ICC introduces new ‘no ball’ rule after Finn problem

ICC introduces new ‘no ball’ rule after Finn problem

new no ball ruleThe ICC has introduced a largely-anticipated new playing condition to international cricket with a no-ball set to be called when a bowler breaks the non-striker’s end stumps in the delivery stride.Previously, when the non-striker’s end stumps were broken in the delivery stride a dead-ball was called, following an initial warning, regardless of the outcome of the delivery. The new regulation provides clarity on what had been an issue of controversy.The decision was ratified at the ICC chief executives committee meeting in Dubai. “The ICC has decided to introduce this playing condition five months prior to the MCC changing the Law because there is a lot of important cricket to be played before October 1, including the ICC Champions Trophy in June,” Allardice said.ESPN

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