Cricket on Ice tournament regulations

compiled by Alexander Mackay (last amended: 26.9.2017)

The Cricket on Ice tournament respects the international MCC laws of cricket, except where:

 

  1. Four teams compete in a round-robin style tournament, with 2 points awarded for a win, 1 point for a tie/draw, no points for a loss.
  2. Net Run Rate (NRR) will determine league standings for teams equal on points.
  3. Games consist of 20 overs per innings, unless reduced by the officials.
  4. Bowlers are limited to 4 overs (or 1/5th of the allotted overs).
  5. Games begin at 10am and 1pm.
  6. Balls are supplied by the tournament organiser.
  7. A ball passing the batsman above the waist on the full at the popping crease is a no-ball.
  8. Ball not pitching on the matting (pitch) is a no-ball.
  9. Other than pitching off the mat, all no-balls qualify as a "Free-hit".
  10. A maximum of two bounces before the ball reaches the batsman are permitted. Any ball exceeding this is deemed a no-ball.
  11. A ball passing behind the batsman on the leg is a wide.
  12. Fielders are permitted to wear gloves & sunglasses and must wear the clothing provided by the tournament organisers.
  13. The Powerplay is the first 6 overs (or one third where a game has been reduced in overs) and only two fielders are permitted outside the circle.
  14. During overs 7-20 not more than five fielders are permitted outside the circle.
  15. Not more than five fielders are permitted on the leg-side.
  16. Not more than two fielders are permitted behind square.
  17. Batsmen must wear protective pads.
  18. There is no limit to the number of substitutes, but the officials must be made aware of all changes.
  19. No more than 11 fielders are permitted on the field of play at any one time.
  20. Specified members of the media (photographers/TV) may be tolerated on the field during play.
  21. The umpires decision is final and without recourse.

Please note: The tournament depends entirely on the spirit of cricket, everyone demonstrating respect, fairness & friendship for each other & the game.

 

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“For when the One Great Scorer comes, to mark against your name,

he writes - not that you won or lost -, but how you played the game.”

From the poem "Alumnus Football" by Grantland Rice