Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday

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Dear reader it is with the deepest of apologies that we are so late with this post. This was supposed to be posted on Friday, Again my deepest apologies.

How did you do on this week’s question?

If you answered Cricket …you are correct. Here is the full story…

In a cricket match, when the batsman hits a home run, he does not run between all the bases like the batters do in baseball. A home run in cricket is a “boundary four,” meaning the runs are automatically scored without the batsman needing to run.

Unlike in a traditional baseball game, a batsman in cricket can score runs without hitting the ball. A player can run at any time, as long as the ball is currently in play, and the run helps the team’s totals for the game.

Each cricket team playing in a match consists of 11 players and substitutions are rare and restricted. There are always two umpires on the field during a game and these umpires are not allowed to speak, unless they are asked a question.


Published by bklynboy59

Welcome to Smallthoughtsinasportsworld. We keep it fun and we keep interesting and informative. On Tuesdays we go back in time with Old School Tuesdays, on Thursdays we keep it fun by Smallthoughts Trivia Thursday and on Fridays is Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week and Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week and we also post the answer from Smallthoughts:Trivia Thursday. I am a lifelong New York Mets, Knicks and Jets and Giants fan. I root hard for my teams and have rooted for them even when it wasn't and in some cases still isn't easy. I enjoy talking sports, and on here I get to write about it as well. I have my thoughts hence Small thoughts, we will not always agree, but respectfully speak about what we feel. I invite your comments and feedback as well. You can also follow me on twitter @bklynboy59 and facebook Jerry bklynboy Small

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