Liss Cricket Club Fielding Regulations
Liss Cricket Club has implemented the ECB Fielding
Regulations as below:
No young player in the Under 15 age group or younger shall be allowed to
field closer than 8 yards (7.3 metres) from the batsman’s position on the
popping crease on a middle stump line, except behind the wicket on the off
side, until the batsman has played at the ball.
For players in the Under 13 age group and below the distance is 11 yards
These minimum distances apply even if the player is wearing a helmet.
Should a young player in these age groups come within the restricted
distance the umpire must stop the game immediately and instruct the fielder to
In addition any young player in the Under 16 to Under 18 age groups, who
has not reached the age of 18, must wear a helmet and, for boys, an abdominal
protector (box) when fielding within 8 yards (7.3 metres) from the batsman’s
position on the popping crease on a middle stump line, except behind the wicket
on the off side. Players should wear appropriate protective equipment whenever
they are fielding in a position where they feel at risk.
These fielding regulations are applicable to all cricket in England and