Cricket floor. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

England and Pakistan will lock horns within the extremely anticipated summit conflict on Sunday, November 13 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 on the iconic Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG). As per the climate predictions by ‘Accuweather’, appreciable probabilities of rain are forecast in Melbourne on the day of the World Cup ultimate.

Furthermore, the Bureau of Meteorology too confirmed that there’s a 95% probability of rain forecast for Sunday. This basically interprets to the high-octane conflict getting interrupted as a result of rain gods making their presence felt.

Nevertheless, the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) is making all makes an attempt to have a full-fledged match and has listed key pointers in case rain performs spoilsport. The apex cricket board has allotted a reserve day on November 14 in case the sport is interrupted or not commenced on November 13. Moreover, 10 overs per aspect must be accomplished throughout each days to have a full 20-over contest. 

Including to this, the ICC has allotted half-hour of additional time for November 13, whereas earlier the additional time for November 14 was stipulated for 2 hours however given the climate circumstances in Melbourne, the time has been elevated to 4 hours.

The electrifying contest is scheduled to be performed at 7.00 pm native time (1.30 pm IST) on Sunday. Nevertheless, within the case that the reserve day should observe, the match is scheduled to kick begin at 3.00 pm native time (9.30 am IST) on Monday.

Finishing a ‘shortened’ match would be the precedence on Sunday and the reserve day will additional be activated as soon as the overs are lowered on the primary day. Assuming the match has began on Sunday and can’t be accomplished, then it’s going to resume on the reserve day from the purpose it was halted.

As soon as the toss will get underway, the match can be thought of ‘reside’. The final of all factors is that assuming there may be not sufficient time over the 2 days to realize the minimal overs as a result of extreme showers within the venue, the trophy can be shared by the 2 groups.



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