New to the game? Teach a new fan about some of the more complex aspects of cricket? Struggling with the subtleties of the LBW?

In 2013 MCC launched a new set of animations in English to help young players, novices and casual fans develop a greater understanding of the Cricket Laws, with the second set in the series, launched in June 2014.

The English versions are narrated by the actor, writer, cricket lover and occasional umpire Stephen Fry.

The wicket is down

Batsman out of his ground

Damaging the pitch

Hit the ball twice

Obstructing the field


Boundary catching

Running out the Non-striker

No ball

Wide ball