The bat is flat on the prominent side and has a ridge on the back. Bats are usually made of willow wood and connected to a long cylindrical handle. Willow wood is common and can maintain a large amount of force without chipping or breaking. The handle is wrapped in a rubber clip. Bat length varies by person and game, while smaller bats are also made for children. However, a professional bat may have a height of no more than 38 inches and a width of 4, 25 inches. Although not standard, the bats usually weigh from 2 lb 7 oz to 3 lb.
The ball is made up of cork and covered with leather. The ball is round and weighs from 5, 5 to 5, 75 ounces and measures between 8 13/16 and 9 inches in circumference. Two different balls are used depending on the game and although they are designed in the same color. White balls are used for international matches One day, while red balls are used for Test matches. The balls are very hard and heavy and require the players closest to the bat, including the bat, to wear protective pads and a helmet.
The field is 66 feet; however, a large portion of the game is played on a small strip of land in the center. Penalties that can be awarded in the game include no ball, wide, goodbye and goodbye legs. Although there is no ball and the wide often rewards a penalty run, bye and bye feet allow the batsman to get as many runs as possible.
There are ten ways for a batsman to be eliminated from the game: bow, catch, feet before wick (lbw), run out, and throw, hit the ball, hit the ball twice, obstruct the pitch, handle the ball. When the batsman is out, another batsman replaces him and the game continues. The game ends when 10 of the 11 batsmen are out or the transit is over. Each ball consists of six balls and a ball in a different game depending on the match type. For example, T20 matches have 20 matches, while One day matches have 50 matches.