14 Most weird rules in Cricket: You better believe them
Published - Sep 7, 2015 1:21 pm
Updated - Jan 17, 2017 10:29 pm
14 Most weird rules in Cricket: You better believe them: “Weirdo” that’s probably a word none of us are unfamiliar with. All of us have or have been referred with that term sometime or the other, be it our dressing sense, or attitude. Cricket also has many rules which are quite perplexing and unusual. Many times on the pitch (and after the game) we have come to discuss whether a controversial situation should be allowed or not. A deep enough understanding of the laws forms the answers to those tricky questions.
And here we list some unconventional and strikingly odd rules – 14 Most weird rules in Cricket: You better believe them:
1. Ariel Stoppage = Dead Ball:
Whether technology is a boon or a bane will always be a haunting topic for every generation to discuss. But cricket has an answer to this question. If a ball hits the spider cam floating over the ground, then it is considered a dead ball even if its a sure shot six or catch. Check this Champions League game.
Similarly, Docklands stadium in Australia is covered with roof, so if a ball hits the roof it is given as a dead ball. This charity game between Australia and World XI saw this bizarre occurrence.