Game Scoring

We will record for each team the number of games won in favour and lost to from each match played in the league. While doing so we remember each match is plated for best of three games. Therefore a team winning a match after three games will two games in favour and one game against. But if a team wins a match in straight two games will have three games in its favour and zero games against. Similarly the team which lost will simultaneously get one game in favour and two games against or zero games in favour and three games against as the case may be. Finally the difference between total number of games in favour and against is made for each team which is known as game score. The team with the highest game score shall be declared as the best and the next highest game score shall be declared as the next ranking team among tied up team. However, if again two or more teams tied up with the game score in the league is completed.

Point Score

We tabulate the points scored in favour and lost to in each game and for the matches played in the league by the teams tied up with game score. While doing so for a team which won the match in straight two games, after recording the points scored in favour and lost to in the two games played we should also record 29 points in favour and zero points against for the third game which the opponent team could not even qualify to play even. Correspondingly we record zero points in favour and 29 points against for the defeated team. Then the difference of the total points scored in favour and lost to from all the matches will be found. At that stage the team securing the highest net points shall be declared as the best and the next highest as the second best and so on.


In the view of the umpire, if a player misbehaves in the court that brings discredit to the referee/other players/officials lowering the image of the game, umpire shall warn the player. After the first warning the umpire shall show a yellow card at the second instance. This indicates that the player will be sent out of the match by showing a red card, at the third instance when the team has to finish the game with the remaining four players only.

NOTE: The team manager may make substitution for that player who was shown the yellow card, provided the substitution was not availed prior to that.

Umpire duties

• As the function of the umpire is the most important in a match, he should know thoroughly well the Rules of Ball Badminton.

• Before the game begins, the umpire shall necessary entries in the score sheet and hand it over to the score for scoring and obtain the signature of rival captains at the conclusion of the match.

• Check net height and other ground arrangements

• Instructs line referees and scorer

• Instructs both the terms on discipline, major rules and recent rule changes

• Carefully consider his decisions, since his judgments are final; a player may only appeal based on a rule

• A line referee’s decision is final in all judgment calls on his own line; the umpire does not ordinarily overrule him. If a line referee's vision is blocked, the umpire may make the call if he can; otherwise a ‘let’ should be given

• If a decision is impossible, the umpire gives a ‘let’. He should not consult the players or spectators

• The umpire is responsible for all lines not covered by line referees

• When the umpire is uncertain whether there has been an infringement of a rule, ‘fault’ should not be called. A ‘let’ should be given

• The umpire should remember the game is for players, and keeps play in progress without unnecessary interruption

• In summation, the umpire should control the game firmly
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