India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023: India and Pakistan are scheduled to meet in the Asia Cup 2023 on September 2 at the Pallekele International Stadium in Kandy, Sri Lanka, but the match itself may not take place.
India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 Blockbuster In Kandy In Danger Of Getting Abandoned
Fans have been anxiously anticipating the first Indo-Pak match of the year, but the weather forecast for Kandy on Saturday may disappoint them.
According to Accuweather, there is a 94% probability of precipitation during the day, which decreases to 74% in the afternoon and 67% in the evening
The Asia Cup consists of both day and night matches, with matches in Sri Lanka beginning at 3 pm IST and the decision taking place at 2.30 pm.
The city will experience cloudy conditions throughout the day and night, with humidity levels remaining between 95 and 100 percent. The temperature will fluctuate between 20 and 23 degrees Celsius.
The UK Met Office has also predicted a 70% probability of precipitation at 2.30 pm, 60% at 5.30 pm, 30% at 8.30 pm, and 40% at 11 pm.
“Rainfall is possible in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, and Northwestern provinces, as well as the Galle and Matara districts.
The Department of Meteorology in Sri Lanka stated, “Some locations in the Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces, as well as the Galle and Matara districts, can anticipate fairly heavy showers exceeding 75mm.”
What occurs if the India vs. Pakistan match is rained out?
If the match is washed out without a result, both India and Pakistan will share a point, and the Men in Blue will need to defeat Nepal two days later in order to advance to the Super Four.
Pakistan will lead the group and advance to the next round as a result of their resounding victory over Nepal in the tournament’s opening match on Wednesday.