Laws of Cricket - 1947 Code (Second Edition, Adopted 7th May 1952)

When adopted in 1952 this second edition of the 1947 Code contained no alterations to the Laws but corrections and a few additions to the Notes were made.

Subsequent amendments are shown in each law here.

A - The Players, Umpires and Scorers

Law 1 - Sides
Law 2 - Substitutes
Law 3 - The Appointment of Umpires
Law 4 - The Scorers

B - The Implements of the Game and the Ground

Law 5 - The Ball
Law 6 - The Bat
Law 7 - The Pitch
Law 8 - The Wickets
Law 9 - The Bowling and Popping Creases

C - The Care and Maintenance of the Pitch

Law 10 - Rolling, Mowing and Watering
Law 11 - Covering the Pitch
Law 12 - Maintenance of the Pitch

D - The Conduct of the Game

Law 13 - Innings
Law 14 - Following Innings
Law 15 - Declarations
Law 16 - Declarations (more)
Law 17 - Intervals
Law 18 - Intervals (more)
Law 19 - Scoring
Law 20 - Boundaries
Law 21 - Lost Ball
Law 22 - The Result
Law 23 - The Over
Law 24 - The Over (more)
Law 25 - Dead Ball
Law 26 - No Ball
Law 27 - No Ball (more)
Law 28 - Wide Ball
Law 29 - Wide Ball (more)
Law 30 - Bye and Leg Bye
Law 31 - The Wicket is Down
Law 32 - Out of His Ground
Law 33 - Batsman Retiring
Law 34 - Bowled
Law 35 - Caught
Law 36 - Handled the Ball
Law 37 - Hit the ball Twice
Law 38 - Hit Wicket
Law 39 - L.B.W.
Law 40 - Obstructing the Field
Law 41 - Run Out
Law 42 - Stumped
Law 43 - The Wicket-Keeper
Law 44 - The Fieldsman

E - Duties of the Umpires

Law 45 - (Before a match)
Law 46 - (During a match)
Law 47 - Appeals

Reproduction of the Laws of Cricket is by kind permission of Marylebone Cricket Club

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