Ground Weather and Light - Page 18

6.0 DEALING WITH CLUB OFFICIALS, CAPTAINS AND PLAYERS – AND SOME REAL WORLD SITUATIONS 6.1 The state of the game When considering whether to come off or whether play should start or resume, When there is a break in play because of the weather, umpires cannot take into account the state of umpires are often faced with a situation whereby the the game. If conditions winning side is keen for play deteriorate to the extent that to restart and the losing side either umpire considers they have become dangerous or does not want to restart. In unreasonable, the players this situation, some players are to come off immediately. will try to influence the They should not stay on until umpires, being