Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players and is derived from early versions of basketball.
Games are played on a rectangular court with raised goal rings at each end. Each team attempts to score goals by passing a ball down the court and shooting it through its goal ring. Players are assigned specific positions, which define their roles within the team and restrict their movement to certain areas of the court. During general play, a player with the ball can hold onto it for only three seconds before shooting for a goal or passing to another player. The winning team is the one that scores the most goals.
Netball is game based off of the game of basketball in the late 1800s. Netball became an international game in the 60s with set rules and regulations. One of the rules included the balls measurements, listed below.