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Laws Blog: Was Pillay right to be dismissed?

MCC's Laws of Cricket Advisor Jonny Singer clarifies the dismissal of South Africa batsman Jiveshan Pillay in the ICC U19 World Cup.   Read more
03 Jan 2018

Laws Blog: Dead ball or Renegades blunder?

MCC's Laws of Cricket Advisor Jonny Singer investigates a controversial incident that occurred in the Women's Big Bash League on Wednesday morning.    Read more

Laws Blog: Should Knight have been given out?

MCC's Laws of Cricket Advisor Jonny Singer takes a look at a controversial dismissal during Australia's T20 international Ashes victory over England l... Read more

Not against the Law, not against the Spirit

Jonny Singer explores the controversial dismissal of Mohammad Irfan which left WAPDA captain Salman Butt questioning the spirit of the game.  Read more

Deceiving the batsman

Last week saw the first example of a player being penalised under the revised Law 41.5: 'Deliberate distraction, deception or obstruction of batsman' ... Read more

Caught, run out, but not out!

Jonny Singer talks us through the decision to give India batsman Hardik Pandya not out during their recent ODI vs Australia.  Read more

Stumped! - Was Taylor's brilliance a No Ball?

Jonny Singer explores the Laws of the game to answer two stumping incidents that caused controversy during the week.  Read more

Jason Roy - Obstructing the field?

On Friday night we witnessed one of the lesser-spotted methods of dismissal in England’s Twenty20 International defeat by South Africa. Read more
12 May 2017

Solving the strangest wicket in cricket

An interesting incident took place in Melbourne last weekend when Moonee Valley Cricket Club played Strathmore Heights, leaving many questioning the L... Read more
20 Oct 2015

Calling of No balls in Test cricket

The recent dismissal of Alastair Cook in the Dubai Test match between Pakistan and England highlighted the fact that, currently, Test match umpires ar... Read more
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