Penalty runs

December 8, 2006 7:47am CST
I have a small question which was asked in one of our quiz shows. How many runs will be awarded to the batting side if the balls hits the spare helmet(behind the keeper) and touches the boundary line.
2 responses
@ducktales (273)
• India
12 Dec 06
helmet - helmet
5 runs awarded to the batting team no matter where the ball goes.
• India
8 Dec 06
well even if the ball doesnt touch the ropes or the boundary the batting side is awarded 5 runs as a penalty to the bowling side