IPL 2023 New Rules: BCCI announces BIG RULE CHANGE, IPL takes a leaf off SA20, Franchises to decide Playing XI after toss – Follow LIVE Updates
IPL 2023 New Rules: IPL 2023 Rule Change – Taking a page out of SA20, IPL teams can now announce their Playing…
IPL 2023 New Rules: IPL 2023 Rule Change – Taking a page out of SA20, IPL teams can now announce their Playing XI after the toss is completed during the upcoming season. Earlier, captains had to exchange team sheets at the toss, but the new rule gives the team the chance to tinker with their combination based on the toss. It is one of many new additions BCCI has made for the new season, in addition to the Impact Player Rule. Follow IPL 2023 LIVE Updates on Insidesport.IN
As per ESPN Cricinfo, the BCCI have made a critical change to the IPL 2023 Playing Conditions. The IPL 2023 New Rules will allow captains to pick their teams after knowing the result of the toss. With teams expected to name 15 players this season, the captains will have the flexibility to select their impact player during the match.
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IPL 2023 New Rules
- Only four fielders are allowed outside 30-yard circle for every over outside the allocated time.
- Unfair movement of the wicketkeeper & fielder will result in a dead ball and 5 penalty runs.
- Teams are to announce the playing XI after the toss is done.
- Franchises to name 15-player team sheets, with one of the 4 substitutes in contention to be an impact player.
“Currently the captains have to exchange the teams before the toss. This has been changed to exchange of teams immediately post the toss, to enable teams to choose the best XI depending on whether they are batting or bowling first. It will also assist the teams to plan for the impact player,” said a note by the IPL as per Cricinfo.
This makes IPL, the second cricket league after SA20 to accommodate the rule. In SA20, captains passed on a 13-player team sheet at the toss. Then, before kick off the captains announce the playing XI. SA20 tournament Graeme Smith had said that the rule was introduced to lessen the impact of the toss. With dew likely to play a part during the IPL, the BCCI decided to employ the same to level the playing field.
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