Year 5/6 Boys Cricket Qualification Event
Where & When
How to Find Us
DATE - Thursday 13th June
TIME - 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Kexborough Cricket Club
- TIER 1 – Competition more suitable for teams/individuals who have had a practice prior to the event with rules more strictly adhered to and possibly a progression to a further competition
- Successful Teams will qualify for the Barnsley Finals at the end of June
Pitch Set Up
- Wickets should be a maximum of 17 yards apart with a batting crease of about 1 yard
- Boundaries will be a maximum of 35 metres
- Teams will be made up of 8 boys.
- Squad of up to 10 players
Batting & Scoring
- The batting side shall be divided into pairs, each pair batting for two overs, with a new pair starting at the end of the second, fourth and sixth overs.
- Each team starts batting with a score of 200 runs. Each time a batter is out 5 runs are deducted and the other batter of the pair faces the next ball.
- A batter may be bowled out, caught, run out, stumped, hit wicket.
- There is no LBW law unless the batter deliberately blocks the ball with a leg or foot.
- Runs will be scored in the normal way, as will byes.
- Two runs will be awarded to the batting team for each wide ball and no-ball bowled, plus any additional runs that are taken, but no extra ball will be allocated except in the final over of each innings when, in addition to the two runs, an extra ball will be bowled.
Bowling and Fielding
- Bowling will take place from one end only. Eight overs to be bowled, with each player bowling one over, each game to consist of one innings per team.
- Bowling should be overarm where possible.
- All fielders, including the wicketkeeper, must rotate fielding positions at the end of each over.
- Except for the wicketkeeper no fielder may field within 10 yards of the bat.
- The team with the higher score wins, in the event of a tie the team taking more wickets will be the winner. If this is still equal, each player bowls one ball at the wickets with the winner being the team scoring the higher number of strikes.
- An over consists of six balls.
- LBW – this law will be only be used if the batter deliberately blocks or kicks away a ball that would have been hitting the stumps.
- Byes and leg byes – if a batter misses the ball, or if it hits their body, they may still run and score byes.
- Wides – a ball that is too far from the batter to hit it will be called a wide and two runs will be scored along with any additional runs that are run by the batters.
- No Balls – any ball that either bounces more than once before reaching the batter or passes above shoulder height without bouncing. Two runs will be scored along with any additional runs that are run by the batters.
Bookings are closed for this event.