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MCC Proposes Radical Changes to Cricket's Rules

CNN-News18 | Updated: March 7, 2017, 9:50 PM IST

The so-called Guardians of Cricket have settled on a new code of laws that will limit the thickness of bats and provide penalty runs for bad behavior, with the changes set to be introduced from October 1.

After lengthy debate over the increasing dominance of bat over ball, the Marylebone Cricket Club on Monday released regulations on the width and thickness of the bats. The changes will start at the professional level and be phased into amateur cricket.

First Published: March 7, 2017, 9:50 PM IST
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