Monday, December 11, 2023

ICC introduces stop clock to monitor time between overs in men’s ODIs and T20Is, five-run penalty on third offence | Cricket News

MUMBAI: In an try to hurry up play in white-ball cricket, the ICC has determined to introduce a ‘cease clock‘ on a trial foundation in males’s ODI and T20I cricket from December 2023 to April 2024.
The choice was taken on the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) Board assembly in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.

“The clock might be used to control the period of time taken between overs.

If the bowling staff isn’t able to bowl the following over inside 60 seconds of the earlier over being accomplished, a five-run penalty might be imposed the third time it occurs in an innings,” the ICC stated in a launch.
In September 2022, the MCC World Cricket committee, which incorporates former India captain and ex-BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, moreover a number of different prime former cricketers, renewing its calls to introduce measures aimed toward dashing up play, notably in Assessments.
An enormous controversy erupted throughout the recently-held 2023 ODI World Cup in India when Sri Lankan batsman Angelo Mathews was ‘Timed out’- the primary such dismissal in worldwide cricket, after an enchantment by Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan, when he didn’t face the following supply after the dismissal of Sadeera Samarawickrama.
Vastly upset on the name, Mathews later criticised the fourth umpire whereas labelling Shakib’s act as “disgraceful”. Nonetheless, the celebrated Marylebone Cricket Membership (MCC), the custodian of the ‘Legal guidelines of Cricket,’ had backed the ICC’s umpires’ verdict.
The ICC has permitted modifications to the pitch and outfield monitoring rules, together with a simplification of the factors in opposition to which a pitch is assessed and growing the edge for when a venue may have its worldwide standing faraway from 5 demerit factors to 6 demerit factors over a five-year interval.
The ICC Board additionally permitted new gender eligibility rules for the worldwide sport following a 9-month session course of with the game’s stakeholders.
The brand new coverage relies on the next rules (so as of precedence), safety of the integrity of the ladies’s sport, security, equity and inclusion, and this implies any Male to Feminine individuals who’ve been by way of any type of male puberty won’t be eligible to take part within the worldwide ladies’s sport no matter any surgical procedure or gender reassignment remedy they might have undertaken.

Pat Cummins poses with ICC trophy on Sabarmati river cruise

ICC strikes 2024 U-19 World Cup from Sri Lanka to South Africa
The ICC additionally determined to maneuver the Beneath-19 World Cup, scheduled to be held from January 14 to February 15, to South Africa from Sri Lanka, in view of the executive uncertainty in Sri Lanka Cricket.
India are the defending champions within the occasion, having gained the final Beneath-19 World Cup within the West Indies in January 2022.
Confirming the phrases of suspension of SLC – a choice the governing physique of the sport took on November 10 – the ICC Board has determined that Sri Lanka can proceed to compete internationally each in bilateral cricket and ICC occasions, although funding to SLC might be managed by the ICC.

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