Manitoba Cricket Association

Established in 1937



LIST OF LAWS FOR UMPIRES

LEVEL 1 COURSE

SECTION 1 – Umpires’ duties

The umpire must have :

Counters with spare; watch; Pencil and paper; M.C.C. Law book; League Rules; Bails with spares; bowlers start markers, balls (with spare); drying material

·          Duties before the match

·          Bowler’s end umpire; striker’s end umpire

·          Both umpires’ interval duties

·          Signals and signaling

·          Positioning of the umpire

SECTION 2 – MAIN COMPONENTS IN CRICKET

LAW # 1 – The Players LAW # 3 – The Umpires
LAW # 4 – The Scorers LAW # 7 – The Pitch
LAW # 8 – The Wickets LAW # 9 – The Bowling, Popping, and Return creases
LAW # 12 - Innings

SECTION 3 – IMPORTANT FACTORS AFFECTING PLAY

LAW # 2
i) Substitutes and runners ii) Batsman or Fieldsman leaving the field
iii) Batsman retiring iv) Batsman commencing innings
LAW # 15 – Start of Play LAW # 16 – Intervals
LAW # 17 – Cessation of Play LAW # 22 – The over

SECTION 4 - AFFECTING THE SCORE

LAW # 18 – Scoring LAW # 19 – Boundaries
LAW # 20 – Lost Ball LAW # 23 – Dead Ball
LAW # 27 – Appeals

SECTION 5 – PENALTIES AND EXTRAS

LAW # 24 – No Ball LAW # 25 – Wide Ball
LAW # 26 – Bye and Leg Bye

SECTION 6 – WAYS OF GETTING OUT

LAW # 30 – Bowled LAW # 32 – Caught
LAW # 33 – Handled the ball LAW # 34 – Hit the ball twice
LAW # 35 – Hit wicket LAW # 36 – Leg Before Wicket
LAW # 40 – The Wicket keeper LAW # 41 – The fieldsman

SECTION 7 – WAYS OF GETTING OUT – CONTINUED

LAW # 28 – The wicket is down LAW # 29 - Batsman out of his ground
LAW # 31 – Timed out LAW # 37 – Obstructing the field
LAW # 38 – Run Out LAW # 39 – Stumped
LAW # 42 – Unfair Play
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