Cricket is the game of runs and it can be earned though lots of ways but there are few criteria through a batsman get run by doing nothing. It happens due to the mistake of bowler.
No Ball is one of those criteria. There are some situations in which the ball is given as No Ball and here we will elaborate the same.
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Conditions in Which a Ball is Given as No Ball:
1. Bowling by Stepping Out of the Crease: If a bowler leaves the crease while bowling then umpire will call it is as a No Ball.
2. Bowling above the Waist of Batsman: If a bowler bowls the ball above the waist height without hitting the pitch then it is counted as No Ball.
3. Intimation to Umpire: A bowler is free to bowl over the wicket or around the wicket but he should inform umpire prior to bowl otherwise No Ball is given.
4. More Than One Bouncer: If bowler bowls more than one bouncer in an over then it is given as No Ball.
5. Wicket Keep Steps: Before getting the ball in hand if wicket keeper comes forward then the ball will be counted as a No Ball.
No ball is much advantageous for batsman. In return of the No Ball, then get a chance of making free hit. Free hit means whatever happens during free hit, he will not be given as out. Only run out will be counted.