Run out and LBW rules Changed

The International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executives’ committee has approved all recommendations made by the ICC cricket committee in May, which include the use of Decision Review System (DRS) in all T20I games and teams not losing a review when an LBW review comes back as Umpire’s Call.
This means that from October 1, teams will not lose a review for “umpire’s call” verdicts under the DRS.
The 80 over top-up of reviews in Test cricket has been removed.
There are some more changes which are approved by ICC, which are :
1- Bat size Restriction:
In order to restore the balance between bat and ball, the ICC approved recommendations relating to bat sizes.
The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) World Cricket Committee in Mumbai, which included Australian legend Ricky Ponting among other cricket luminaries and is chaired by former England captain Mike Brearley, last year suggested that size of a bat’s edges and depths should be limited to 40 mm and 67 mm, respectively.
If approved, these changes will be implemented into the new code of the Laws of Cricket, which will be introduced on 1 October 2017,” the MCC suggested.
2- – Punishments for on-field misconduct :
umpires will now be vested with the power to send players off the field for serious incidents of misconduct. “All Members,” the ICC said, “have agreed to implement this in full.”
The MCC world cricket committee recommended that umpires be empowered “to eject cricketers from a game for serious disciplinary breaches” such as threatening an umpire, physically assaulting another player, umpire, official or spectator, and any other act of violence on the field,”
If approved, the ability to send a player off would therefore come into effect at all levels of the game from 1st October 2017,” it added.
3- Run Out Rule:
Batsmen will be ruled to have made their ground if their bat bounces after being grounded behind the crease.
As we saw in the league stage of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match, Rohit Sharma was declared out when his bat bounced after being grounded.


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