Originally Posted by JimmyGS
Completely agree, and that is the rule as I always interpreted it.
If the rule is the same in club cricket, for example, that's ridiculous. The batsman could hit a six 10 metres over the rope, and only end up with 3 because the boundary fielder simply runs back, jumps and throws it back in.
It's ludicrous and stupid. I'm all for entertaining cricket but this is ridiculous.
imagine how amazing it would be 2 see players waiting4 umpires' decision whether there is a wicket or a six hahahaha.... quite a new fun atleast 2 me