Chadwick's American Cricket Manual: Containing the Revised Laws of the Game, with an Explanatory Appendix to Each Rule, Instructions in Bowling, Batting and Fielding : Together with the Averages of the Leading Clubs of America, and the Scores of the Principal International Contests of 1859, 1868, and 1872 : With the Complete Scores of the Games Played by the Gentlemen Players in Canada and the United States, in 1872 : Also a Manual of la Crosse [sic], the National Game of Canada, as Played in Canada, England, and the United States

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Robert M. De Witt, publisher, 1873 - Cricket - 128 pages
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Page 12 - It shall not be lawful for either party during a match, without the consent of the other, to alter the ground by rolling, watering, covering, mowing, or beating, except at the commencement of each innings, when the ground shall be swept and rolled, unless the side next going in object to it.
Page 25 - 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...
Page 13 - 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 be added to the score of " no balls" or " wide balls," as the case may be. All runs obtained for " wide balls " to be scored to
Page 16 - Or if, in running, the wicket be struck down by a throw, or by the hand or arm (with ball in hand...
Page 17 - Or, if with any part of his person he stop the ball, which, in the opinion of the umpire at the bowler's wicket, shall have been pitched in a straight line from it to the striker's wicket, and would have hit it.
Page 25 - When there shall be less than five players on a side, neither byes nor overthrows shall be allowed, nor shall the striker be caught out behind the wicket, nor stumped out.
Page 18 - Lost ball" shall have been called, then the striker shall have all which have been run. 29. After the ball shall have been finally settled in the wicket-keeper's or bowler's hands, it shall be considered dead; but when the bowler is about to deliver the ball, if the striker at his wicket go outside the popping crease before such actual delivery, the said bowler may put him out, unless (with reference to the 2ist Law), his bat in hand, or some part of hispers on be within the popping crease.
Page 22 - They shall allow two minutes for each Striker to come in, and ten minutes between each innings. When the Umpire shall call " Play," the party refusing to play shall lose the match.
Page 15 - ... —Or, if in striking, or at any other time while the ball shall be in play, both his feet shall be over the popping crease, and his wicket put down, except his bat be grounded within it ; 18. — Or, if in striking at the ball he hit down his wicket...
Page 26 - 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.

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