New Zealand have had an under four overs to bat through in their innings in the 1st semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 against India at the Old Trafford on Tuesday when Manchester rain constrained day’s play to extend in the reserve-day.
True to form, the rains played a spoilsport on the match day to rule out any opportunity of play after the 45th over. As a result of the rains, the ICC needed to concede the semi-final match between India and New Zealand on the reserve day. In any case, the match will be continued from where it was stopped on Tuesday. After the rains halted the match, New Zealand were 211/5 with 23 balls left to be played.
Ross Taylor and Tom Latham were batting on 67 and 3 respectively when rain constrained the players off.
Match authorities waited for over four hours before deciding to take the game to the reserve day. Weather forecasts from UK uncovered domination of overcast sky on Wednesday too when the match is fixed to be begun once more.
The match will begin at 3.30PM IST however rain is anticipated at 4.30 PM IST, an hour after continuing the day’s play on Wednesday. Conditions will stay cloudy for the duration of the day with more rain anticipated at around 9.30 PM IST. It tends to be noticed that the group match between New Zealand and India was likewise surrendered because of rain.
Weather forecast: As India hope to continue their semi-final match against the Kiwis, rains hope to intrude on the match once again on the reserve day. According to the MET department’s prior statement, the sky will be cloudy and showers are expected all for the duration of the day. The temperature will be around 14-16 degree Celsius.
What occurs if the DLS impacts the match?
On the off chance that the match gets interrupted by rain, at that point DLS is probably going to influence the objective that will be set by New Zealand. India would need to pursue a changed focus of 237 within 46 overs. Furthermore, on the off chance that the match gets decreased to 20-overs, at that point India would need to chase down an objective of 148.