How to play

This section provides a guide to playing cricket, with information to explain the laws of the game and ideas on fun formats to play with family and friends.


Beginner's guide

If you’re new to the world of cricket and would like to learn more, read our introduction to the game.


Laws of Cricket

Want to know more about the Laws of Cricket that govern the game worldwide? Find your answers here.


Player Behaviour Online Tool

ECB have developed an easy to use online tool to take you through the introduction of Law 41 Unfair Play and Law 42 Player Conduct.

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