Manchester weather, LIVE updates for India vs New Zealand, World Cup 2019 semifinal: Cloudy at old Trafford
Manchester weather LIVE Updates, Old Trafford weather forecast, India vs New Zealand World Cup semi-final reserve day 2019: Light showers predicted today, 10th July
Manchester Weather Live Updates, Old Trafford weather forecast, India vs New Zealand, Ind vs NZ World Cup semi final 2019: The Manchester weather report currently states cloudy at Old Trafford. Though it was raining earlier, the rain has stopped now at Old Trafford. The Manchester weather today is predicted to be mostly cloudy, followed by rainy spells again at noon and in the evening. This is a gloomy news for fans, who are expecting to see a full game today at Old Trafford. India vs New Zealand World Cup semi-final will be continued today, on the reserve day, from where it was left off yesterday at Old Trafford, Manchester.
Manchester Weather Prediction Live: Mostly Cloudy
Manchester Weather prediction for India vs New Zealand semi-final on 10th July: In Detail
The Manchester weather forecast for 10th July predicts light rain in the morning and then it would be largely cloudy during the day. However, rain is expected to interrupt play in small intervals later in the day. The India vs New Zealand, first World Cup semi-final is likely to be affected by rain on the reserve day as well. The India vs New Zealand play was called off on the original match day due to poor weather. The match will be resumed from where it was left off yesterday. New Zealand was 211/5 with Ross Taylor batting at 67 and Tom Latham on 3 when the rain forced players to go off the field. The umpires reviewed the situation for the next few hours before deciding that the weather was too poor to continue the match and that it would be resumed on the reserve day, 10th July.
India vs New Zealand weather update, Old Trafford, Manchester weather Hourly Forecast: 10th July
What is a reserve day?
The ICC has kept a reserve day for the knockout stage in case weather affects play in the semi-finals or the final. The India vs New Zealand semi-final match was suspended for the day due to poor weather. The match will resume tomorrow on the reserve day. The reserve day is an extra day to complete play, assuming it began on the original match day. The play left off on the original day can be carried on to the reserve day, or fresh play can begin on the reserve day if original day did not allow any balls to be bowled. In this case, India and New Zealand will be continuing from where they left off, New Zealand -211/5 in 46.1 overs.
What happens if India vs New Zealand reserve day also gets washed out?
If no play happens on the reserve day as well then, India will automatically qualify into the World Cup finals on the basis of its points. India currently sits on the top of the world cup points table with 15 points, while New Zealand is placed fourth with 11 points.
What is the ticket refund policy in case of washout?
Full ticket refund will be done the number of overs played are 15 or less and 50 percent of the ticket amount will be refunded if 15.1-29.5 overs are played.
The weather has been a huge concern during the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019. Four matches have been abandoned due to rain already, including India vs New Zealand group stage match at Trent Bridge Nottingham.
The India vs New Zealand league match was called off due to rain without a single ball being bowled. It was the third such match that was abandoned without a ball being bowled. South Africa vs West Indies match was the only one to be called after the start of the play.