India trained in perfectly dry conditions on the eve of the match on Saturday, and the forecast for Sunday is very promising compared to the wet conditions Melbourne experienced earlier in the week.
It wasn’t a match day but hundreds of Indian fans turned up to watch #TeamIndia net at the MCG today. 🇮🇳🥁👏… https://t.co/OLsVZWGjJt
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As per the latest Weather update in Melbourne from the Australian Government’s Bureau of Meteorology, there is a “70% chance of showers, most likely tonight”.
“Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeastern suburbs. Winds southeast 15 to 25 km/h becoming southeast 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.”
The mouth-watering clash at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground is the first match of this T20 World Cup for both the teams.
The group stage of the tournament has no reserve days for matches affected by weather conditions.