Michael Vaughan comes up with a solution to play in Melbourne
By SMCS - Oct 29, 2022 10:17 am
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Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels that Australia, being the hosts of the ongoing Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 should have had stadiums with roof covers as the games are getting affected. The global event is taking place in Australia amid the rainy season, and multiple games have already been affected by rains as well.

Michael Vaughan
Michael Vaughan

England’s game against Ireland was affected by rain, and Ireland won by the DLS method. South Africa’s game against Zimbabwe was halted by rain too. The fixture between New Zealand and Afghanistan was abandoned without a ball being bowled as well whereas Afghanistan’s game against Ireland saw a similar outcome.

However, after India vs Pakistan, the one game that everyone was eagerly waiting for was the competition between Australia and England. The game, which was scheduled for a 1:00 PM toss, was delayed and Michael Vaughan believed instead of organizing matches at the MCG in Melbourne, they could have hosted at the stadiums that have roof covers.

Taking to his Twitter, he wrote: “Rainy season in Australia .. Stadium in Melbourne with roof on .. !!!!! Wouldn’t it have been sensible to use it ??? #JustSaying #ICCT20WorldCup2022.”

However, Michael Vaughan was very critical while commenting and he went on to say: “Can I also ask why in Sri Lanka where they get huge thunderstorms they cover all the ground & get play back on quickly … Why hasn’t the MCG been totally covered for the last 2 days ????? #JustAsking #ICCT20WorldCup2022.”

Notably, Australia vs England clash is an important one for both teams, as the losing side will be virtually knocked out of the tournament. Both teams have won a game and lost the other so far as well, and another loss on the cards might put their tournament in danger. If the game does not happen, Australia and England will share a point each, but that won’t assure then a semi-finals berth as well.