Having 2 new balls in one day cricket is a perfect recipe for disaster as each ball is not given the time to get old enough to reverse.
New Balls In ODIs, the fielding side can use two new balls from alternative ends for an innings. However, if the match reduces to 25 overs or less than 25 overs, only one new ball will be...
So in Twenty20 and one-day matches, there will generally not be a new ball in the Test Match sense. There is the rule that in ODIs, two new balls are used, one from each end, but they are never replaced by a new ball (unless damage occurs). The previous rule was that the one ball is replaced after 34 overs, but with another used ball, not a new one, and this replacement was manadatory, not at the request of the fielding side, as in the law.
In the late 1970s, Kerry Packer established the rival World Series Cricket competition, and it introduced many of the features of One Day International cricket that are now commonplace, including coloured uniforms, matches played at night under floodlights with a white ball and dark sight screens, and, for television broadcasts, multiple camera ...
Even in one day games there are few more rules connected to the use of 2 new balls per innings. When a game is played for 50 overs a side (proper full game), 2 balls will be used for each side's innings. If the game while in progress, get reduced to. Continue Reading.
In professional one day cricket, at least two new balls are used for each match. Amateur cricketers often have to use old balls, or cheap substitutes, in which case the changes in the condition of the ball may be different from professional cricket.
A new ball from either end (which is what happens) means each ball is only in play for 25 overs and so should remain in shape and white for the duration of the innings. Technically it will help seamers and swing bowlers as a better ball is more useful to them.
Well there are 6 balls in a over in cricket, and each ODI (One Day International) consists of 50 overs a team. While Twenty20 obviously has 20 overs.