Prime News, International and National Sport, Cricket, June 15:- The much-awaited high-intensity clash between India and Pakistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will eventually happen tomorrow at Old Trafford, Manchester. Given the rivalry between the two nations, it wouldn’t be wrong to say that it might just be the biggest match of the tournament.
It is the colossal significance of the match that it will allure bountiful eyeballs from all over the globe. People who haven’t been following the tournament closely are also likely to spend this Sunday in front of their TV screens.
Rain has been the dominating force in the 2019 edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup with four games already being affected washed out. India’s third match of the campaign against New Zealand was called off without the toss taking place in Nottingham on Thursday. Fans are already keeping a close eye on the weather in Manchester, the seat of India’s next match against arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday.
Cloudy 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. The big tie between India and Pakistan begins at 10:30 pm local time (3 pm IST).
As for the weather conditions in Manchester on Sunday, Accuweather predicts that it will be overcast throughout the day, with rainfall expected as the day progresses.
Though the weather can change at any time in the UK, cricket fans will be hoping that the rain stays away for India and Pakistan to have a full 50-over match. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)