Cricket rules in ICC (Part 2)

In this article, we continue to share rules in ICC World Cup. If you are a cricket fan, you can’t miss the ICC which is the most premier event about cricket in the world.

However, not many people can understand detail about rules of ICC. So, sometimes they can’t understand why the referee gives result like this. 

Following our instruction about major regulation to know more about cricket.

From the former article, we refer to two rules about the number of players and target of cricket. Now, we continue to share about other regulations.

Thirdly, rule of ball

According to confirmation of ICC about men’s cricket, one cricket ball is 22.4 and 22.9 in boundary and 155g to 163g in weight. 

If cricket ball is used for female and junior team, it is a little lighter.

One ball should be utilized in one turn and replaced in the beginning of every inning. In case ball is lost, it is compulsory to be replace at the inning. It’s a significant part of one match.

Fourthly, rule of wickets

The wicket is 22.86 cm in length and covers three wooden stumps. On top of per stump, there are two wooden bails.

In the men’s cricket, people require two bails are not exceed to 1.27 cm of stump.

Besides it, there are some factors flexible at other matches such as using bail or adding barrel and nozzles of bail. Depending on conditions outside, the umpires will publicize it before starting the first inning.

Finally, rule about intervals

During a game, there are a ten-minute interval for a test. Players can have a lunch, tea or drinking in this time. Or setting up new strategies for the next inning.

About the length of intervals, it should be confirmed before the match. 

Because one official game of cricket is long, depending the number of wickets, so, having intervals is necessary to protect health and energy for players.