Social indoor cricket competition

Team

  • 6 players/side
  • A minimum of 5 players must start the game, the 6th player must be on court within 5 minutes of game time.
  • Teams may register an unlimited number of players, only registered players are permitted to participate.

Game

Clock

  • Games consist of one innings of 12 overs per team.
  • Maximum playing time is 55 minutes per game.
  • If a team is bowling at an unreasonably slow rate a penalty may be imposed.
  • Teams must be ready before the start of their game.

Rules

Scoring zones

  • All runs completed between creases are awarded, PLUS bonus runs as follows
  • 6 runs - ball striking the end wall on full or deflection from fielders hand before continuing to end wall (Note this cannot be caught for a dismissal but can be run out)
  • 4 runs - side wall on full, past halfway OR end wall along ground (after deflection from hand or side wall)
  • 2 runs - side wall past half way (on ground)
  • 1 run - side wall (on ground) in half of receiving batsmen.

Bowling

  • Maximum of 2 overs to be bowled per player.
  • Wides and no balls must be re-bowled during the last over of an innings only. The 2 runs are also credited to the team score.
  • Wides and no balls = 2 runs.

No balls are as follows:

  • Over stepping the bowling mark
  • Deliveries bouncing more than once
  • Illegal fielding formation
  • Ball not landing on mat

Outs:

  • All outs deduct 5 runs off batter score.
  • Ball automatically dead when returned to bowler after an out. All runs within that play are lost.

Methods of Dismissal:

  • Bowled
  • Played on
  • Caught, or caught off wall (below out of bounds).
  • Stumped
  • Run out
  • Ball hitting on full – lights or light fitting, woodwork above concrete, Mezzanine floor (blue netting)
  • No LBW

Fielding positions

  • The fielding side must have 3 players in front of the halfway line for every ball bowled.

Scheduling

  • Saturday afternoons, 1-4pm
  • Breaks for University holidays
  • Draws and other information about the competition will be posted and on UC Sport Competitions Facebook Page, and emailed to Team managers

Location

UC RecCentre (online maps)

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