The game of cricket is all about ball and bat, Now cricket ball is of different types, pink ball and white ball ODI and T20 is of about white ball, Check Cricket Ball Type, Weight, Price, Name, All You Need To Know About The Cricket Ball.
In a test match, the pink ball is used, White ball is introduced in a World contest by Kerry Packer in 1997. In ODI white ball and color dress are introduced in this form of contest.
So in this article, we tell you each and everything about the ball. It is as important as a bat in cricket. It is the principle through which batsman scores run.
When ICC introduces Day/Night Tests, the pink ball has been using keeping the conditions in mind. The first leather ball was played in 1856.
A white ball is only used in ODI and T20 it carry more swing in the air, a drawback of the white ball is that its color fades away very soon.
ICC implement a rule to use two white balls, but this decision is criticized by bowlers because from this decision they are not able to throw reverse swings.
There is a total of 3 types of red balls that are paly in Test matches, Kookaburra, Dukes, and SG balls.
In India, SG ball is used in domestic games and in International matches apart from all these things Duke ball swings more than SG ball.
Kookaburra is the best to manufacture ball situated in Australia, its balls are used in T20 and ODI matches.
According to 1770 laws weight of the ball is about 156-163 grams, its circumference is 224 to 229 mm and in present days also this criteria is in use.
The weight of the ball is different for men and women. In a Women’s match weight of the ball is 140 to 151 grams with a circumference of 21 to 22.5 cm.
In Men’s cricket weight of the ball is 155.9 to 163 grams with a circumference of 22.4 to 22.9 cm.
This is of senior players but for junior players of 13 years old or smaller then this weight of the ball is 133 to 144 gm its circumference is between 20.5 to 22 cm.