Not to be confused with Ball (cricket), which is the event of the ball being bowled to the batsman.
An umpire at an Israeli cricket match dies after being hit by a ball, just days after the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes.
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Cricket is played by 120 million players in many countries, making it the world's 2nd most popular sport.
For the women's team, see Australia women's national cricket team.
Stock HD video clip footage of a batsman in Cricket hitting the ball as a cover drive
Stock HD video clip footage of a batsman in Cricket hitting the ball as a Pull shot
Stock HD video clip footage of a batsman in Cricket hitting the ball for a cut shot
Kripal comes from a rich cricketing background and was a right-handed batsman who could bowl off-spin.
A low angle, close up image of a cricket batsman dressed in traditional cricket whites, padding and helmet, having just hit a cricket ball during a game of cricket.