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India vs West Indies, Manchester weather Today, World Cup 2019: Sunny weather and clear skies today in Manchester

India vs West Indies, Manchester weather update Today: Indian players were forced to train indoors on Tuesday due to wet ground.

Jun 27, 2019 14:33 IST
India vs West Indies, Manchester weather Today, World Cup 2019: Sunny weather and clear skies today

India vs West Indies, Manchester weather today: India vs West Indies World Cup cricket match is scheduled to take place today, June 27, 2019 at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester. All eyes are on the weather, as Team India’s training session on Tuesday was shifted indoors due to wet ground conditions. The Manchester weather report for today, however, looks sunny. This would be India's sixth world cup clash.

Old Trafford, Manchester weather forecast for June 27:

The UK Met Department predicts bright and sunny weather conditions for India vs West Indies Cricket World Cup match. The met department predicts brighter weather conditions over the next days, after a gloomy Monday and Tuesday.

The Manchester weather was expected to become sunny from yesterday afternoon. The temperature is expected to rise to about 23 Degrees by today. After a rainy spell, the weather in Old Trafford Manchester is expected to be slightly hot and humid. However, the risk of light shower still stands.

The Manchester area was put on yellow weather alert following excessive rain at the beginning of this week.  The weather alert is for heavy rain and thunderstorm. However, the Manchester weather forecast predicts rain to clear on Wednesday and sun to come out. Bright and sunny weather along with light wind is expected until the weekend.

India vs West Indies Weather Today: The Old Trafford weather today, on the day of India vs West Indies cricket match, is expected to be dry with sunny spells. It is also expected to be hot and humid. The UK Met Department, has in fact, issued heat wave alerts for Southern areas of the United Kingdom.

Will India vs West Indies Cricket match get affected by rain?

India vs West Indies World Cup Cricket match will take place today at the scheduled time, 3 pm at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester. The match is most likely to be of full 50 overs, as there is no prediction of rain on the match day.

Following is the India vs West Indies Old Trafford Weather Forecast for June 27 by UK Met Department:

ICC World Cup 2019: Most Washed out cricket world cup?

The ICC World Cup 2019 has had the most number of match causalities due to unpredictable rain in England. India vs New Zealand cricket match at Trent Bridge was the fourth world cup match to be abandoned due to rain and the third one to be called off without a ball being bowled. India vs Pakistan was also largely affected by rain, with light showers interrupting play multiple times, leading to 10 overs being reduced in the second half.

This is the highest number of washed out matches in a Cricket World Cup, the previous was two in 2003 and 1992.

India is currently ranked third in the world cup points table with 9 points from five matches. It needs to win at least two of its remaining four matches to book its semi-final spot.