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HOW TO SCORE

What do you need to record?

Scorers need to record runs scored, wickets taken and overs bowled.

Scoring Symbols

Below are some of the less well known scoring symbols to get you going.

The Wide Ball

When a wide ball is signaled by the umpire and…

Batsmen do not run

Record as: Wide Ball Symbol

Batsmen run 1, 3, or 3

Record as either: Wide Ball Symbol Variation

Boundary signaled

Record as: Wide Ball Symbol Variation

Batsman out Stumped or Hit Wicket

Record as: Wide Ball Symbol Variation

The No Ball

When a no ball is called by the umpire but the ball is NOT hit by the striker….

Batsmen do not run

Record as:

Batsmen run 1, 3, or 3

Record as either:  

Batsmen run 4 or ball crosses the boundary

Record as:

When a no ball is called by the umpire but the ball IS hit by the striker….

Batsmen do not run

Record as:

Batsmen run 1, 3, or 3

Record as either:

Boundary 4 or 6 signaled

Record as:  

Byes

Byes can be entered as a dot but it is better to use a symbol…

Byes

Record as:  

Leg Byes

Record as:  

Runs made as byes or leg byes are recorded in the appropriate line of fielding extras

If you would like to learn more about scoring have a look at the cricket scoring quick guide:

A short guide to scoring.pdf

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