In the game of cricket, the pitch plays a vital role to decide the fate of a match. Irrespective of venue, the batting and bowling skill is important to win a match but the pitch can’t be taken out of contention. The rectangular-shaped strip is 22 yards or 20.12 meters in length and 3.05 meters in width. The 2.64-metre long bowling crease ends the cricket pitch on both sides. A rectangle strip down the middle of the strip from 1.52 meters is bounded by imaginary lines parallel to the popping creases on either side which joins the centre of the two middle stumps is called ‘Protected Area’. The players are restricted to enter this 1ft wide area.