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IND vs ENG 5 run penalty: Why England start their innings with five runs?

By Kaif - February 16, 2024 - Last updated on Feb 16, 2024 03:34 PM
IND vs ENG 5 run penalty: Why England start their innings with five runs?

IND vs ENG 5 run penalty: Why England start their innings with five runs?. Why 5 runs added to England's account without batting?

IND vs ENG 5 run penalty: The Indian team started its innings on the second day after scoring 326 runs after losing 5 wickets on the first day of Rajkot Test. At the beginning of the day, the team suffered two setbacks in the form of Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja. But after this Dhruv Jurel and Ravichandran Ashwin remained at the crease. By lunch, both of them took Team India's score to 388 and made a partnership of 57 runs. But during this time something happened in the first session due to which Team India suffered loss and England gained 5 runs. And England started their innings with five runs. So let us know why England start their innings with five runs?. Why 5 runs added to England's account without batting?.

Why England start their innings with five runs?

When the England team started its innings against India, its score was 5/0 instead of 0/0. This is because the on-field umpire imposed a penalty of 5 runs on the Indian team.

Why India penalty 5 runs?: Two of India's batsmen ran into the restricted area of the pitch, after which the on-field umpires decided to impose 5 runs as penalty. On the second day of the Rajkot Test, Ravichandran Ashwin was found running in the restricted area of the pitch by the umpire, after which the Indian team was confirmed to be fined 5 runs.

Why 5 runs added to England's account without batting?

This incident happened in the 102nd over of the Indian innings when Ravichandran Ashwin played a shot on the off side off the ball of Rehan Ahmed and ran to take a single. Ashwin ran two-three steps in the restricted area and then went out to complete the run. However, umpire Joel Wilson noticed this action of Ashwin from the bowler's end and immediately signaled 5 penalty runs. England got these runs.

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It is worth noting that India's second batsman was warned for running in the restricted area of the pitch. Earlier, Ravindra Jadeja had been warned for running in the restricted area. When the umpire gave penalty runs to England, Ashwin had a long conversation with Wilson.

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What is the rule of 5 run penalty in cricket?

  • According to MCC laws, running in a restricted area of the pitch constitutes unsportsmanlike conduct.
  • Law 41.14.1 states – It is a wrong to cause deliberate or avoidable damage to the pitch. If the striker comes into the restricted area while playing the ball, he should immediately move away from there. If the umpire feels that the batsman is going into the safe area of the pitch without any reason, then he can take action against the team.
  • Law 41.14.2 states - If a batsman causes deliberate or avoidable damage on the pitch for the first time, the umpire will inform his partner. The umpire standing at the bowling end will warn both the batsmen that this practice is not right and this is your first and last warning. This warning will continue throughout the innings. If the umpire wishes, he can give this information to every batsman coming to the crease, the captain of the fielding team and the captain of the batting team.
  • As stated in 4.14.3 – If further such damage is caused intentionally or in an avoidable situation, then the umpire will again inform the other umpire. The umpire standing at the bowler's end will not allow the batting team to give runs. He can send the batsman to his end. Can give 5 runs to the fielding side.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why 5 penalty runs given to England?

England were awarded five penalty runs during their third Test with India after Ravichandran Ashwin was caught running into the protected area of the pitch during day two of the third Test between India and England at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.

Why did India get 5 penalty runs?

Umpire Joel Wilson slapped India with a five-run penalty after he found the home team batters guilty of running on the middle of the pitch for the second time during the third Test against England in Rajkot.

इंग्लैंड को 5 पेनल्टी रन क्यों दिए गए?

भारत और इंग्लैंड के बीच तीसरे टेस्ट के दूसरे दिन रविचंद्रन अश्विन को पिच के संरक्षित क्षेत्र में दौड़ते हुए पकड़े जाने के बाद इंग्लैंड को भारत के साथ तीसरे टेस्ट के दौरान पांच पेनल्टी रन दिए गए।

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