Extremely Hot Weather Policy
There is no pre-determined temperature which will cause matches to be abandoned.
The temperature forms part of the conditions of play and like all conditions of play there must always be discretion in order to determine if players are endangered by these conditions. It must be remembered that cricket is a summer sport and Brisbane has a hot climate therefore players will inevitably experience discomfort from the playing conditions. It must also be borne in mind that the hazards associated with extreme temperatures vary according to local conditions just as they do with rainfall and storm activity.
It is highly unlikely that the temperature at 8 am could be said to present a danger to the players. It is not anticipated that a morning game will be abandoned before play begins for reasons of temperature alone.
BUT AS ALWAYS PLAYER SAFETY IS PARAMOUNT
If very high temperatures are anticipated:
Signs of Heat Stress and First Aid