Ind vs Aus 2nd T20I: Start Delayed for Clash in Nagpur, Umpires to Inspect Ground at 8PM

Last Updated: September 23, 2022, 19:10 IST

2nd T20I: Start delayed for India v Australia clash in Nagpur (IANS Image)

2nd T20I: Start delayed for India v Australia clash in Nagpur (IANS Image)

India vs Australia 2nd T20I was officially scheduled to start at 7 pm at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium at Jamtha with the toss set to be conducted at 6.30 pm but the match has been delayed due to wet patches on the ground because of heavy rains in the last couple of days

The start of the second T20 International between India and Australia in the 2022 Series here on Friday has been delayed due to wet patches on the ground because of heavy rains in the last couple of days.

The match was officially scheduled to start at 7 pm at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium at Jamtha here with the toss set to be conducted at 6.30 pm.

The umpires conducted an inspection of the ground at 7 pm but decided to conduct an another one at 8pm before heading to the toss which will only be taken after the umpires are satisfied that the wet parts of the ground are fit for play.

The ground staff has been working on some areas near the boundary at the pavilion end running the super sopper at a couple of spots.

Orange City has experienced some heavy spells of rain in the last few days. Though it has not rained since Thursday morning and the sun was out in short durations on Friday, the ground has not dried completely.

Rain is predicted for later part of the evening and can play another role in the match.

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