The forecast hot weather has forced Cricket Australia to change the starting times for the first two days play of the National Under-18 Female Cricket Championships in Bendigo.
Bendigo has a forecast high tempreature of 41 on Monday and 43 on Tuesday.
Two rounds of Twenty20 matches will be played each day, with the morning games now scheduled to start at 9am and the afternoon games to start at 5pm. The evening games scheduled for the QEO will start at 6.30pm.
Wednesday is a rest day before the final round of preliminary matches are played on Thursday.
The semi-finals and final will be played on Friday.
Round one: 9am – ACT/NSW Country v Victoria Metro at Canterbury Park, Tasmania v Queensland at Weeroona Oval, Victoria Country v Northern Territory at Dower Park, NSW Metro v Cricket Australia XI at Harry Trott Oval, Western Australia v South Australia at QEO.
Round two: 5pm – Northern Territory v ACT/NSW Country at Dower Park, Queensland v South Australia at Weeroona Oval, Cricket Australia XI v Western Australia at Canterbury Park, Victoria Country v NSW Metro at Harry Trott Oval. 6.30pm – Victoria Metro v Tasmania at QEO.
Round three: 9am – ACT/NSW Country v Queensland at QEO, Northern Territory v Victoria Metro at Canterbury Park, Tasmania v Western Australia at Dower Park, South Australia v NSW Metro at Harry Trott Oval, Cricket Australia XI v Victoria Country at Weeroona Oval.
Round four: 5pm – Northern Territory v Tasmania at Canterbury Park, Victoria Metro v Queensland at Dower Park, Cricket Australia XI v South Australia at Harry Trott Oval, Victoria Country v Western Australia at Weeroona Oval. 6.30pm – ACT/NSW Country v NSW Metro at QEO.
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