Points, Format, Rosters, Sponsors, Fields, Conduct etc

9931. ROSTERS – Teams may include Undergrads, Masters & PhD students, with 2014 Graduates counting as ‘current students’. A maximum of 2 alumni may be in the playing XI (where school rules permit).

NO exceptions. All players must be verified by the appropriate College Official.
2. Every club should publicize the live broadcast of our Finals on ESPN3 and TV Asia – on Sunday March 16. Use the photo from this article to post on Facebook, make it your cover photo.  Each club must help build our, & your fanbase – amongst your fellow students, alumni & students associations – using Facebook, Twitter etc. Involve your College Media.
3. SHIRTS must be tucked in your pants, & RE-tucked in when it comes out, for ALL matches. Players with shirts not tucked in will cause their team to be penalized. If, from the fielding team penalty will be loss of a delivery. If a batsman, penalty will be a dot ball.
PLAYING RULES : Standard ICC T20 rules except for the following:
1. Balls pitched within 6 inches of the stumps on the leg side will NOT be wides – giving bowlers more opportunities to vary their line & compel batsmen to play shots off the legs, & on the leg side. (this is the rule for ALL American College Cricket matches).
2. A maximum of 6 fielders is permitted on any one side
1. Each team will play 3 matches before the Knockout Playoffs .
2. Based on POINTS earned, the Quarter Finalists will be determined, top 2 in each group, & play the last match on Saturday. In the event of a tie on Points, wins will be the tie-breaker or head to head, then Run Rate. Should there be 3 undefeated teams in a Group, the #2 & 3 teams will play off
Each inning must finish in 75 minutes, & every game in 3 hours.
3. The Semis & Finals will be played on Sunday & be filmed ball by ball by TV Asia, in HD, with commentary, slow motion replays, graphics etc. and shown across the USA & Canada. The Finals will be shown LIVE on ESPN3 & TV Asia. The Semis will be shown later on tape on TV Asia.
Win = 7 pts
Run rate of 7.5 = 1 bonus pt
Run rate of 10 = 1 bonus pt (additional)
Losing all wickets results in a forfeiture of all Bonus pts.
Bowling a Team out = 1 bonus pt.
Loss = 1 pt
TIED Game = Super Over
UMPIRES – Umpires decision is final in all matches
REDUCTION of overs : if the umpires suggest a Reduction of Overs for a match, this must be communicated by the teams’ Captains to American College Cricket management for consideration . Only if approved by Management can overs be reduced.
FIELDS – we will be playing at the CBRP Cricket Stadium & its 2 side-fields http://www.broward.org/Parks/CentralBrowardRegionalPark/Pages/Default.aspx
and the 2 fields at Brian Piccolo Park
The CBRP Stadium is turf, & the side fields are an artificial surface (better than concrete with carpet or matting). Brian Piccolo has the same artificial pitch & the 2nd pitch is turf.
CONDUCT – every club is an official representative of its college, and must abide by their Club Sports rules regarding behavior. Additionally as a member of American College Cricket every club must act appropriately . Bad behavior may be reported to the appropriate authorities at your college, and could result in suspension or other penalties.
NO SMOKING – at cricket fields by any member of the touring squad, NOR anywhere whilst in uniform.
LOGOS – NO unauthorized logos on uniforms, helmets or equipment. Names of sponsors must be given to Lloyd, for approval & appropriate recognition.
BANNERS : bring your college banners to put on the Stadium boundary fence – this is valuable TV advertising which will please your school, & help your club
PHOTOGRAPHERS : Action photographers are needed. Must have a long-lens camera. Email Lloyd @ Dogevpr2@aim.com.
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