ICC World Test Championship Playing Conditions – Press Release
The full playing conditions of the ICC World Test Championship as well as some other useful documents that explain recent rule changes are now available on our website icc-cricket.com for your reference.
Apart from the playing conditions, you can also find a handy two-pager on what the changes are to the Test playing conditions for the ICC World Test Championship and an explainer on how the concussion substitute rules will work in the nine-team championship that kicks off with The Ashes today at Edgbaston.
All these documents are available on our Rules and Regulations page, which also has playing conditions in other formats for both men and women, as well as documents pertaining to classification of cricket, code of conduct and the Future Tours Programme (FTP).
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ABOUT THE ICC
The ICC is the global governing body for cricket. Representing 104 members, the ICC governs and administrates the game and is responsible for the staging of major international tournaments including the ICC Men’s World Cup and Women’s World Cup and the ICC Men’s and Women’s T20 World Cups as well as all associated qualifying events.
The ICC presides over the ICC Code of Conduct which sets the professional standards of discipline for international cricket, playing conditions, bowling reviews and other ICC regulations. The Laws of the game remain under the auspices of the MCC.
The ICC also appoints the umpires and referees that officiate at all sanctioned Test matches, One Day International and Twenty20 Internationals. Through the Anti-Corruption Unit it coordinates action against corruption and match fixing.
The ICC Development department works with Associate Members to improve the quality of international cricket, build better cricket systems, get more people playing cricket and grow the game.