Law 0 Preamble to the Laws: Spirit of Cricket; Setting up the game. Law 1 The players; Law 2 The umpires; Law 3 The scorers; Law 4 The ball; Law 5 The bat; Law 8 The wickets; Law 9 Preparation and maintenance of the playing area; Law 10 Covering the pitch; Law 11 Intervals; Law 12 Start of play; cessation of play; Law 6 The pitch; Law 7 The creases; Innings & results. Law 13 Innings
The Laws of Cricket is a code which specifies the rules of the game of cricket worldwide. The earliest known code was drafted in 1744 and, since 1788, it has been owned and maintained by its custodian, the Marylebone Cricket Club in London. There are currently 42 Laws which outline all aspects of how the game is to be played. MCC has re-coded the Laws six times, the seventh and latest code being released in October 2017. The 2nd edition of the 2017 Code came into force on 1 April 2019. The first
Law 1: The players. A cricket team consists of eleven players, including a captain. Outside of official competitions, teams can agree to play more than eleven-a-side, though no more than eleven players may field. Law 2: Substitutes. In cricket, a substitute may be brought on for an injured fielder.
The laws of cricket are a set of rules established by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) which describe the laws of cricket worldwide, to ensure uniformity and fairness. There are currently 42 laws, which outline all aspects of how the game is played from how a team wins a game, how a batsman is dismissed, through to specifications on how the pitch is to be prepared and maintained.
The ICC Future Tours Programme (FTP) is a schedule of international cricket tours which structure the programme of cricket for ICC's full members with teams playing bilateral cricket home and away and organised by the host. ICC Future Tours Programme (FTP) 2019-2023.
Laws of Cricket 2017 Code (2nd edition - 2019) 4 CONTENTS The Preamble – The Spirit of Cricket Law 1 – The players Law 2 – The umpires Law 3 – The scorers Law 4 – The ball Law 5 – The bat Law 6 – The pitch Law 7 – The creases Law 8 – The wickets Law 9 – Preparation and maintenance of
One of the main cricket rules is that for batsmen to score runs they must run to each other’s end of the pitch (from one end to the other). In doing this one run is scored. Cricket rules state they may run multiple runs per shot. As well as running they can also score runs by hitting boundaries.
"Cricket owes much of its appeal and enjoyment to the fact that it should be played not only according to the Laws, but also within the Spirit of Cricket". The Preamble is a short statement intended to emphasise the "positive behaviours that make cricket an exciting game that encourages leadership, friendship, and teamwork."