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Anupam Sinha
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How many balls(minimum) would be required to hit a century by a batsmen if 6's are not allowed.
Arjun Shastry
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One?Batsman just touches the ball and makes the runs ,and rest of the players couldn't throw the ball properly on stumps giving batsman the opportunity to make more runs.


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Prakash Dwivedi
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zero(legal deliveries) if that happens to be a no ball.


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SJ Adnams
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Joined: Sep 28, 2001
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no deliveries!
the batsmen are walking onto the field and the scorers are asleep & left 100 on the board from the previous days play.
Varun Khanna
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one ball.
It happened in past long way back in Australia ..286 runs were scored (by running alone)....
Till date thats the maximum runs scored in a single delievery.
chk out this link :
http://www.netfundu.com/magazine/feb/cricket.htm
[ June 12, 2003: Message edited by: varun Khanna ]
[ June 12, 2003: Message edited by: varun Khanna ]

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Anupam Sinha
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Yes zero deliveries.
[ June 12, 2003: Message edited by: Anupam Sinha ]
 
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