According to the new rule, on appeal from the fielders, if the umpire feels that a batsman, while running between the wickets, has significantly changed his direction without probable cause to save his wicket when a fielder attempts to run the batsman out, should be given out obstructing the field. It shall not be relevant whether a run out would have been effected or not. For making a decision to declare the batsman out obstructing the field, the on-field umpires may consult the third-umpire.
Each fielding side is given two new balls to be used in alternate overs, one at each end. The mandatory change of the ball after the 34th over of an innings will not take place anymore.
The two powerplay blocks, which the bowling team and the batting team decide to take as per their wish after the end of first 10 overs Mandatory Powerplay will not be taken earlier than the 16th over nor be completed later than the 40th over.