Rules are important for any sport because they provide an agreement of understanding between two teams.

But even though their role is to give meaning to the game, some of these rules do exactly the opposite.

As obsolete as they may be, these rules are still very much the part of respective sports and here we've listed some of them.

No skin show on track, please! 

The sanskaari game of chess.

*Tips hat*... carefully

The hand of God.

Smashing the chances of cheating. 

Hard luck, lefties. 

What's up your sleeve?

Get yourself trending, for fuel.

That's a lot of responsibility!

Good thing the rule is only for international football.

How many of these rules did you know?

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