Substitute Fielder

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Tharanga Adikari asked 7 months ago

Dear Sir.

  1. Is it allowed to start the match with Substitute fielder if a player is absent when the match start?
  2. If one or more player is late (Fielding Team) and not present in the starting of the game,
  1. Until what Time/Over they can join the field?
  2. Is there any restriction for them to bowl or bat
1 Answers
Kevin Staff answered 7 months ago

Hi Tharanga

  1. Yes, providing the substitute is a member of the team, eg. twelth man, team manager, team coach etc.
  2. 1. At any time the ball is dead
  3. 2. 2 No. They may take immediate part in the match.