Scheduled Hours of Play for Cricket in 2013
Investec Test Match
All days - Start - 11.00am
Lunch - 1.00pm – 1.40pm
Tea - 3.40pm – 4.00pm
Close - 6.00pm
There is a provision for playing time to be extended by the amount of time lost in the day up to a maximum of one hour.
If any time is lost and cannot be made up as stated above, extra time shall be added to the scheduled playing hours for the next day, and subsequent day(s) as required (to make up as much lost time as possible). A maximum of an extra 30 minutes may be played each day in respect of time carried forward from previous days. Time carried forward shall be added to the last session.
(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).
First Session - 2.00pm – 5.30pm
Interval - 5.30pm – 6.15pm
Second Session - 6.15pm – 9.45pm
There is a provision for an additional 30 minutes to make up for any lost time.