Cheers go around the ground as the covers are being peeled off at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Rain has stopped for now, but there are a lot of damp spots inside the circle. Australian players have been checking out an area in the bowlers’ run up along with the umpires. They’ve had a long chat with both captains as the next inspection is scheduled at 08:15 PM local time.
Parking aside these frustrating rain interruptions, this T20 World Cup could be one of the best till now given how lower ranked teams have punched above their weight to give the more abled powerhouses a run for their money.
“We were nowhere near our best” ❌
Ben Stokes reflects on England’s defeat to Ireland and how the result inspired the team’s preparation for today’s game against Australia ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/axMceefGGv
— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) October 28, 2022