Standard Scheduled Hours of Play for Domestic Cricket in 2018

 

Specsavers County Championship

All Days Start  11:00 am
  Lunch 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
  Tea 3:40pm - 4:00 pm
  Close 6:00 pm

 

Timings are brought forward 30 minutes for matches where the first day of the match is scheduled to start in September. On each of the first three days there is provision for playing time to be extended by the amount of time lost in that day up to a maximum of 30 minutes.

 

Royal London One-Day Cup

  Daytime Games Floodlit Games
1st Innings  11:00 am - 2:30 pm  2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Interval 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
2nd Innings 3:15 pm - 6:45 pm 6:15 pm - 9:45 pm

 

 

Vitality T20 Blast 

  Day Matches* Floodlit Matches Weekend Matches
1st Session 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Interval 6:45 pm - 7:00 pm 7:45 pm - 8:00 pm 3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
2nd Session 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

 

 

3-day County matches against MCC Universities

1st & 2nd days Start 11:00 am
  Lunch 1:15 pm - 1:55 pm
  Tea 4.10 pm - 4.30 pm
  Close

6:30 pm

 

3rd (Final) Day Start 11:00 am
  Lunch 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
  Tea 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm
  Close 6:00 pm

 

Second XI Championship (3-day matches)

1st & 2nd days Start 11:00 am
  Lunch 1:15 pm - 1:55 pm
  Tea 4:10 pm - 4:30 pm
  Close 6:00 pm

 

3rd (Final) day Start 11:00 pm
  Lunch 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
  Tea 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm 
  Close 6:00 pm

 

There is provision for up to 1 hour extra play in rain/light affected 3-day matches – see Playing Conditions.  Timings are brought forward 30 minutes for matches where the first day of the match is scheduled to start in September.  Final to be played over 4-days – hours as per County Championship.

 

Second XI Trophy (50-over)

1st Session 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Interval 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
2nd Session 3:15 pm - 6:45 pm

 

Second XI T20

Match 1 1st Session 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
  Interval 12:45 pm - 1:00 pm
  2ns Session 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

 

Match 2 1st Session 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
  Interval 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
  2nd Session 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

 

Match 3 1st Session 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
  Interval 7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
  2nd Session 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

 

Timings for 3 matches are given below. If a fixture comprises two day matches, then Match 1 and Match 2 timings are used. If a fixture comprises a day match and a floodlit match, then Match 2 and Match 3 timings are used.

 

Tourist Matches (2, 3 or 4 days)

All Days Start 11:00 am
  Lunch 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
  Tea 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm
  Close 6:00 pm

 

As per Test Matches, a maximum of one hour of extra time may be played per day in respect of the aggregate of time lost from the day itself and time carried forward from previous days – see playing conditions for full details.

 

Tourist Matches (1-day)

  Daytime Floodlit
1st Session 10:30 am - 2:00 pm 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Interval 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
2nd Session 2:45 pm - 6:15 pm 6:15 pm - 9:45 pm