The scoring for Indoor
Cricket shall take place as follows:‑
A ball struck to hit the boundary wall behind the bowler
without touching the floor or any other wall or ceiling
shall count as boundary 6 runs. If however, the ball
touches the floor but does not touch any of the other
walls or the ceiling and hits the boundary wall, then it
shall count as boundary 4 runs.
the toss the umpires shall agree with both captains the
exact interpretation of 'boundary wall',
Ceiling’, 'sidewall' and 'back wall'.
(b) If a ball
is struck into an open gallery along a wall that is not
a boundary wall, the ball becomes dead and the striker
is credited with one run.
A ball struck to hit the ceiling or one or more of
the side or back walls shall count as one run, even if
the ball subsequently hits the boundary wall in which
case it remains in play. Two additional runs shall be
scored if the batsmen complete a run (if the ball is
struck to hit the ceiling or side or back wall and a
batsman is then run out one run shall be scored).
Two runs shall be scored if the striker plays the ball
and it does not hit a wall and the batsmen complete a
bye shall count as 1 extra if the ball hits a wall
(including the boundary wall); a leg‑bye shall count as
1 leg-bye extra if the ball hits a wall (including the
boundary wall). In each case if the batsman completes a
run 2 additional extras shall be scored.
Two byes or leg‑byes shall be scored if the batsmen
complete a run without the ball hitting a wall.
A No Ball shall score one penalty run, recorded
as a No Ball extra, in addition to any runs scored in 1,
2 and 3 above.
(b) From a
no‑ball struck by the batsman, runs shall be scored as
in Scoring Regulations 1, 2 and 3; these shall
be accredited to the striker. If the batsmen
do not run and the ball does not touch any wall or
ceiling then just the penalty shall be scored.
(c) From a
no‑ball not struck by the batsman, or from one striking
his person when he is trying to avoid being hit
by the ball; runs shall be scored as in
Scoring Regulations 4 and 5 above: these shall be
credited as no‑ball extras.
(a) If wide‑ball
is called and the ball goes on to hit the ceiling or any
wall, then one run shall be credited
extras; two additional runs shall be credited under
extras every time the batsmen complete a run.
(b) If wide‑ball
is called but it does not hit the ceiling or any wad,
two runs shall be credited under extras for every run
completed by the batsmen.
(c) A wide ball
shall score one penalty run, recorded as a wide, in
addition to any other runs scored in 7(a) and (b) above.
overthrow hitting any wall or walls shall count as only
one run to the batsman or to the total of extras as
appropriate. Additional overthrows can only ensue from
each additional throw that goes on to hit a wall or
walls. (The batsmen shall not change ends).
9. No runs
shall be scored if a batsman is out caught off the walls
If in the opinion of the umpire the ball becomes lodged in netting or in
any obstacle, then the umpire shall call and signal
"dead ball" and award one run. The batsmen shall return
to their original ends.
If the ball is played into any part of the netting above the wall
behind the striker, the umpire will call and signal
“dead ball” and one run only shall be scored).
Apart from the normal
methods of dismissal contained in the Laws of Cricket,
the following variations shall apply.
batsmen shall be caught out by a fielder after the ball
has hit the ceiling, the netting or any
wall, except directly from the
boundary wall, provided the ball has not touched the
(b) The last not‑out
batsman shall be given out if the non‑striker running with
him is given out.
The batsman or the non‑striker shall be given not out if
the ball rebounds from a wall or ceiling and hits
a wicket without being touched
by a fieldsman.
wicket is broken for any reason a "run‑out" decision can
only be subsequently obtained from that end if:
A player either
replaces a bail and then removes it in the normal manner
or lifts the stumps from the ground
providing that the ball is held in the hand/hands used.
ball in one hand and stump in the other.
Teams must be ready to
START 1st match at 7,30pm & 2nd
match at 8.45pm. If the 1st match is still
in progress the toss for
the second match should
take place no later than 8.40pm with the second match
starting as soon as possible .
cards should be filled in and handed to scorer before
When a wicket falls the
incoming batsman should leave the balcony immediately
and cross the outgoing batsmen no later than on the