Under 13 Gold Grade summary

  1. Matches are on Saturdays, starting at 1.00pm, and finishing at 5.30pm or 6.00pm
  2. Day – Night matches are scheduled on Saturday, starting at 3.30pm, and finishing at 8.30pm.
  3. The minimum number of players per team is seven (7), with a desired number being eleven (11) players. Any team may nominate greater than eleven (11) players to bat and bowl for participation purposes; however an innings will be considered complete at the fall of ten (10) wickets, or the nominated overs are completed irrespective of the number of players nominated in the side.
  4. Pitch is 20.12 metres, Turf or Astroturf
  5. The boundary will be 50 metres as measured from centre of the pitch.
  6. Each team to supply seven (7) boundary markers. The boundary shall be taken as a straight line between the markers unless the boundary line is already marked.
  7. Ball is 156gm two piece leather ball
  8. Results including team sheets must be entered onto MyCricket by the Wednesday following the date the game was played.
  9. From the moment the bowler commences his/her run-up to the moment the batter plays the ball, no fielder may stand closer than 10 metres from the centre of the batter’s popping crease other than in the arc from the wicket keeper to Point via the slips cordon.
  10. On field coaching is not allowed in the 13 Gold Competition

Overs & Bowling Limitations

T20, one and two day formats are played in 13 GOLD grade.

TWO (2) day games and ALL DAY GAMES

      1. 50 overs per innings (60 overs per day)
      2. Each bowler may bowl a maximum of 10 overs in an innings
      3. A bowler may only bowl 4 overs in a spell
      4. A minimum of 8 bowlers are to bowl at least 2 overs in each completed innings

ONE (1) day games

      1. 35 overs constitutes an innings
      2. Each bowler may only bowl a maximum of 7 overs (one fifth of the total overs to be bowled)
      3. A bowler may only bowl 4 overs in a spell

T20 Format

      1. 20 overs not played in quarters;
      2. Minimum of 7 bowlers to be used and any individual can only bowl a maximum of 4 overs;
      3. Maximum of 8 ball overs;

Batting Limitation ( One and Two day formats)

  1. A batter who has not been dismissed must retire (Not Out) after facing 75 legal deliveries. A legal delivery is defined as a delivery not called WIDE or NO BALL
  2. A batter may be retired “not out” after having faced 25 legal deliveries.
  3. All batters who have retired “not out” may return to bat again, without compulsory retirement at 75 legal deliveries, in the order of retirement once all other batters are dismissed or retire.
  4. Unless “retired hurt” any batter retired before facing 25 legal deliveries; or who is retired a second time shall be “retired out” and shall constitute the fall of a wicket.
  5. In the event that the side batting first shall be all out before the maximum number of overs is bowled, then the second batting side may still face the maximum number of overs permitted. In the spirit of the game all games should be played to the allocated number of overs even after a result is obtained.

T20 Format

      1. If not dismissed, a batter must retire “not out” after facing 50 legal deliveries.
      2. A batter may be retired “not out” after having faced 20 legal deliveries. An injured batsman may retire hurt at any time and be considered as “not out”.
      3. All retired “Not Out” batters may be brought back after all batters have had a bat.
      4. All batters returning after retiring “not out” may return to bat again, without compulsory retirement at 50 fair balls, in the order of retirement.

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