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Dimensions in Sports Courts, Fields, Kabaddi, Badminton, Basketball

This article is all about various sizes and dimensions in Sports courts, pitches, fields, ground. This article also enlists the measurements and dimensions of various sports and games equipment like size of cricket ball, football, table tennis ball etc. All measurements and sizes which is associated with all games and sports are listed here.

Measurements and Dimensions of Kabaddi Court

Dimensions in Sports

Dimensions & Measurements of Kabaddi Court for men (13×10)

  • Size of Kabaddi court – 13 x 10 meters for men, 11 x 8 meters for boys and women
  • Size of lobby – 1 meter wide space in sides
  • Mid line divides the court in two equal halves
  • Distance of Baulk line – 3.75 meter from mid line
  • Distance of Bonus line – 4.75 meter from mid line
  • Distance between Baulk line and Bonus line – 1 meter

Measurements and Dimensions in Sports Courts : Badminton CourtDimensions in sports

  • Dimensions of Badminton court – 44 feet length x 17 feet width for singles, and 44 x 20 feet for doubles
  • Height of badminton net – net is 5 feet 1 inch high at edges and 5 feet high at center
  • Size of badminton racket – maximum 680 x 230 mm
  • Weight of badminton racket – 100 grams maximum
  • Measurements of shuttlecock – shuttlecock has 16 feathers with each feather 70 mm in length, diameter of cork is 28 mm maximum and top circle of feather is 54 mm
  • Weight of shuttlecock – 4.75 to 5.5 grams

Measurements and Dimensions in Sports Courts : BaseballDimensions in sports

  • Dimension of baseball diamond – infield is 90 feet square, outfield is space between two foul lines
  • Distance of outfield (grass line) – 95 foot from pitcher’s mound
  • Size of home plate – 17 x 17 inch plate at center of 26 foot diameter home plate area
  • Distance of foul lines – foul lines (poles) should be minimum 325 feet from home plate
  • Dimension of bases – 90 feet apart, 15 inch square, 13 foot surrounding arcs
  • Dimension of batter’s box – 4 x 6 foot, 6 inches from home plate
  • Pitcher’s Mound – 24 x 6 inch pitching rubber lies at center of diamond
  • Diameter of Pitcher’s mound – 18 feet, mound is 60 feet, 6 inches away from home plate
  • Size of baseball bat – it is not fixed and depends on weight and height of batter, av. size varies from 28″ to 32″.
  • Diameter of barrel of bat – maximum 2-5/8″
  • Material of bat – aluminium alloys, composite materials like graphite fiber
  • Size of baseball infield glove – 11.25 inches to 12 inches
  • Size of ball in baseball –  2-7/8″ to 3″ diameter, 9 to 9-1/4″ circumference,
  • Weight of ball in baseball – 5 to 5-1/4 ounces (142 to 149 grams)

Measurements and Dimensions in Sports Courts : Basketball

Dimensions in sports

Basketball Court Measurements as per NBA Standards

  • Dimensions of basketball court (NBA standards) – rectangular 94 x 50 feet
  • Restricted arc diameter – 8 feet
  • Center circle diameter – 12 feet
  • 3 point line distance from basket – 23.75 feet
  • Key width – 16 feet
  • Rim (hoop) height – 10 feet
  • Diameter of rims – 18 inches
  • Size of backboard – 6 feet wide by 42 inches tall
  • Size of inner rectangle on backboard – 24 inches wide by 18 inches tall
  • Diameter of basketball ball – 9.5 to 9.85 inches diameter or Size 7 for men’s game
  • Weight of ball in basketball – 22 oz (623 grams)
  • Air pressure of basketball ball – 7.5 to 8.5 PSI

Measurements and Dimensions in Sports Courts : Cricket

  • Size, Dimensions of cricket pitch – 22 yards or 20 meters in length and 3 meter in width
  • Size of cricket field/ground – circular or oval, no fixed size, usually diameter of field between 450 to 500 feet
  • Dimension of Cricket Bat – about 38 inches in length and 4.25 inches width
  • Dimension of Stumps (wickets) – 28 inches length, total width including all three wickets is 9 inches
  • Size of Bails – 4-5/16 inches or 10.95 cm. should not project 0.5″ above stumps
  • Weight of cricket ball – between 5.5 and 5.75 ounces (155.9 – 163 grams)
  • Size of cricket ball – 8-13/16 to 9 inches or 22.4 to 22.9 cm in circumference.

Measurements and Dimensions in Sports : Field Hockey

  • Size, Dimension of hockey field – 100 x 60 yards (91.4 x 55 meters) rectangular, all the lines are white 75 mm wide
  • Size of Goal Posts – front opening is 3.66 x 2.14 meters (width x height)
  • Size of D (Penalty Circle) – 16 yard (14.63 meter) quadrant arcs.
  • Half way line – divides the hockey pitch in two halves and is equi-distance from both goal lines.
  • 23 meter line – Each half of the pitch is further divided by 23 meter line in two equal parts. This line is 23 meter from back line.
  • Length of hockey stick – 36.5 inches
  • Shape and Size of hockey ball – circumference of 224 to 235 mm, spherical and white made of hard plastic over cork core
  • Weight of hockey ball – 156 to 162 grams

Measurements, Dimensions in Golf

  • Size and depth of hole – 4.5 inches size and 4 inches depth
  • Size of golf club – 38 to 42 inches
  • Golf courses are classified as Par 3, Par 4, Par 5 holes
  • Distance of various holes from Tee : Par 3 – 230 meter, Par 4 – 411 meters, Par 5 – 631 meters
  • Size of Golf ball – 1.68 inches, spherical
  • Weight of Golf ball – 45.93 grams (1.62 Ounce)

Various Measurements and Dimensions in Lawn Tennis SportDimensions in sports

  • Size, dimension of lawn tennis court – Rectangular : 78 x 27 feet (singles), 78 x 36 feet (doubles)
  • Service line distance from net – 21 feet
  • Height of net – 3 feet 6 inches at posts and 3 feet at center
  • Length of net – net is extended 3 feets more on either sides so for singles its length is 33 feet, and for doubles it is 42 feet
  • Size of tennis racket – head size: 98 to 110 Sq inch, Beam width : 22 to 28 mm
  • Weight of tennis racket – 280 to 340 grams
  • Shape, size of tennis ball – Spherical, Diameter 2.7 inches,
  • Color of tennis ball – fluorescent yellow or optical yellow
  • Weight of Tennis ball – 56-59.4 gm

Various Measurements and Dimensions in Table Tennis (TT) GameDimensions in sports

  • Dimensions of Table Tennis board – Rectangular board 9 x 5 feet (2.74 x 1.525 meter
  • Height of TT board – 2.5 feet (76 cm)
  • Height of net above board – 6 inch (15.25 cm)
  • Overhanging portion of net – 6 inch (15.25 cm) from both sides
  • Shape, size of TT balls – Spherical, 40 mm diameter
  • Weight of TT balls – 2.7 gm
  • Bouncing properties of TT board and ball – ball should bounce 23 cm when dropped from a height of 30 cm
  • Size of Table tennis racket – blade head should be max 15.9 cm long and 15 cm wide

Measurements and Dimensions in Football/Soccer sports

  • Dimension measurements of football field – rectangular 45 x 90 meter minimum to 90 x 120 meter maximum
  • Size of Goal Posts – rectangular opening : 7.32 x 2.44 meter
  • Size of Penalty box – 36 x 18 yards rectangular;  18 yard (16 mt) to each side of goal post and extending 18 yard in front
  • Distance of Penalty mark – 12 yard (11 meter) from the center of goal post
  • Dimension of Penalty arc (D) – penalty arc is a D shape area outside Penalty box 10 yard away from penalty mark
  • Size of football/ soccer – diameter 8.6 to 9 inches, circumference 27 to 28 inches
  • Weight of football – 400 to 450 grams
  • Air pressure in football – 8.5 to 15.6 PSI

Various Measurements, Dimensions in Volleyball SportDimensions in Sports Courts

  • Size of Volleyball court – 18 meter length x 9 meter wide
  • Court is divided in two equal halves of 9m x 9m by net
  • Height of net – top of net should be 8 feet above ground for men’s and 7 feet 4 inches for women’s game
  • Size of net – 32 feet long x 39 inches tall
  • Distance of attack line – 3 meter from net on either sides
  • Attack line divides the court in two regions : back court and front court
  • Size of Volleyball ball – 8.15 to 8.39 inches diameter
  • Weight of Volleyball ball – 9.2 to 9.9 ounces (260 to 280 grams)
  • Air pressure in Volleyball ball – 4.26 to 4.61 PSI

Measurements, Dimensions in Shot put Game

  • Weight of Shotput ball for men – 16.01 pound (7.26 Kg)

    Dimensions in sports

    Shot put throwing pad

  • Weight of Shot put ball for women – 8.8 pound (4 Kg)
  • Diameter of shotput ball for men- 110 to 130 mm
  • Diameter of shotput ball for women – 95 to 110 mm
  • Size of throwing pad – 10 feet (3.05 meter) square concrete pad 25 mm above ground
  • Size of ring inside square pad – 6 mm thick metallic ring embedded in concrete with inner diameter 7 feet (2.135 meter).
  • Size of stopboard – 1.21 meter long, 100 mm high, 112 mm wide at narrowest part
  • Sector angle of landing area – 34.92 degrees, the shot must land inside this sector for legal delivery.

Measurements, Dimensions in Javelin Throw

  • Dimension of runway in javelin throw – 30 meter long x 4 meter wide
  • Sector angle of landing area – 29 degree extending outward from runway area
  • Length of Javelin for men – 2.6 to 2.7 meter
  • Weight of Javelin for men – 800 grams
  • Length of Javelin for women – 2.2 to 2.3 meter
  • Weight of Javelin for women – 600 grams

Dimensions, Measurements in Discus Throw

  • Size and Weight of Discus for men’s sports – Weight 2 Kg and diameter 8.5 inches
  • Size and Weight of Discuss for women’s sports – Weight 1 Kg and diameter 7 inches
  • Material of Discus – hard plastic, fiber rim with metallic core
  • Size of circle – 6 mm metallic ring embedded in concrete with inner diameter 2.135 meter (7 feet)
  • Circle is depressed about 20 mm inside square concrete 10 x 10 feet
  • Sector angle of landing area – 34.92 degrees, the shot must land inside this sector for legal delivery.