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Zingology

This is the place to learn more about Zings bails and how they work.

cricket bail spigot and stump groove

With conventional bails, it's very hard for the umpire to tell when the bail is "completely dislodged". A bail is only completely dislodged when both spigots have separated from their stump grooves.

light up cricket bails

Not Out

Bail is not completely dislodged. The Zing bail does not light up.

light up cricket bails

Out

Bail is completely dislodged. The Zing bail lights up and flashes.

light up cricket bails

Not Out

Bail is not completely dislodged. The Zing bail does not light up.

light up cricket bails

Out

Bail is completely dislodged. The Zing bail lights up and flashes.

A microprocessor in each Zing detects when BOTH spigots have become dislodged from the stump grooves. The Zing illuminates within 1/1000th of a second.