Laws/Rules

Cricket rules

The Extra Over: making the day-nighter fairer

An "extra over" as an offsetting factor to the decision of choosing to bat or field... could this nullify the impact the toss has in day-night ODIs?

Set the fielders free

Artificial constraints, such as fielding restrictions, make ODIs and T20s feel contrived. The duration of the contest ought to be the only limitation

Is it time to rethink the toss?

Why not let captains decide what batting or bowling first is worth and use runs to buy the advantage?

The theatre of the DRS

The relief at the howler overturned; the vindication of the accurate umpire - the dramas of the review system are many, and many of them are entertaining

World Cup 2015

Investigating ODI myths

Jonathan Liew - writing in the Telegraph - looks at a few preconceptions surrounding the ODI format - like the assumptions of what a safe score is and the importance of the first 10 overs - and examines their relevance in the modern context.