Umpires Signals

Out: When a batsman is out, the umpire making the decision raises one hand above his head, with the index finger extended. Not Out: There is no formal signal to indicate that a batsman is not out. The umpire can either shake his head `no' or not signal at all. Four: A four scored by the ball reaching the boundary is signalled by an arm extended horizontally and waved briefly back and forth in a horizontal arc. Six: A six is signaled by raising both arms straight over the head. No Ball: A no ball is signaled by holding an arm out horizontally. Wide: A wide is signaled by holding both arms out horizontally. Byes: Runs scored as byes are signaled by raising one arm over the head, palm open. Leg Byes: Leg byes are signaled by raising one leg and tapping the knee with one hand. Dead Ball: If the umpire has to signal dead ball to prevent the players from assuming that the ball is still alive, he waves both arms across each other in front of his abdomen. One Short:

TV Replay: If an umpire wishes the third umpire to make a decision based on a TV replay. bringing them down. spreading them out high in the air in front of him. and then together again. he signals by drawing a large square shape in the air with both hands. .One short is signaled by touching the tip of one hand to the same shoulder.

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