Ground Weather and Light - Page 21

Provided the ground conditions are not dangerous or unreasonable, allowing play to continue, start or resume in light rain is acceptable and will often be welcomed by the players. Once the umpires decide to allow play to take place, they must be vigilant and attentive to the actions of all players. They must suspend play immediately, as soon as either concludes that the ground conditions have deteriorated to a point where they have become dangerous or unreasonable. Umpires should anticipate that the fielding side may complain about the condition of the ball. If using a towel does not solve the problem, they should consider taking appropriate action under Law 5.5 (Ball lost or becoming unfit for play). Umpires should have confirmed the availability of a suitable supply of sp \