Rain threat looms large over marquee India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup clash | Cricket News


MELBOURNE: Threat of rainfall looms over the box office ICC T20 World Cup 2022 clash between India and Pakistan in Melbourne which takes place on Sunday.
Although fans are excited about this match and anxiously await it, gods of rain may play spoilsport in fans’ enjoyment of what will be the campaign opener for these two Asian giants.
From Friday onwards, there is a high probability of showers till October 25 onwards.
For 23 October, the day of this match, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology forecast the weather as: “Cloudy. Very high (95 per cent) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Wind south 15 to 25 km/h turn southeast during the evening.”
There is a possibility of 4 to 10 mm of rainfall occurring on Sunday.
The match will take place at 1.30pm in India, which translates to around 7pm in Melbourne. In this case, the match day weather forecast looks like a scary sight for cricket lovers across India and Pakistan.
For the rest of the week, the chance of showers will diminish from Wednesday, October 26 onwards, with a 60 per cent (Medium) chance of rain on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.
By the ICC competition, India are in Group 2 with Pakistan, Bangladesh, South Africa and two qualifiers.
After meeting Pakistan at the MCG on October 23, they will play a qualifier in Sydney on October 27, South Africa in Perth on October 30, Bangladesh in Adelaide on November 2, and Bangladesh in Adelaide on November 6. . (vs. qualifying in Melbourne).
India’s squad for ICC T20 World Cup: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal , Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh and Mohammed Shami.


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