Rules and Regulations

TOURNAMENT RULES

  1. TOURNAMENT RULES

     

    1)      Only CURRENT IIT Students are allowed to play.

    a)      If Alumni want to participate, they would be considered as guests entering the gym and must pay the regular Keating Fees ($10 per visit) 

    b)      Student ID’s for each player will be checked prior to each match that is played.

    2)      Teams must consist of no more than 8 players (6 on the field per game; 2 subs)

    a)  Each team must identify a captain who will be responsible for all the activities including the knowledge of rules, schedule, issues, complaints, and the contact person between the committee and the team they represent.

    3)      Each team must provide a list of the 6 players playing in the match, and student ID as well as roster of the registered team will be verified before the player is allowed to play.

    4)      Each team plays 1 match per week (Matches to be held on Saturdays).

    a)      4 groups with 5 teams in each group will be made at random (20 teams total)

    b)      2 teams from each group will advance to playoffs (8 teams to quarterfinals)

    5)      Each team may receive a BYE WEEK .

    6)      Any given player can only play for maximum of 1 team. 

    7)      UMPIRE'S decision is FINAL!!!!  NO verbal or physical abuse will be tolerated.  If any person or team indulges in this, the team or the individual may forfeit the match (contingent upon decision of the umpire). (Follow rule #9 for further instances of violations) 

    8)      If the instance occurs the 2nd time, the team will be disqualified from the tournament. 

    9)      Teams who are late for the match will face the following consequences:

    a)      5 minutes late: 1 over deducted when they are batting

    b)      10 minutes late: 2 overs deducted when they are batting

    c)      15 minutes late: 3 overs deducted when they are batting

    Example: If team A is late 10 minutes, then that means that when they come to bat, they will only be given 6 overs to bat, while the other team who is on-time will be given all 8 overs.

    10)  If the team is late more than 15 minutes, they forfeit the match.   

    a)      The UMPIRE of the match will keep the time.

    11)   Each team can only give 1 WALK OVER in the schedule.  After this, the team will be disqualified from the tournament.

    12)  The teams must have a minimum of 4 players on the field in order for the game play to start.  If less than 4 players are present, over deduction rule will be applied for 15 minutes.  After this, the team will forfeit the match.

    13)  Each team will get to see a different umpire at least once. 

    14)  Each game will have a Main Umpire as well the as running umpire.

    15)  In the end, lets play cricket in the spirit of the game and ENJOY!!!!!!

     

    GAME RULES

    1)      Each innings will be 8 overs.

    2)      Bowling rules:

    a)       1 Bowler can bowl up to 3 overs.

    b)      2 Bowlers can bowl up to 2 overs EACH.

    c)      This will leave an additional 1 over, which will have to be bowled by a different player on the team.

    3)      In order to avoid any clashes and problems, ball hitting the roof is NOT OUT.  However, if the fielder catches the ball directly after the ball hits the roof, it will be given OUT.  If the ball hits the ground, it will be NOT OUT.

    4)      If the ball hits the curtain on either side, it is NOT OUT even if the fielder catches it before it hits the ground.  The catching rule applies ONLY to the roof of the gym.

    5)      The fielding team will have to provide the wicketkeeper.

    6)      There is extra run for WIDES, OVER STEPPING NO BALLS, and BOUNCERS. Above the SHOULDERS NO BALL will result in a EXTRA RUN and the Ball will not be counted.

    7)      OVER STEPPING no balls will result in FREE HIT.

    8)      If the bowler bowls a full toss to the batsman, above the waist, this will again follow the BOUNCER rule.

    a)          If two full-tosses (above the waist) are bowled in the match, the bowler will be disqualified to bowl in the match.

    9)  The Umpire will determine if the Bowler's action is illegal. 

    a)          If the batting side feels as though the bowler is CHUCKING (BATTA-Bowling), the CAPTAIN of the batting team can come and discuss the issue with the umpire.

    b)          The Umpire will determine if the Bowler's action is illegal.

    c)          It is up to the umpire’s discression of what decision to make.

    d)         NO ARGUMENTS and ABUSE will be tolerated!!!

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