The final match of the ICC World Test Championship Final between India and New Zealand will be played from June 18 to June 22 at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
Gloomy weather,bad light and rain have spoiled the thrill of the ongoing nail-biting World Test Championship Final between India and New Zealand. Ind vs NZ Day 1 and Day 4’s entire play was abandoned due to rain. Whereas on Day 2 and Day 3, the play had to be called off due to bad light.
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On Day 4, the rain that started in the morning at Southampton’s Ageas Bowl, did not stop till evening. The ground staff did not even get time to drain the water off the ground.
Ind vs NZ, WTC Final: Southampton Weather Update Today on Day 5
As per the weather reports, on June 22, Tuesday, it will be cloudy in Southampton. Rain is unlikely to affect Southampton’s Rose Bowl on Day 5. There’s also less chance of rain in the evening. Ind vs NZ Day 5 could see a dry day with lots of sunshine.
“Cloud will slowly break through the morning, and some pleasant afternoon sunny intervals are likely. Otherwise, remaining rather cool under the cloud, with northerly breezes, stronger around Kent coasts. Maximum temperature 18 °C,” as per the UK Met Department.
A total of 360 overs were supposed to be bowled in four days of Ind vs NZ WTC Final , but so far only 141.1 overs have been bowled. Now only a maximum of 196 overs can be bowled in the remaining two days. Invited to bat first by the Kiwis, India scored 217 runs in their first innings. In reply, New Zealand have managed to score 101/2. Skipper Kane Williamson and veteran Ross Taylor remain unbeaten on the crease.