KEEPING LORD'S WORLD CLASS
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MCC has decided to make some alterations to the Laws of Cricket, which will come into effect on 1 October 2013 as part of the Laws of Cricket 2000 Code 5th Edition 2013.
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.
In each of the pages on the right hand side of this page, there is an explanation of the more significant changes, together with some reasoning for them and a guide for their interpretation and application. There are also some videos which will hopefully help to clarify the Laws.
The most noteworthy changes 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 click here to download this document.
The 2013 Law changes quiz
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 our 20-question quiz, based entirely on the latest changes, and see how you get on.