CRYKET 2018 INFORMATION & RULES
All games will be played at two pitches in Van Cortland Park, Bronx. Exact
directions to grounds are provided in separate document.
Teams will be divided into 2 pools and pitch will be assigned to them. Team captains
will be communicated about this as soon as all teams register.
All games will be on June 16th, 2018 (June 17th – rain date).
The tournament will be completed in one day. Play will be continuous (between 7:00 am
and 7:00 pm).
If the whole tournament can NOT be finished in one day due to some reasons, it will be
extended to next day.
If there are players who would like to play but cannot form a complete team, please
register as individuals. We will connect you with others to form a team.
Participating teams are expected to submit the list of players for the team(s) well in
advance, so that events for the day can be properly planned.
A group can register more than one team.
Game will be played using slightly heavy tennis ball used for cricket.
Please come at least 30 minutes before your given time. If the team doesn’t arrive within
15 minutes of their scheduled time match will be awarded to the other team.
Umpires decision will be final. In case of any dispute, organizer’s decision will be final.
The Eight-A- Side tournament will adhere to the ICC Cricket Rules and
regulations. There are no LBW and no leg-bye runs allowed. Exceptions are indicated below as well.
There will be free hit on any no ball (like the new ICC rule).
For medium/ fast bowlers direct ball above waist height is a no ball and for
slow/spin bowlers it is above shoulder height.
Each team can consist of (register) up to Ten (10) members. Any selected EIGHT (8)
will play each game.
It is a heavy tennis ball tournament, and all players are expected to wear proper sports
attire. If possible white T-shirts are recommended.
The wicket keeper must be nominated before the first over of the game.
A different keeper may be nominated before the first over of each game (in a
tournament) but cannot be changed during the course of the game.
To the extent possible, all games will be officiated by members of CRY volunteers and
other participating teams.
Officials will be objective and impartial in rendering decisions.
The above rules will be adhered to at all times throughout the > tournament. All teams
are expected to cooperate fully (adhering to the rules, respecting the umpires decision
etc.) with the Organizers.
All registered teams will be grouped into pools. The number of pools and rounds
depends on the number of registered teams.
All teams are expected to be very familiar with the rules of the game and of this specific
competition, as detailed in the document.
Lunch, water & Gatorade will be free for players & volunteers.
Everybody is expected to bring their own cricket gear. If you can’t, please let us know in
Please bring your own chairs as it will be hard to arrange for chairs for so many players.
You are welcome to bring your own canopy tent as well.