There is a big threat of rain looming over the match between India vs Pakistan to be held at Pallekele International Stadium, Kandy on Saturday.
One of the biggest matches of the Asia Cup 2023, India vs Pakistan, at the Pallekele International Stadium in Kandy on Saturday, there is a big threat of rain. Heavy rain is expected over the next few days in the southern part of Sri Lanka. This fact was informed to the Asian Cricket Council. After which Dambulla has been kept as an alternate venue in place of Kandy. According to the Meteorological Department, there is a 70 percent chance of rain on Saturday.
India’s opening two matches are against Pakistan and Nepal. Which are going to be held in Kandy on Saturday and Monday. According to the Meteorological Department, the probability of rain during India vs Pakistan in Kandy is currently around 70 percent. Rain is expected to start at 2.30 pm. Due to which the toss and finally the match can be delayed. But if the rain continues, there is a possibility of cancellation of the match.
What if the match is canceled?
However, the saving grace is that it is a 50-over contest and the ground staff will have plenty of time to put in their best effort to ensure that the match is completed. If the match is interrupted by rain, be prepared for a 20-over affair between the two sides. But if this is also not possible then the points will be divided between India and Pakistan.
Pakistan will automatically enter the Super 4 stages as they have already defeated Nepal, the other team in Group 1. India will have to beat Nepal in their group match to advance to the next round.