India vs Pakistan T20 WC 2022 Weather forecast: Heavy downpour may play spoilsport; 80% chance of rain on October 23IND vs PAK T20 World Cup 2022 Weather forecast suggests that incessant rain might play a spoilsport. Author : Ujjwal Samrat
Team India will start their T20 World Cup 2022 campaign on October 23 when they will face their arch-rivals Pakistan at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2022 match is one of the most awaited games as the two countries do not play bilateral series due to the political tensions between them. However, India and Pakistan play each other in a multi-team tournaments such as ICC's tournament and Asia Cup. The India-Pakistan World Cup match is always a blockbuster game with people from all around watching the game from the edge of their seats. However, India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2022 weather forecast has sent some worrying signals to the fans. Yes! you heard it right, IND vs PAK T20 World Cup 2022 Weather forecast suggests that incessant rain might play a spoilsport.
As per the Australian media which is quoting the Bureau of Meteorology, there is an 80 percent chance of rain in Melbourne on October 23, between 1 to 5mm. It says, "High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h turning southeasterly during the evening." Notably, a minimum of five overs is required to constitute a match. Furthermore, there are no reserve days that have been kept by the ICC for the matches in group stages, but there are for the semifinals and final.
It is pertinent to mention here that rain has already halted proceedings in this tournament with Pakistan’s warm-up match against Afghanistan in Brisbane on Wednesday getting abandoned because of heavy showers. India’s warmup match against New Zealand on the same day was called off without a ball being bowled.
Match at The Gabba has been called off due to persistent rains. pic.twitter.com/pWSOSNBWz1— BCCI (@BCCI) October 19, 2022
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