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Taunton Deane Cricket League 8's U13

U13 8's Pairs | Match Rules


  1. Each team shall comprise 8 players

  2. All players will wear white cricket clothing

  3. Maximum boundary length 50 metres

  4. Stumps 27” x 8”

  5. Ball 4 ¾ oz, either red or pink.  Pink balls are strongly recommended for evening matches.

  6. In all matches no fielder shall be allowed to field nearer than 11 yards from the middle stump except behind the wickets on the off side

  7. Each game shall consist of 1 innings per team. Each innings shall be of 20 overs duration

  8. Each team shall commence its innings with a score of 200 runs to which are added runs as scored. Runs are deducted as ‘lives’ are lost

  9. The batting team shall be divided into pairs

  10. Each pair shall bat for 5 overs

  11. The batters shall have unlimited ‘lives’ but each ‘life’ lost shall result in 8 runs being deducted from the score

  12. The batters shall change ends at the fall of each wicket except on the last ball of the over. The dismissed batter does not face the next ball

  13. Each player of the fielding team must bowl with the exception of the wicket keeper. No bowler to bowl more than 4 overs. The laws of cricket shall apply at all age groups. Agreement by managers and coaches beforehand to exclude certain laws is not permitted.

  14. The winning team shall be the team recording the higher number of runs after deductions for fall of wickets

  15. In the event of the scores being equal the result shall be a tie

  16. If a player is injured his/her place may be taken by a reserve

  17. If a team is short the fielding team may select the player to bat twice

  18. League points awarded:

  19. Win - 3 points

  20. Tie - 2 points

  21. No result - 1 point