The International Cricket Council continues to implement new rules to improve the game. Now, recently, the ICC has announced the implementation of a new rule in T20I.
The most exciting format of cricket, so the bowling team may have to face many problems. Of course, in this fast format, the bowling team will have to pay a penalty for the slow surcharge.
Under this rule, the team that does not complete the over within the stipulated time will have to field one less fielder outside the 30-yard circle as a penalty.
We tell you that this rule will be implemented starting this month.
January 16 - These rules apply to both men's and women's cricket.
The new surcharge rule introduced by the ICC will be implemented for the first time in the West Indies vs Ireland game on January 16 in Jamaica.
This game will be played at Sabina Park, West Indies. On the other hand, if we talk about the female category,
The first women's game under this rule will then be played between South Africa and the West Indies in Centurion on January 18.
This penalty rule introduced by the ICC is described in Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Support Personnel.
New rules introduced by ICC
There is also a provision for an optional two and a half minute drinking break between innings, however this is agreed to by the members before each series begins.
Players must complete their over within a specified time, otherwise they will be charged a penalty.
Actually, after the first 6 overs, that is, after the power play is over, 5 fielders can stay out of the 30-yard radius.
But only 4 fielders can deploy outside the 30-yard radius for breach of the new surcharge rule implemented by the ICC.