A decision on whether the final round of Cricket Shepparton’s one-day competition is completed will be decided at 5 pm today.PATRICK O'MEARA January 4, 2013 4:05am
A decision on whether the final round of Cricket Shepparton’s one-day competition is completed will be decided at 5 pm today.
Teams are sweating on the Bureau of Meteorology’s forecast for tomorrow, with Cricket Shepparton Extreme Weather Conditions rules stating games will be cancelled if the forecast the day before is to reach a maximum of 42°C.
The forecast yesterday was for 42°C.
Matches will also be cancelled if a previous weather forecast has been upgraded by 11
Cricket Shepparton president David D’Elia said yesterday that if the forecast remained at 42°C at 5
He said under a separate rule, regarding the program of matches, A-grade games could be rescheduled for Sunday.
The rule states that subject to the approval of the board of directors, the board may, if necessary, alter the program in respect of dates or grounds on which any of the matches shall be played.
D’Elia said the A-grade games could be pushed to 11
Central Park-St Brendan’s has qualified for the February 3 final, while Karramomus, Mooroopna and Numurkah are all still in contention to challenge.
The Bloods would qualify, should the round be cancelled as the second-ranked team.
Cricket Shepparton’s one-day competition uses a different ladder to its regular Haisman Shield competition, with four points awarded for a win, two points for a draw or tie, and a bonus point if 80 per cent targets are reached.
Coincidentally, all of the top four are scheduled to meet each other.
Karramomus hosts the Tigers, while Mooroopna meets Numurkah at home.
D’Elia said Cricket Shepparton would update its website and Twitter account (@CricketShepp) at 5
One-day ladder: Central Park-St Brendan’s 30 match points, 5 bonus points, 35 points, 1.6095 net run rate; Karramomus 22, 4, 26, 0.7079; Mooroopna 22, 4, 26, 0.6349; Numurkah 22, 4, 26, 0.2349; Kialla 18, 1, 19, -0.1905; Katandra 14, 2, 16, 0.2190; Tatura 12, 1, 13, -0.4984; Shepparton United 10, 1, 11, -0.5524; Old Students 6, 1, 7, -0.4825; Kyabram 4, 0, 4, -1.6825.
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