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The Caribbean Premier League has implemented in-game penalties in an effort to combat the issue of sluggish over-rate play

<p>The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has taken the effort to curtail the scourge by implementing in-game penalties. Controlling the sluggish over-rate has become a significant difficulty for administrators all across the globe of cricket, thus the CPL has taken the initiative to regulate the problem.<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-125488″ src=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/theindiaprint.com-the-caribbean-premier-league-has-implemented-in-game-penalties-in-an-effort-to-combat-the-issue-of-sluggish-over-rate-play-images-2023-08-13t192841.741-11zon.jpg” alt=”theindiaprint.com the caribbean premier league has implemented in game penalties in an effort to combat the issue of sluggish over rate play images 2023 08 13t192841.741 11zon” width=”1237″ height=”823″ srcset=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/theindiaprint.com-the-caribbean-premier-league-has-implemented-in-game-penalties-in-an-effort-to-combat-the-issue-of-sluggish-over-rate-play-images-2023-08-13t192841.741-11zon.jpg 275w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/theindiaprint.com-the-caribbean-premier-league-has-implemented-in-game-penalties-in-an-effort-to-combat-the-issue-of-sluggish-over-rate-play-images-2023-08-13t192841.741-11zon-150×100.jpg 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 1237px) 100vw, 1237px” title=”The Caribbean Premier League has implemented in-game penalties in an effort to combat the issue of sluggish over-rate play 3″></p>
<p>The organizers of the Caribbean Premier League have implemented six in-game penalties for teams who are guilty of maintaining a sluggish overrate. These penalties are intended to prevent teams from wasting time and to increase the amount of pressure placed on teams to bowl 20 overs within the allotted 85 minutes. Although the players, spectators, and viewers will be told of the overrate at the conclusion of each over, these penalties won’t take effect until the 17th over.</p>
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<p>The new regulations, which will also apply to the women’s tournament, will take effect at the beginning of the next season of the Caribbean Premier League (2023), which will begin on August 17 with Jamaica Tallawahs against St. Lucia Kings at Gros Islet. The new regulations will also apply to the women’s tournament. The first game of the women’s competition will take place in Barbados on August 31, and will feature a matchup between the Guyana Amazon Warriors and the Barbados Royals.</p>
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<p>“Over rates will be monitored by the third umpire and communicated to the captains via on-field umpires at the end of every over, as well as to the crowd and TV audience, with graphics showing how far they are behind (or ahead of) the over rate. “Over rates will be communicated to the crowd and TV audience, with graphics showing how far they are behind (or ahead of) the over rate. The organizers of the CPL said in a statement that was released on Saturday that dispensations will be provided for injuries, DRS, and time-wasting by the batting side in certain circumstances.</p>
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<p>In order to guarantee that matches are completed within the allotted amount of time, penalties for sluggish over rates will be implemented beginning with the 18th over. These penalties will be as follows:</p>
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<p>If the team is behind the needed over rate when the 18th over begins, then one extra player must join the fielding circle, bringing the total number of players to five.</p>
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<p>–If they are still behind the rate when the 19th over begins, two more fielders are required to join the fielding circle, bringing the total number of fielders to six.</p>
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<p>–At the beginning of the 20th over, teams will lose a player from the field (the person will be chosen by the captain), and they will only have six players within the fielding circle if they are still behind the rate.</p>
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<p>Batting teams will also be responsible for keeping the pace of the game up during their turn. Following a first and final warning from the umpires, the side that is currently at bat will get a penalty of 5 (runs) for each occurrence of wasting time throughout the game.</p>
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<p>“We have been disappointed that our T20 games have been getting longer and longer each year, and we want to do what we can to arrest this trend,” Michael Hall, the Director of Tournament Operations for the CPL, stated. “We want to do what we can to stop this trend.”</p>
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<p>“It is the responsibility of those who are engaged in cricket to make sure that the game continues to progress, and in preparation for the event, we have brought this responsibility to the attention of both the franchises and our match officials. We are keeping our fingers crossed that these in-game penalties won’t be required, but if they are, we feel they are appropriate and warranted,” he continued.</p>
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