The thirds have taken out a bowl which was obstructing a measure when a skip realises that he still has a bowl to play. May he play the bowl?
No. The process of deciding the number of shots has started, a player who has failed to play a bowl will lose the right to play the bowl Law 29.4.1
If a player forgets or neglects to play a bowl in pairs or fours under what conditions does the player forfeit the right to play the bowl? Give two instances.
1. If the result of the head has been agreed or the process of deciding shot has started.
2. If a bowl has been delivered by each team before the mistake is discovered. Laws 29.4.1 & 29.4.2