PCB planning to maintain Pakistan-West Indies ODIs as day-night affairs to.netbat heatwave

West Indies will go to Pakistan in June for 3 ODIs.

Pakistan. (Photograph Supply: Getty Photographs)

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to make the u.neting Pakistan-West Indies One Day Worldwide sequence a day-night affair as a way to.netbat the heatwave within the nation. Nevertheless, there are not any confirmed developments relating to this initiative as of now.

The West Indies had toured Pakistan in December final yr for a limited-overs bilateral sequence. Though the T20I sequence went on easily with the hosts registering a 3-0 whitewash, the One Day Internationals needed to be postponed to June 2022 after a number of instances of COVID-19 have been confirmed within the West Indies crew and assist employees. The rescheduled ODI sequence will now be performed on June 8, 10, and 12.

PCB is considering beginning the matches at 5 pm as an alternative of two pm: Studies

In accordance with stories in Cricket Pakistan, “PCB is considering beginning the matches at 5 pm as an alternative of two pm as a result of forecasted heatwave, which is anticipated to be lethal this time round.”

The report additional states that, “The Met Workplace claimed that Rawalpindi and Multan are anticipated to hit above 40°C within the first week of June and the temperatures are anticipated to hit even greater afterward.

Other than all these, the Pakistan Cricket Board can also be planning to take added precautionary measures comparable to taking further drinks breaks to deal with the recent climate situations. Moreover, coolers may be put in within the gamers’ dugouts.

After whitewashing the West Indies within the shortest format earlier, Pakistan could be hoping to showcase an identical efficiency within the 50-overs format as nicely. The truth is, Pakistan could be heading into the competition having already registered a house ODI sequence victory. They got here from behind to get the higher of Australia within the three-match ODI sequence with a convincing 2-1 win final month regardless of dropping the series-opener.

The West Indies, then again, could be hoping to discipline a full-strength squad and be trying ahead to grooming a long-term chief after Kieron Pollard bid adieu to worldwide cricket.

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