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Weather forces Bangabandhu T20 schedule change

  • Published at 03:11 pm December 9th, 2020
Weather at Mirpur
Photo: Md Manik

As per the new match timings toss for the day game will now take place at 12pm and the match will start at 12.30 in place of 1:30 pm. The evening game will now start at 5.30 pm instead of 6.30 pm

Match timings of the ongoing Bangabandhu T20 Cup has been rescheduled by the technical committee of the tournament considering the weather. As winter has hit the capital city  dew and fogs are affecting the games. To minimize the effect of the weather the match timings of both the day and night games have been shifted one hour early than the previous schedule timing.

As per the new match timings, the toss for the day game will now take place at 12 pm and the match will start at 12.30 in place of 1.30 pm. The evening game will now start at 5.30 pm instead of 6.30 pm.

“We have witnessed the weather and conditions during yesterdays’ [Tuesday] night game. It was very difficult. It is the dew and foggy weather which has been the biggest concern for us so we decided to reschedule the match timings of both the games for the upcoming matches,” said Jalal Younus, convener of the Bangabandhu T20 Cup technical committee.

Weather took the center of discussion after the two matches on Tuesday got affected. The night game, between Gemcon Khulna and Gazi Group Chattogram, faced the most difficulty due to the foggy weather and caused severe visibility issue in the ground.

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