Types of Cricket Balls

Types of Cricket Balls

There are different types of cricket balls are Used while playing the cricket game. it depends upon situation whether which type of level we played cricket. Cricket has three different formats for different time periods: T20s (20 overs), ODIs (50 overs) and Test Cricket (5 Days). Both formats use different types of cricket balls.

Both these types of balls have a different effect on how the game is played, provided that the general conditions are beneficial. Let’s look at the various styles of cricket balls used around the board – from gully cricket to international cricket.

Types Of Cricket Balls With Pictures:

Rubber Ball

Rubber Ball
Rubber Ball

Such types of cricket balls are neither relatively heavy nor extremely lightweight. It’s the most fitting ball to use when you’re playing cricket with your buddies in your community or locality. The rubber balls in India have a kind of seam in the centre, similar to the leather ball used in international/professional cricket. However, this seam does not have a role to play in swinging the ball.

In Rubber Ball there are different types of cricket ball brands are available in the market. But most popular brand is stumper. Stumper’ is one of India’s most successful rubber ball manufacturing firms. It uses high-quality rubber for its balls and hence has a comparatively higher price. Any usual rubber ball in general costs about 15-20/piece. Whereas the Stumper rubber ball costs about 50-70 a piece.

Tennis Ball

Cosco Ball
Cosco Ball

Whenever people come together to play at playground on holidays, they use the hard Cosco ball since it is more reliable. It’s thicker than the normal rubber ball, but there’s no seam in the centre. Cosco is India’s largest maker of cricket tennis balls. Other rivals are Vixen, Nivea, Khanna and so on. These types of cricket balls are prominently available in two colours: Red and Green light.

Solid tennis balls mostly ranges from 60 to 90 per piece depending on the manufacturer. Users sometimes use soft tennis balls to play cricket. People use these types of cricket balls to replace plastic balls. The soft tennis ball is light and you can use it to play gully cricket in your locality. The cost of the soft tennis ball varies from 25 to 50 per piece. This type of cricket Balls Is used for practice purpose.

Plastic Balls

This is One of the Basic types of Cricket balls Which is only for children .Kids may also use rubber balls at home. The consistency of the plastic depends on the producer as well as the usage of the plastic. Depending on the consistency of the plastics, the use and the production business, it vary from PARI6/piece to PARI120/piece.

International Level :

At international Level Only two types of cricket balls are used . These are red and White leather balls.

Kookaburra Balls

Kookaburra balls
Kookaburra balls

Each limited international match uses the Kookaburra leather ball. Kookaburra is made in Australia and the red one is used for testing matches in Australia, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Pakistan. The Red Kookaburra weights about 156 grams and has a 4-piece construction. Most of these balls are machine-made. The Kookaburra ball has an effective seam only up to 20-25 overs. So here I also write the basic of cricket learn basics of cricket.

 

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