ICC New No Ball Rules in Cricket in IND vs WI Series – The Third Umpire will have an additional responsibility in the upcoming series – India vs West Indies which will start today at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad. This series will have a new rule according to the International Cricket Council – ICC
Before introducing this rule, the on-field umpire was responsible for calling the front foot no balls. But now, the ICC has decided that the third umpires will call the front foot no balls and the on-field umpires will remain to give their other game decisions.
ICC New No Ball Rules in Cricket in IND vs WI Series
ICC released a statement saying that the third umpire will monitor every ball and will call the front foot no balls if there will be any. The third umpire will communicate with the on-field umpires in case of instances of the front foot no balls. So, the on-field umpire will not call the decisions of the front foot no balls and will have to take the advice of the third umpire.
The ICC has also clarified that the benefit of the doubt will go the bowler and if the late front foot no-ball is called then the on-field umpire can revoke this decision.
ICC New No Ball Rules in Cricket in IND vs WI Series – The further released statement said that if there is a late call on front-foot no-ball, then the on-field umpire can rescind a dismissal if that is applicable and that delivery can be called a no-ball. But as usual, the on-field umpires can make other decisions that will happen in the game.
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The International Cricket Council will have 6 International games to see whether this rule can gauge the impact in the game and will also see whether it can be implemented to see minimized disruptions during the game.
ICC New No Ball Rules in Cricket in IND vs WI Series – This rule of calling the front foot no-ball by the third umpire was taken by the ICC in the Cricket Committee meeting in the month of August this year. This rule was tried in 2016 in the series of Sri Lanka and England but, the scale of application will be bordered this time.