14.1.1 In a two-innings match of 5 days or more, the side which bats first and leads by at least 200 runs shall have the option of requiring the other side to follow their innings. 14.1.2 The same option shall be available in two-innings matches of shorter duration with the minimum leads as follows: - 150 runs in a match of 3 or 4 days;
To ensure you can follow every element of the Sepcsavers County Championship, keep up to date with the below playing conditions: Hours of Play: Play begins at 11am and runs to 6pm for all four days with a minimum of 96 overs a day for the first three days, with a minimum of 80 overs on day four.
The same rule applies in County Championship games, but as the matches are only four days long, rather than five, then the lead required to enforce the follow-on is reduced to 150.
The follow-on occurs only in those forms of cricket where each team normally bats twice: notably in domestic first class cricket and international Test cricket. In these forms of cricket, a team cannot win a match unless at least three innings have been completed. If fewer than three innings are completed by the scheduled end of play, the result of the match can only be a draw. The decision to enforce the follow-on is made by the captain of the team who batted first, who considers the score, the
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