Changes to the Laws of Cricket, announced by the MCC, that came into effect on 1st October 2013 as part of the Laws of Cricket 2000 Code 5th Edition 2013, come into effect in
Switzerland and in Swiss Cricket on 1st January 2014.
As the Lord's website reported earlier this month, "Some of the changes made in this 5th Edition are significant and materially alter the outcome from the 4th Edition, whilst others are simply aimed at creating more clarity or consistency with other Laws, rather than involving a change in policy".
A full explanation of the more significant changes, together with some reasoning for them and a guide for their interpretation and application is available from the Lord's website, along with some video material designed to assist in clarifying the Laws.
The most significant changes effecting Swiss Cricket are as follows:
If you would prefer to view the changes, an explanation for them and some examples of their practical uses, in a written PDF format, please download this document.
Think you've got the hang of the changes to the Laws in the the 5th Edition of the 2000 Code of the Laws of Cricket?
Take the Lord's 20-question quiz, based entirely on the latest changes, and see how you get on.
If you require further information on the changes to the laws of cricket effecting Swiss Cricket or regarding officiating cricket in Switzerland contact Mr. Alexander Mackay.