Athletic Sports and Recreations for Boys

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New York, Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1861 - Athletics - 144 pages
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Page 6 - The ball must be hit before the Bounds to entitle the Striker to a run, which run cannot be obtained unless he touch the bowling stump or crease in a line with his bat, or some part of his person, or go beyond them, returning to the popping crease as at Double Wicket, according to the 21st law.
Page 4 - Or, if in running, the wicket be struck down by a throw, or by the hand or arm (with ball in hand) before his bat (in hand) or some part of his person be grounded over the popping crease. But if both the bails be off, a stump must be struck out of the ground ; 22.
Page 2 - Crease must be in a line with the stumps; six feet eight inches in length; the Stumps in the centre, with a return crease at each end towards the Bowler, at right angles. 5. The Popping Crease must be four feet from the wicket, and parallel to it; unlimited in length, but not shorter than the Bowling Crease.
Page 6 - When there shall be more than four players on a side, there shall be no bounds. All hits, byes, and overthrows shall then be allowed. 9. The bowler is subject to the same laws as at double wicket.
Page 2 - The Ball must weigh not less than five ounces and a half, nor more than five ounces and three quarters.
Page 6 - The fieldsman must return the ball so that it shall cross the play between the wicket and the bowling stump, or between the bowling stump and the bounds ; the striker may run till the ball be so returned.
Page 45 - Gazing the inverted landscape, half afraid To meditate the blue profound below ; Then plunges headlong down the circling flood. His ebon tresses, and his rosy cheek Instant emerge ; and through the...
Page 92 - ... do unto others as you would they should do unto you," and that forbearance to the conquered is not the proof of a weak, but of a noble mind.
Page 3 - no ball" or a "wide ball," the striker shall be allowed as many runs as he can get, and he shall not be put out except by running out. In the event of no run being obtained by any other means, then one run shall he added to the score of "no balls" or "wide balls," as the case may be. All runs obtained for "wide balls
Page 5 - XXXV. The Wicket-keeper shall not take the ball for the purpose of stumping until it have passed the wicket ; he shall not move until the ball be out of the Bowler's hand ; he shall not by any noise incommode the Striker ; and if any part of his person be over or before the wicket, although the ball hit it, the Striker shall not be out.

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