“Why could not T20 WC be played in glorious Australian sunshine in Jan-Feb?” asks Kevin Pietersen

"Why could not T20 WC be played in glorious Australian sunshine in Jan-Feb?" asks Kevin Pietersen

New Delhi [India]: Former England batter Kevin Pietersen took to social networks on Saturday to wonder about why the ICC T20 World Cup could not be played in the “wonderful Australian sunshine” in January or February.
This comes as several of the Super 12 video games of the tournament have actually either been interrupted or completely abandoned as a result of rainfall. “Why couldn’t this T20 World Cup have been played in the remarkable Australian sunlight in Jan/Feb? Does anybody know?,” tweeted Pietersen.
Until now, five out of fourteen Super 12 video games thus far have actually been impacted by rainfall somehow or the other.
First, it was the Group 2 match between South Africa as well as Zimbabwe in Hobart on October 24 which generated to produce a result as a result of rainfall. It was stopped to nine overs in the first innings and after that to 7 overs in 2nd due to rain. South Africa was travelling in the direction of the target of 64 go to be chased after in 7 overs when the rainfall gods interfered to cut short the activity, requiring them to split factors.
Following this, the Group 1 suit between Ireland as well as England on October 26 at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) was additionally impacted by rainfall. Going after a target of 158, England was at 105/5 in 14.3 overs as well as it was anyone’s video game at that point. Yet England was deemed to be five runs short of par-score based on DLS technique and shed the match that they might have won in case action proceeded.
The match in between New Zealand and Ireland, set up for very same day at MCG was likewise abandoned without a sphere being bowled due to rainfall.
Group 1 suits in between Afghanistan and Ireland and England as well as Australia at the MCG to be held the other day were additionally deserted without any action.
On Saturday, New Zealand will tackle Sri Lanka in their Team 1 clash at Sydney Cricket Ground.

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