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India versus Pakistan World Cup game: Rain may interrupt second half, as per the weather forecast

India versus Pakistan World Cup game: Rain may interrupt second half, as per the weather forecast
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  • The Match is scheduled to start at 3pm IST. As of 12:30pm, the chances of heavy rain are extremely low but mild showers are expected during the afternoon and may disrupt the play.
  • India's match against New Zealand was the fourth game that was cancelled because of rain.
  • Twitter users have questioned ICC's choice to host the world cup in England.

The monsoon in England is playing a spoilsport for the on-going ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Just yesterday, India and New Zealands’ cricket match got abandoned without any ball bowled, earning one point for both the team. This is the fourth match being cancelled because of showers.

Annoyed fans have suggested numerous options to tackle the situation. Some of them include building a roof over the ground and not choosing England as the host for the world cup tournament.

All eyes are now on India’s match against Pakistan on June 16 (Sunday) at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester.


Here’s an hourly weather report for June 16:
Source:BBC

Manchester is expected to witness light showers from early morning at 6am to 8am. The weather will have periods of sun from 8am to 2pm in the noon. It is likely to get light showers at 3pm and that may continue till 9pm, according to BBC weather forecast,

The BBC Weather forecast for the upcoming matches:

  • 14 June: England v West Indies, Southampton - dry
  • 15 June: Sri Lanka v Australia, The Oval - dry
  • 15 June: South Africa v Afghanistan, Cardiff - wet
  • 16 June: India v Pakistan, Old Trafford - afternoon showers
  • 17 June: West Indies v Bangladesh, Taunton - dry
  • 18 June: England v Afghanistan, Old Trafford - dry

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