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CRICKET.                          423
return crease, and shall bowl four balls before he change wickets, which he shall be permitted to do but once in the same innings.
10.  The ball shall be bowled. If it be thrown or jerked, or if any part of the hand or arm be above the elbow at the time of the delivery, the umpire shall call " no ball."
11.  He may order the striker at his wicket to stand on which side of it he pleases.
12.  If the bowler toss the ball over the striker's head, or bowl it so wide that it shall be out of dis tance to be played at, the umpire (even although he attempt to hit it) shall adjudge one run to the parties receiving the innings, either with or with­out an appeal from them; which shall be put down to the score of wide balls, and such ball shall not be reckoned as any of the four balls.
13.  If the bowler bowl a " no ball," the striker may play at it, and be allowed all the runs he can get; and shall not be put out, exempt by running out. In the event of no run being obtained by any other means, then one run shall be scored.
14.  In the event of a change of bowling, no more than two balls shall be allowed in practice.
15.  The bowler who takes the two balls shall be obliged to bowl four balls.
16.  The Striker is out.—If the bail be bowled off, or the stump bowled out of the ground.
17. Or, if the ball, from a stroke of the bat, or hand, but not wrist, be held before it touch the ground, although it be hugged to the body of the catcher.
18. Or, if in striking, or at any other time while the ball shall be in play, both his feet be over the popping crease, and his wicket put down, except his bat be grounded within it.
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