The ICC has scrapped the boundary count rule that decided the winner of the 2019 World Cup. As per new regulations, Super Over will repeat until one team has more runs than the other. Coming to the rue, no one will forget this controversial rule which came into play in the ICC World Cup 2019 Final. England had won the 2019 World Cup on the basis of scoring more boundaries than New Zealand after the match and Super Over ended in a tie.
However, the strange rule saw England winning the title on the basis of boundary count, after which many slammed the ICC. The experts were of the opinion that the World Cup should have shared. They also felt that the Kiwis were unfortunately at the receiving end.
The ICC on Monday also decided to readmit Zimbabwe and Nepal as its members following the conclusion of the Board meeting in Dubai. Zimbabwe got suspended in July this year following government interference in the running of the Board. Nepal got suspended in 2016 for breach of the ICC regulations. prohibit government interference and require free and fair elections.
The ICC came to the decision after a meeting with the ICC Chairman and Chief Executive, Zimbabwe Cricket Chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani and Zimbabwe Sports Minister Kirsty Coventry and Gerald Mlotshwa, the Chairman of the Sports and Recreation Commission. Nepal has also got reinstated on a conditional basis following its 2016 suspension for breach of the ICC regulations.