Plain Viking

Vanderbijlpark Action Sports

Tel: (016) 981-7004

Email: info@vdbpvikings.co.za

“Home Of The Vaal Vikings”

Action Cricket LogoAction Cricket is an exciting team game that last for approximately 70 minutes.
It combines fun, fitness and competition, and its simplicity allows people of all
ages to play: men women, young old, or cricketers, non-cricketers.
The Game involves the basic principles and skill of traditional cricket: running, batting, fielding and bowling, with teams in leagues competing against other
teams comparable in ability.
Vanderbijl Action Sports has 3 international quality courts. It is easy to join and learn how to play.
Come and join a team, register in a league or just come along for the social environment.
Book for casual games too! We can also take bookings for one off or regular private competitions.
Cricket Basic Rules Introduction
Game Format
A game last for 70 minutes
All playing equipment is provided. (Just wear something comfortable)
8 players per side
16 overs per game, 8 per side
Everyone bowls 2 over
Everyone bats for 4 overs
Each team has 35 minutes to bowl their overs, upon which the teams will change over

Batting
You bat in pairs and face 4 over each
The non-facer stands at the running crease
If you are out you do not leave the court, you stay at the crease and continue to bat for the full 4 overs
Every time you are out your team loses 5 runs from the total runs
When there are 2 non scoring deliveries in a row, the batters must run on the next delivery.(This is called 3rd ball)
When a female is bowling to a male, 6's will not be awarded and the batter can get caught off the back net

Bowling
Everyone has to bowl
An over lasts 6 balls
You can bowl under-arm if you prefer
If you bowl a wide or no-ball the ball is NOT re-bowled  the batting team is awarded 2 runs

Fielding
There are 8 players in the fielding team
The field has to have 4 players in each half of the court

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Caught (anywhere except off the back net when the batter hits a 6)
Runout
Bowled
Stumped
Interference
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Leagues
Evening Leagues - Tuesday and Thursday (Teams play once a week, unless on special arrangement)
Note: We sometimes have special Leagues and Competitions

Availibility
You can book a court and play your own game of Action Indoor Cricket if you like. Just call or email us to book
you court... And it's fun for all.
 

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Superleague Fundraising Day 2012 at VDBP

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Superleague Fundraising Day 2012 at VDBP

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