Before the match between India and Pakistan, the MCG pitch curator describes the conditions. “Wickets placed three weeks ago.”

In the highly anticipated first match of the 2022 T20 World Cup between the two sides, India and Pakistan, the enormous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will be filled to the gills. While there were concerns that rains may prevent a complete match from taking place, those concerns seem to have subsided with today’s more encouraging projections.

Now that the match has begun, all eyes are focused on the field and how it will unfold. The MCG’s pitch curator, Michael Salvatore, has said that the wicket would stay constant during the match, which begins at 7 p.m. local time, however, he did not specify how the pitch will behave.

“T20 wickets are often very consistent throughout the whole game. Therefore, it ought to make for an excellent game. It was delivered from our wicket nursery, which is located just outside the stadium. Being just 200 meters from the playing field allows us to move, watch over, and maintain the wickets all year round. Salvatore on A Sports said that the wickets were placed three weeks ago.

“At the MCG, we have drop-in wickets. So, in preparation for the cricket season, we bring in the wickets, and I settle down on some sand. After cricket is over, we have the stadium for football. We may remove them and display them on our special week-long anniversary, where we can take care of and preserve them, he remarked.

On Thursday, there was a 90% possibility of rain; today, that likelihood is at 70%. “Cloudy. Showers with a high (70%) probability; most likely in the late afternoon and evening. thunderstorm potential in the late afternoon and evening in the northeast suburbs. According to Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, “winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h turning southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.”