cricket, this line is at the bowler's crease - in Indoor-Cricket it
is half-way between the bowler's and batsman's crease.
Edge of the pitch
passing on or outside the edge of the pitch (on the "off"
side of the pitch), is deemed a "wide", and attracts a 2 run
penalty. (The "off" side of the pitch is the side faced by
the batsman/woman as he/she stands at the wicket. The side 'behind'
the batsman/woman is known as the "on" side).
is the crease used to judge run-outs at that end of court - to successfully
complete a run, part of the batsman's/woman's person, or more usually
their bat, must be in contact with the ground behind (toward the wicket)
this line before the wicket is broken. This applies to stumpings also.
This line is used to judge "front-foot no-balls". No part of the bowler's foot may be over (on the batsman's side) or in contact with this line at the point of delivery (the moment he/she lets go of the ball when bowling).
More technical descriptions of all the above can be found in the "Rules" pages.
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