ECB Announces The Playing Conditions Of The Hundred, Here’s Everything You Need To Know

ECB Announces The Playing Conditions Of The Hundred, Here’s Everything You Need To Know

The ECB has declared the criteria and playing conditions to participate in the maiden season of the upcoming shortest format of cricket “The Hundred”

The championship will also have 100 deliveries per inning, The cricket board of England has invented the list of rules and guidelines of the tournament which will be implemented in the Tournament.

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The Hundred 2021 Playing Conditions, Rules And Regulations 

  • The ECB has determined that its gauge of the succession of inputs will be changed from over to balls. During the action, the TV broadcasters and commentators would still proceed to use the word ‘over’.
  • A bowler is supposed to bowl two sets of five deliveries from the same end, by the same bowler.  At the end of the first set of five deliveries, the Umpire will wave a white card in order to confirm the initial fact to the batsman, broadcasters, and well as run-scorers. 
  • The toss can take place in any corner of the ground, not necessarily in the middle alone.
  • The first 25 balls will comprise the power-play, which allows just two fields out of the 30-yard circle.
  • Each team will receive a point if the match gets tied in the group stage. However, if a tie is witnessed in both the Eliminator and the Final, a ‘Super Five’ match will be deployed in the game immediately. As the title indicates, each team will receive five balls.
  • In addition, each team has been provided with a new tactical “time-out.” This will be indicated by the umpire gesturing at his time-piece, furthermore, the time-out is not mandatorily taken prior to the power-play. 
  • If a team lags behind the over-rate, given imposition by the umpire, the particular team will leave out a player and continue guarding the inner circle.
  • If the first Super Five gets tied, it follows on with another one. But if it finishes in a draw again, the team that would finish higher in the group stage will be termed as victorious. 
  • In rain-affected matches, a modified DLS technique will be utilized.
  • DRS will also be implemented in England’s domestic matches for the first time. The no-ball call will be taken by the third umpire.
  • In addition, each team has been provided with a new tactical “time-out.” This will be indicated by the umpire gesturing at his time-piece, furthermore the time-out is not mandatorily taken prior to the power play. 

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