Wasim Jaffer (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

The ICC Males’s T20 World Cup was anticipated to be a thriller as a few underdog groups had made their solution to the Tremendous 12 and had put up some sensible performances. However issues didn’t go as deliberate for both the gamers or the followers of some groups as this yr’s occasion witnessed a number of video games being washed out because of the Australian climate circumstances.

To date within the match, loads of matches have been affected by rain, and three essential fixtures have been deserted with out a ball being bowled. Wasim Jaffer, former India cricketer, was of the opinion that although the ICC cannot do a lot about this, the Australian board may have selected completely different venues for the video games scheduled at MCG and Hobart, the place there normally is heavy rain presently of the yr.

Whereas talking on BatBricks7 Presents Run Ki Runneeti present on CricTracker, Jaffer emphasised on the subject and stated:

“Melbourne and Hobart have rains this time of the yr, and the climate is simply too chilly as a result of we’ve got seen how gamers cowl themselves with heat garments within the dugout. So the video games that have been scheduled at Hobart and Melbourne may have most likely been shifted to different venues, possibly Brisbane or Adelaide the place there aren’t many indicators of rain. However World Cups are introduced so much earlier.”

“So you possibly can’t clearly change it on the final minute as a result of there are different applications going round all year long. I don’t assume ICC may have finished that. The ICC occasions are introduced nicely prematurely. The Australian board may have scheduled all these video games in Brisbane or possibly Adelaide so we might have had a full recreation as a result of in ICC occasions, you don’t need the video games to be washed out or the groups not enjoying,” he added.

Groups that would have been out are nonetheless within the match: Jaffer

He additionally talked about that there are groups who work onerous in an effort to make their approach into the Tremendous 12, with the hopes of profitable the world cup, however climate circumstances not supporting them causes an upset. The T20 World Cup 2022 was a possibility for Afghanistan to play on the MCG, however their recreation was washed out and deserted.

“Groups like Afghanistan- when do they get an opportunity to play on the MCG? Each their video games have been washed out. Getting a possibility like that’s uncommon. It causes an upset, as typically you lose out on these two factors. Groups that would have been out are nonetheless within the match. The staging of the venues may have been higher,” Jaffer concluded.

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