How Much Does a Cricket Ball Weigh?

Cricket balls weigh different amounts depending on whether they are used in men’s or women’s games

The cricket bat and ball are the basic pieces of equipment required for the popular and traditional game of cricket

How much does a cricket ball weigh?

Cricket balls used for men’s and women’s games are of different weights

Men’s cricket balls weigh between 55 and 575 ounces (156-163 grams)

Women’s cricket balls weigh between 493 and 506 ounces (140-144 grams)

There are 3 different types of cricket balls including Duke, SG and Kookaburra

What is the weight of a cricket bat?

There are three weight categories available which include light, medium and heavy bats

Where is cricket played?

In Great Britain, cricket has been played in one form or another since the 16th century

~Fun Fact~     If you have ever watched a game of cricket, you may have noticed fielders and bowlers rubbing the cricket ball against their pants

When they do this, they make one side of the sword shiny and smooth, while the other side has a rough surface

This part of the game was considered so important that many cricket teams had a man whose main job was only to shine the cricket ball!

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