The International Cricket Council (ICC) has changed several rules of cricket in the wake of Coronavirus infection. The ICC made three significant changes on Tuesday. The cricket committee approved the ban on the use of spit for flashing the ball. The Test series, to be played between England and West Indies from next month, will now be performed under the new rules.
ICC Announced News Rules
On Tuesday, the ICC announced new rules, including a ban on a spit (saliva) by players to shine the ball, and the Corona Substitute in Test cricket. Under the chairmanship of the Cricket Committee Chairman Anil Kumble, it recommended banning the use of spit by the players to shine the ball due to the seriousness of the corona and also suggested fielding the home umpires during the International Series. Was, which was also accepted.
Rules Will Not Apply in ODIs and T20s
The rule of Corona Substitute will be applicable only in Test matches. It will not be applicable in ODIs or T20 matches. A substitute player will have the option of landing if symptoms of coronavirus infection found in the player. The match referee will decide which player will be approved. The batsman can be fielded instead of bowler and batsman instead of a bowler. This will change like a connection institution.
Additional DRS, 32-Inch Logo Also
Now the teams will also get an additional DRS from now on. The bilateral Test series will have local umpires. Also, another 32 square inch logo has been allowed on the players’ jerseys so that boards that are suffering financial losses due to the Corona crisis can earn.
Players will not be allowed to use saliva to shine the ball. If the player does so, the umpires will initially give some time concession, but the team will warn for repeated violations. The team will get two warnings, but the team is batting later as the penalty will get five runs. Whenever saliva put into the ball, the umpires will give instructions to clean it.