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What is the distance between stumps and wide line?

Last Updated: 26th March, 2021

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The wide line is measure 0.89m or 35 inchesfromthe middles stump. There is a line drawn oneitherside of the middle stump.

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In respect to this, what is the distance of wide line from stump in cricket?

Actually wideline is 1.33 m from themiddlestump on both sides of the middle stump. Theball isgiven wide if the ball is just passing away fromwideline .

Likewise, is on the line wide in cricket? The line is an indicator for the umpire, nottheactual wide line. If the batsman stays in the usualpositionand the ball goes over the line, the umpire may letit standas a legal delivery. But if the batsman moves towards theoffside,the wide line moves along with thebatsman'smovement.

Also Know, what is the distance between stumps and crease?

One popping crease is drawn at each end ofthepitch in front of each set of stumps. Thepoppingcrease is 4 feet (1.22 m) in front of and parallel tothebowling crease.

What is distance between bowler and batsman?

Bowling/Pitching distance In cricket, the pitch is a prepared rectangularareabetween two wickets. Its length is thedistancebetween the wickets, 22 yards (20.1m).

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