Law 2. Ball

1. The ball is oval and made of four panels.

2. It has dimensions as shown here:


3. It weighs 410-460 grams.

4. Smaller balls may be used for matches between young players.

5. The ball is made of leather or a suitable synthetic material. It may be treated to make it water resistant and easier to grip.

6. Its air pressure at the start of play is 65.71-68.75 kilopascals, 0.67-0.70 kilograms per square centimetre or 9.5-10.0 pounds per square inch.

7. Spare balls may be available during a match.