MCC Law 19 Boundaries
6. Overthrow or willful act of fielder.
If the boundary results either from an overthrow or from the willful act of a fielder the runs scored shall be (i) the penalty for a no ball or a wide, if applicable, together with any penalties under either of Laws 18.5(b) (Deliberate short runs) or 42 (Fair and unfair play) that are applicable before the boundary is scored and (ii) the allowance for the boundary and (iii) the runs completed by the batsmen, together with the run in progress if they have crossed at the instant of the throw or act.
Law 18.12(a) (Batsman returning to wicket he has left) shall apply as from the instant of the throw or act.
Marylebone Cricket Club 2003
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