IND vs ENG Weather and Pitch Report: Rain may disrupt the India-England semi-final, know the weather and pitch report

The Indian team, led by Rohit Sharma, which reached the knockout stage by winning all three of its Super-8 matches, will face England in the semi-finals. This match will be played on Thursday at 8 pm Indian time at the Providence Stadium in Guyana. This stadium in Guyana was built in 2006 for the then ODI World Cup 2007. Due to which it has been considered the national stadium of Guyana for some time now.

India and England have qualified after finishing in the top two positions in their respective Super 8 groups. Team India is the top team of Group 1 while England finished second in the group.

However, before this match, there is news that rain may dash the hopes of the fans. According to AccuWeather, there is a possibility of rain during the match. The start of this match may also be delayed as heavy rain is expected in Guyana at 10 am local time. There is a 35 to 68 percent chance of rain, and Guyana’s Providence Stadium may remain cloudy throughout the match. Rain is not expected in India, but there may be frequent delays due to heavy rain.

there is no reserve day

If the semi-final match between India and England gets cancelled due to rain, then there is no reserve day for it. However, 250 extra minutes have been given for the match. In such a situation, there will be enough time for the match to be completed. Apart from this, one more rule has been changed for the semi-final match and that is that at least 10-10 overs should be played for the result of the match. In the group stage and super-8 stage, 5-5 overs were necessary for the result of the match.

Pitch Report

The stadium is not historically known for being a high scoring venue. The average first innings score at Providence Stadium is 128. Guyana pitches have favoured bowlers in the past, with the ball getting slower as the game progresses. Spinners will find some help on this ground. The pacer might get some help early in the game. The spin-friendly nature of the pitch makes it a low scoring venue. However, with the changing trends in T20 cricket you never know what the surface will be like in the T20 World Cup.

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