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New cricket rules and what do they mean!

New cricket rules and what do they mean!

The laws of the game are always changing and the custodians of the laws – MCC are constantly monitoring the game to see where laws can be made or modified or removed. This year, too, new rules were announced by MCC and implemented by ICC. While some rules are like daemons in operating systems, some rules will be seen almost immediately by viewers. I managed to compile the new rules into 4 categories – Batting, Bowling, Fielding and Playing Conditions.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, England

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, England

The ‘World Cup of Champions’ is here, as the top 8 teams battle it out in England yet once again for what could be only be called another tournament. Apparently, the stakes are not as high as the ICC would like, but it is still a tournament. We bring you the complete round up of the 2017 edition.

Changing captains midway through a tournament.

Changing captains midway through a tournament.

If you notice closely, IPL is the only tournament where the regular captain is changed midway through the tournament for reasons other than injuries/non-availability. Is this a trend set by the franchisees or is it something that came along with time?

What will it take to make rules that govern the thickness of the bat?

What will it take to make rules that govern the thickness of the bat?

The reaction of the man says it all. He is ex-South African batsman Barry Richards trying to come to terms with the thickness of modern bats. The bat on your right is the one he used and the one on your right is David Warner’s bats. While the reaction may seem humorous, it is actually a wake up call for Cricket and ICC. Read to find out what harm these bats can do to cricket at large.