League : PLAYING REGULATIONS
The Laws of
Cricket shall apply together with the experimental rules and conditions laid
down by the National Cricket Association for the preceding cricket season,
with the exception of the following regulations:
Number of Players
consist of six players each.
Number of Innings
shall consist of one innings per team.
shall consist of a maximum of 10 overs.
No bowler shall
bowl more than two overs. (In the case of a bowler becoming incapacitated,
the over shall be completed by a bowler who has not bowled 2 overs even if
he bowled the preceding over.)
Last man stands
shall be at the wicket at all times during an innings. In the event of a
team losing five wickets within the permitted 10 overs, the last man shall
continue batting with the fifth man out remaining at the wicket as a runner.
When a batsman
reaches a personal total of 25 he shall retire, but may return to the crease
at the fall of the fifth wicket. Retired batsmen must return in order of
their retirement and take the place of the retiring or dismissed batsman.
Two “live” batsmen shall be at the wicket until such time as
the fifth wicket has fallen. The batsmen shall retire when he scores an additional
25 runs on his return to the crease.
If in the opinion
of the umpire, negative or short-pitched bowling becomes persistent he shall
call and signal “No Ball”.
The laws relating
to “Wides” shall be strictly interpreted by the umpire.
As from the
year 2000 only genuine bona-fide members of a club, who played league cricket
for that club in the previous season in the Pembroke County Cricket League
will be allowed to represent that club in the Indoor League.
Two or more clubs tying for first place
the event of two or more clubs tying for first place at the end of the competition,
the winner will be determined by the club that has the highest average by
dividing the total number of runs
scored by the total number of wickets lost.
for Indoor Cricket shall take place as follows:
A ball struck to hit the boundary wall behind the bowler without touching
the floor or any other wall shall count as 6 runs. If, however, the ball
touches the floor but does not touch any of the other walls and hits the
boundary wall, then it shall count as 4 runs.
2. A ball struck
to hit one or more of the side or back walls shall count 1 run, even if the
ball subsequently hits the boundary wall. Two additional runs shall be scored
if the batsman complete a run (if the ball is struck to hit the side or back
wall and the batsman is run out, 1 run shall be scored).
3. Two runs
shall be scored if the striker plays the ball and does not hit a wall direct
and the batsmen complete a run.
4. A Bye shall
count as 1 run if the ball hits a wall; a leg-bye shall count as 1 run if
the ball hits a wall. In each case if the batsmen complete a run, 2 additional
runs shall be scored.
5. Two byes
or two leg-byes shall be scored if the batsmen complete a run without the
ball hitting a wall.
6. No Ball
If a No Ball
is called a penalty of one run shall be credited under extras.
If a Wide Ball
is called a penalty
of one run shall be credited under extras.
8. An overthrow
hitting any wall shall count as 1 run to the batsman. (The batsman shall
not change ends).
9. No runs
shall be scored if a batsman is out caught off the walls. No
player may play for more then one team in the Indoor League in the same year.
10. If the
ball becomes lodged in netting or any obstacle, then the umpire shall call
and signal “dead ball” and award 1 run. The batsmen shall return
to their original ends.
the normal methods of dismissal contained in the Laws of Cricket, the following
variations shall apply:
(a) The batsman
shall be caught out by a fieldsman after the ball has hit the netting or
any wall except directly from the boundary wall, provided the ball has not
touched the floor.
The last not-out
batsmen shall be
given out if the striker
running with him
is run out.
The batsman or
the non-striker shall
be given not out
if the ball rebounds
from a wall and hits
a wicket without being
touched by a fieldsman.
All players must wear the normal accepted cricket clothing and equipment.
This includes wicket-keepers