The Laws of Cricket have been in place since first written in 1744. As you can imagine things have changed a lot since then and currently the Laws of Cricket are easily accessed from the home of cricket, Lord's website if you need to start from the beginning!


For practical purposes, the rules were updated last in 2017 and you can see that below.


MCC Summary

Rule Books:  

Senior Cricket

 Junior Boys Cricket 

Girls Stage One 


Girls Stage Two

 Match Day Roles:      

Team Manager

Square Leg Umpire






Don't forget to ensure that if you plan to volunteer to work with kids or junior teams (ie. as Square Leg Umpire, Coach, Team Manager or the like) you have your Working With Children Check!

It is easy and free to get. Start here