WET weather is testing the South West Cricket Association's patience but president Kym Mathew says player safety will not be sacrificed.
South West Cricket Association clubs are nearing a month without play as rainfall lashes the region.
Mathew said while the absence of play was frustrating, it was obligated to look after its players.
It's just not safe. Play can't go ahead in conditions like those, particularly at the highest level.Kym Mathew
"It's just not safe. Play can't go ahead in conditions like those, particularly at the highest level (division one)," he said.
"Players won't be able to execute their game to their best ability and we have some very, very good players in the association now. We just haven't been able to see much of them.
"We certainly wouldn't want a great player to be falling over, breaking their arm and missing the season due to wet weather."
The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting between eight to 15 millimetres for Thursday and Friday but just two to six is expected to fall on Saturday.
Mathew was confident a high standard of cricket would flourish once weather permitted.
He was hopeful the break wouldn't extend to a fourth-straight week.
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