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NCU Competition Rules and Bye-Laws 2020
In the hope that the 2020 season will commence at some stage here are the Competition Rules and Bye-Laws that will apply in the 2020 season.
The following amendments were made to the Competition Rules at the 2019 AGM: NCU Competition Rules (2020)
A10: The total number of players to be starred for the 4th XI of a club with five teams is reduced from nine to seven and a corresponding provision for clubs with six teams.
A13: Requires the immediate re-starring at an appropriate level of any player returning after having been de-starred because of absence or injury.
A13: The Competitions Committee now has the Domestic Cricket Directorate's power to impose forfeiture of points and/or elimination from cup competitions where starring regulations have been breached.
F7: Scope of the penalty of loss of points by more junior teams playing on the same day a more senior team has failed to fulfil a fixture is extended to inter-provincial cup competitions.
F12: The responsibility for submitting result reports in matches where a positive result has been obtained now rests with the winning team.
G29: The advance notice period for playing a full-length (50-over or 40-over) Match 2 is reduced from 48 to 24 hours.
The Board has made the following changes to the Bye-Laws for 2020: Bye-Laws (2020) (v2)
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Further bye-laws may be required to deal with Coronavirus protocols before cricket may commence.
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