Different Type of Ducks in Cricket: 9 Different Ducks in Cricket

Different Type of Ducks in Cricket 9 Different Ducks in Cricket: A cricketers with a bat in his hand walks into the ground to score runs but gets out without making runs than it is called a ‘DUCK’. In other words when a batsman gives his wicket to the opponents team without scoring any runs then it is called a ‘DUCK in Cricket’. Sometime Even the top batsman from the world has to depart without scoring runs and they becomes the victim of Duck. There are different types of ducks in cricket according to different situations a cricketers gets out. These ducks have different names and these are discussed below.

Different Type of Ducks in Cricket

 

There are total 9 Different Type of Ducks in Cricket

and these are:

  1. Diamond Duck
  2. Golden Duck
  3. Silver Duck
  4. Bronze Duck
  5. Royal Duck
  6. A Pair
  7. King Pair
  8. Laughing Duck
  9. Batting Hattrick

1. Diamond Duck

Diamond Duck is the most unique Duck of all. When a batsman is run out or timed out or retired out or obstructed the field by the field without facing any ball in his innings is called Diamond Duck.

2. Golden Duck

When the batsman gets out on the first ball of his innings then it is called a golden duck. Golden Duck is the most famous ducks off all. Many batters face this duck every year.

3. Silver Duck

Silver Duck is less popular as compared to Golden Duck. When a batsman gets out on very second ball of his innings without scoring a run then it is called a Silver Duck.

4. Bronze Duck

After Golden Duck and Silver Duck here comes in list is Bronze Duck. Bronze Duck is when a batsman gets out in very third ball of his innings without scoring any run then the duck is called a Bronze Duck.

5. Royal Duck

Royal Duck is related to opening batsmen when they get out in very first ball of their test innings specially in Ashes. In England vs Australia Ashes England’s opener Alastair Cook gets out in 3rd Ashes of England vs Australia in 2013 on Perth. Australian Bowler Ryan Harris bowled that ball and known as the greatest ball of that entire test.

6. A Pair

When a batsman gets out for any of ducks in both innings of a test match then it is called A Pair.

7. King Pair

When a batsman gets out on Golden Ducks on both innings of a test match then it is called a King Pair.

8. Laughing Duck

When the batsman gets out without scoring any run and when he gets out then the innings ends with his wicket then it is called a Laughing Duck.

9. Batting Hattrick

When their is collection of three dismissals in 3 balls in a test innings then it is called to a Batting Hattrick.

These are the different type of Ducks in Cricket.

 

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FAQ

Ques 5. Who is duck King in IPL?
Dinesh Kartik have most ducks in IPL history having 17 ducks.

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