What Is The Weight Of Cricket Ball

The weight of a cricket ball varies depending on the match being played. In men's cricket, a new ball should weigh between 5.5 ounces (155.9 grams) and 5.75 ounces (163 grams). The mass of the ball is approximately 0.210 kilograms. The ball's circumference should be no less than 8.81 inches (22.4 centimeters) and no more than 9 inches (22.9 centimeters).

In women's cricket, the ball's weight ranges from 4.94 ounces (140 grams) to 5.31 ounces (151 grams), with a circumference between 8.25 inches (21.0 centimeters) and 8.88 inches (22.5 centimeters). For youth cricket, specifically for players under 13, the ball must weigh at least 4 11/16 ounces (133 grams) and not exceed 5 1/16 ounces (144 grams). The circumference should be at least 8 1/6 inches (20.5 centimeters) and not exceed 8 11/16 inches (22.0 centimeters).

These specifications are according to the Laws of Cricket and are strictly adhered to in professional matches. The balls are typically made from leather, string, and cork, with the quality and performance of the ball also needing to meet certain standards.