Maths in Cricket Game for Class 2 - Orchids
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Cricket Game for Class 2 Maths

Cricket is a bat-ball game played on the ground and is known as a cricket ground. Students learn about maths in cricket and different forms of cricket test matches, one-day internationals, t20, etc.

About Cricket

Cricket comes first in the list of most favourite outdoor games among children. It is played between two teams, each of 11 players. The teams decide their chances of bat or ball by tossing a coin.

Cricket-ground

n each Team, out of 11 players, there is 1 Captain.

Bowling Rules

The bowling team’s all 11 players on the field. The team captain chooses a bowler from his Team, and other players do fielding. One of the fielders is a wicketkeeper who stands behind the stump to catch the ball if the batsman misses the ball. Each bowler gets 1 over for bowling. Each over has 6 balls. The same bowler cannot bowl two overs one after the other. The bowler is trying to hit the wicket, and the fielders are trying to stop the batting team from making runs.

Cricket-ground

Rules for Batting in Cricket

The batting team’s 2 players play on the field, one at each end of the pitch. The rest of the batting team is off-field. These 2 players try to make the runs by hitting the bowl and running. If a batsman hits the ball out of the boundary over to the field, they get 6 runs. If the ball rolls or bounces out of the boundary, they get 4 runs. After hitting the ball, both two batsmen need to run from their stump to another stump. It will help to make runs. If any bowling team player hits the wicket before the batsman reaches the stump line or the batsman catches the ball hit by the batsman, then that batsman is out, and another player from the batting team comes to the field to take a batting turn. The batting turn is completed when 10 out of 11 players are out, or the number of overs is completed.

After completing both the batting and bowling turns of each Team, the Team who scores the most runs wins the match.

Types of cricket matches

  • Test matches – played over 5 days – each day 90 over.
  • One-day internationals (ODI)– played 50 overs.
  • T20 – played 20 overs.
  • Limited over crickets – The number of overs is determined.

Addition Sums

Question 1:

Following Are the Runs Given at Each Over Score by Each Player.
Answer the Following Questions From the Provided Information.

Numbers
  1. Find the Total Number of Runs of Each Player.
  2. Who Did Score the Most Runs?
  3. Who Did Score the Least Runs?
  4. On Which Ball Did Ria Score 6 Runs?
  5. How Many Players Hit Sixes? Who?
  6. Find the Total Score of All the Players.
  7. How Many Balls Are There on Which 0 Runs Are Scored?

Answer 1:

Following are the runs given at each over score by each player. Answer the following questions from the provided information.

Numbers
  1. The Total number of runs of each player is:
  2. Player Runs in 1 Over The total score of 1 over
    Ria 0 + 1 + 3 + 6 + 0 + 4 14
    Lisa 1 + 4 + 3 + 4 + 0 + 1 13
    Mahi 4 + 4 + 6 + 4 + 0 + 1 19
    Reena 0 + 0 + 2 + 4 + 6 + 0 12
    Ravi 2 + 0 + 3 + 0 + 0 + 6 11
  3. Out of all number of total scores, 19 is the biggest number. Mahi scores 19 runs
  4. Mahi scored more runs.

  5. Out of all number of total scores, 11 is the biggest number. Ravi scores 11 runs.
  6. Ravi scored the least runs.

  7. On the 4th ball, Ria scores 6 runs.
  8. Four players are hits sixes. Players – Ria, Mahi, Reena, Ravi
  9. Total score of all players = 14 + 13 + 19 + 12 + 11 = 69
  10. There are 10 balls on which 0 runs are scored.

Number Operations

Question 2:

Answer the Following Questions.

  1. There Are 6 Balls in Each Over. How Many Balls Are There in a T20 Match?
  2. There Are 6 Balls in Each Over. How Many Balls Are There in the ODI Match?
  3. A Test Match Is Played Over 5 Days. There Are 6 Balls in Each Over. How Many Overs Are There in a Test Match?
  4. There Are Two Teams in Cricket. Each Team Has 11 Players. How Many Total Players Are There in One Cricket Match?
  5. In the Bowling Team, 1 Player Is a Bowler, 1 Is the Captain, and 1 Is a Wicketkeeper. How Many Fielders Are There on the Ground?
  6. A Player Scored 6 Runs on Each Ball of the One Over. How Many Total Runs Did He Score in That Over?

Answer 2:

Answer the following questions.

  1. T20 match = 20 overs.
    1 over = 6 ball
    Number of balls of T20 match = 20 × 6 = 120 balls
  2. ODI match = 50 overs.
    1 over = 6 ball
    Number of balls of ODI match = 50 × 6 = 300 ball.
  3. Test match played over = 5 days.
    1 day played = 90 overs
    Number of overs of test match = 90 × 5 = 450 overs
  4. There are two teams in Cricket. Each Team has 11 players.
    Total players in one cricket match = 11 + 11 = 22 players
  5. In the bowling team, 1 player is a bowler, 1 is the captain, and 1 is a wicketkeeper.
    Each Team has = 11 players
    Number of fielders = 11 – (1 bowler + 1 captain + 1 wicket-keeper)
    Number of fielders = 11 – 3 = 8 players
  6. One over = 6 ball =
    Ball

    One ball = 6 runs
    Total runs in one over = 6 + 6 + 6 + 6 + 6 + 6
    Here, the number 6 is added 6 times. Do the multiplication.
    6 × 6 = 36 runs
    A player did score 36 runs in one over.

Question 3:

Team A and Team B Played the Cricket Match for 10 Overs.

Following Are the Scores of Each Team. Answer the Following Questions.

  1. How Many Balls Did Each Team Get?
  2. Who Won the Match?
  3. While Team A Was Batting, Two Players of Team A Were Playing on the Ground at a Time. How Many Players of Team A Were Sitting Outside the Field Then?
  4. Team A Is Bowling, and Team B Is Batting. How Many Players of Team A and Team B Are on the Field?
  5. Kisan Is the Team a Bowler. He Does Bowling for Four Overs. For How Many Balls Did He Bowl?
  6. Virat Hits 2 Fours and 2 Six and Gets 3 Runs in an Over. How Many Total Runs Did He Score in That Over?
  7. Sujay Scored 12 Runs, Suresh Scored 55 Runs, and MIT Scored 5 Runs for Team A. How Many Total Runs Did They Score for Team A? Who Scored More?

Answer 3:

Team A and Team B played the cricket match for 10 overs.

Following are the scores of each Team. Answer the following questions.

Numbers
  1. There are 10 overs gets each Team for this match.
    1 over = 6 balls
    Each team gets number balls = 10 × 6 = 60 balls
    Each Team gets 60 balls in this match.
  2. Team A scored 78 runs and Team B scored 90 runs.
    90 is the biggest number. So, Team B scored more runs.
    Team B won the match.
  3. In each team = 11 players. Two players play on the field.
    11 – 2 = 9 players
    9 players of Team A were sitting outside the field at the time of Team A batting.
  4. Team A is bowling = 11 players on the field
    Team B is batting = 2 players on the field
    Total players on the field = 11 + 2 = 13 players
  5. Kisan does bowling for 4 overs.
    1 over = 6 balls
    Kisan does bowling for = 4 × 6 = 24 balls
    Kisan does bowling for 24 balls.
  6. Virat hits 2 fours = 2 × 4 = 8 runs
    Virat hits 2 six = 2 × 6 = 12 runs
    And Virat gets 3 runs in an over.
    Total runs score Virat in an over = 8 + 12 + 3 = 23 runs
  7. Number of runs scored by Sujay = 12 runs
    Number of runs scored by Suresh = 55 runs
    Number of runs scored by Mit = 5 runs
    Total runs did they score for team A = 12 + 55 + 5 = 72 runs
    Out of 12, 55 and 5 = 55 is the biggest number
    Suresh scored more runs.
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