International Cricket Council (ICC) has showed the tweaks it incorporated in some rules and did major changes in the cricket which will be applied strictly from October 1 and be taken into consideration in the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia.
There are 8 changes that have come into light, such as:
A permanent ban of use of saliva to polish the ball. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic health guidelines, usage of saliva on the ball is banned. When a batsman is caught out, the new one shall walk to the striker's end, regardless of the prior position. Mankading is now legal and will now be considered as run out. A batter now has 120 seconds to reach the ground and take strike. A 5-run Penalty for unfair field movement. A batter isn't allowed to go beyond the pitch to play a delivery. An Over-rate penalty is also introduced alongside a bowler throwing towards the striker's-end before delivery.