Cricket Game - Laws of Cricket
- Cricket Laws index
- Laws regarding Cricket Players And Cricket Officials
- Laws regarding the Cricket Playing Field
- Laws regarding Cricket Match Structure
- Laws regarding Batting and Scoring Runs in Cricket
- Laws regarding Bowling and Dismissals in Cricket
- Laws regarding Fielding And Wicket-Keeping in Cricket
- Laws regarding Other Important Cricket Roles
- One Day International Cricket Laws
Cricket LawsCricket Rules: The game is played in accordance with 42 laws of cricket, which have been developed by the Marylebone Cricket Club in discussion with the main cricketing nations. Teams may agree to alter some of the rules for particular games. Other rules supplement the main laws and change them to deal with different circumstances. In particular, there are a number of modifications to the playing structure and fielding position rules that apply to one innings games - like ODIs and Twenty20 Matches - that are restricted to a set number of fair deliveries.
Cricket Laws concerning Players, Officials / Umpires and Scorers
Players and officials(Existing Cricket Rules)
PlayersA team consists of eleven players. Depending on his primary skills, a player may be classified as a specialist batsman or bowler. A balanced team usually has five or six specialist batsmen and four or five specialist bowlers. Teams nearly always include a specialist wicket-keeper because of the importance of this fielding position.
A player who excels in both batting and bowling is known as an all-rounder. One who excels as a batsman and wicket-keeper is known as a wicket-keeper/batsman, sometimes regarded as a type of all-rounder. True all-rounders are rare and valued