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Cricket: Why do batsmen mark the crease?

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Why do batsmen mark the crease before the wicket in cricket?

posted Sep 24, 2016 by Ritika Sharma

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It's called taking guard. Players use a bail whereas some others use their bat or foot to make a mark on the crease. It is done to know the line of the stumps, and every batsman takes a guard of the middle and/or off stump so that they can assume the correct stance.

answer Sep 30, 2016 by Vijay