Pakistan and England to meet in T20 World Cup final© twitter
The T20 World Cup final will be played between Pakistan and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.Pakistan beat New Zealand in the semifinals, while Joss Butler– Led England to defeat India to get them into the summit clash. For the final, however, there is a looming threat of rain, with forecasts pointing to a chance of rain on Sunday. It is important to note that there is a prep day on Monday and for the sake of the chase, the race cannot take place on the scheduled day. On Saturday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced some changes to the conditions of play for the final.
“The Event Technical Committee (ETC) has increased the extra play time on reserved days from two to four hours (Conditions 13.7.3) in case more time is needed to complete the match and get the result,” the official said. release said.
For the final, 10 rotations are required for each side to constitute a match in the knockout stage.
“It may be noted that 10 rotations are required for each side to constitute a match in the knockout stages, and every effort will be made to complete the match on the scheduled matchday and make any necessary rotations,” the release said.
“Matching will only go to Reserve Day if Sunday cannot complete the minimum number of rounds required to constitute a match. Play on Reserve Day will begin at 15:00 (9.30am IST) and will continue from scheduled match day,” it added.
There will be 30 minutes of overtime on Sunday and four hours on Monday.
If the game ends in a tie, there will be a Super Over, and if the weather interferes and the Super Over cannot be completed, Pakistan and England will be declared joint winners.
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