Premier Match Rules

PREAMBLE
The use throughout the text of pronouns indicating the male gender is purely for the sake of brevity. Except where specifically stated otherwise, every provision of these Rules is to be read as applying equally to women as to men. Unless otherwise stated, Women's 1st XI shall conform to the requirements of Men's 1st and 2nd XI rules and Women's 2nd XI shall conform to Men's 3rd and 4th XI rules.

GLOSSARY OF TERMS
Victorian Cricket Association, trading as Cricket Victoria (CV) is referred to as CV throughout these rules.
CEO - Chief Executive Officer of Cricket Victoria.
VMCU - Victorian Metropolitan Cricket Union.
VCCL - Victorian Country Cricket League.


1 Application of Laws and Rules
2 Programs of Matches
3 Match Venues - Nomination, Approval and Availability
4 Points & Team Rankings
5 Programs For Finals Rounds

6 Club Championship (Men's only)

7 Eligibility and Transfers of Players
8 Player Points Cap - Men's 1st XI

9 Women's Professional Players

10 Investigations, Disputes/Protests, Contrived Results, Appeals

11 Conduct: Club Players Officials Members and Employees
12 Instructions to Clubs
13 Ground and Pitch Preparation and Maintenance
14 Adverse Pitch Ground Weather & Light Conditions and Exceptional Circumstances
15 General Provisions
16 Over Rates
17 Two-Day Matches

18 One-Day Matches

19 CV Shield Finals Matches

20 Twenty20 Matches

PDF files of the Rules can be downloaded from the following links:

Rules 1-4 Rules 1-4 (36.34 KB)

Rules 5-7 Rules 5-7 (45.53 KB)

Rules 8-10 Rules 8-10 (56.25 KB)

Rules 11-13 Rules 11-13 (45.71 KB)

Rules 14-16 Rules 14-16 (42.27 KB)

Rules 17-20 Rules 17-20 (135.29 KB)


Overs Limit per Bowler, Powerplay Table Revised Overs Limit per Bowler, Powerplay Table Revised (55.91 KB)



SUPPLEMENTARY RULES / POLICIES

ANTI-DOPING POLICY 
PLAYERS' APPAREL
CODE OF CONDUCT
CREASE MARKINGS
EXTREME CONDITIONS POLICY - PREMIER CRICKET
INJURY CODE 
RACIAL AND RELIGIOUS HARASSMENT POLICY
REPORTED PLAYERS 
SPIRIT OF CRICKET 
 
SUSPECT BOWLING ACTIONS
TRIBUNAL PROCEDURES

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