India vs Pakistan Manchester Weather Updates: World Cup 2019 Old Trafford

first_imgIndia take on Pakistan in a much-anticipated ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 clash on Sunday at Old Trafford in Manchester. The expectations for the big-ticket clash has hit the roof as the arch-rivals are meeting after nearly a year and for the first time in an ICC tournament since the big Champions Trophy final in 2017.There are quite a lot of interesting duels cricket fans are looking forward to. Mohammad Amir vs Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah vs Fakhar Zaman to name a few. There’s nothing bigger than India-Pakistan matches in World Cricket. With the two Asian rivals not meeting in bilateral series in the recent past, the stakes are even higher when they meet in multi-nation tournaments.Tickets for the “marquee clash” were sold out within minutes of the ticket window opening. In fact, some of the tickets are reportedly being resold for up to Rs 60,000. Live streaming platforms across the globe will be hoping for record viewership. Can’t wait for the next chapter of India-Pakistan?However, there is a bit of rain threat predicted for Sunday in Manchester. Yes, you read that right. The ongoing edition of Cricket World Cup 2019 has been marred by wet weather in England. As many as four matches have been washed out due to rain and the ICC has been facing a lot flak for scheduling and the lack of reserve days.Here is the latest weather forecast for 16th June in Manchester: The weather forecast for June 16 in Manchester (Accuweather)According to weather forecasting website, Accuweather, a light shower is predicted between 12 PM local time and 1 PM local time in Manchester on Sunday. Keep in mind, the big tie between India and Pakistan begins at 10:30 PM local time (3 PM IST).advertisement Credit: Screengrab from AccuWeather Credit: AccuWeather ScreengrabCloudy weather is expected to dominate Sunday in Manchester and a brief spell of the shower is likely to return once again at 5 PM local time.UK’s Met Office, meanwhile, predicts “Light Shower” from as early as 10 AM. Credit: Screengrab from metoffice.gov.ukNotably, there is no reserve day for the big-ticket match between India and Pakistan. India are heading into Sunday’s match in Manchester on the back of a washed out match against New Zealand in Nottingham. Consistent drizzle led to the abandonment of the India-New Zealand match.The ICC had earlier this week defended its decision to not have reserve days for the group stage matches at World Cup 2019, citing logistical issues.Also Read | Thanks to MS Dhoni, I don’t have to struggle for India-Pakistan tickets, says Karachi-born fanAlso Read | Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz will target Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, says Sachin TendulkarAlso See:last_img

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