New Zealand vs Pakistan, World Cup 2019: Weather Updates from Birmingham on Wednesday

first_imgNew Zealand vs Pakistan, World Cup 2019: Weather Updates from Birmingham on WednesdayNew Zealand vs Pakistan, World Cup 2019: Here’s all that you need to know about the weather forecast and prediction for rain on Wednesday at Edgbaston, Birmingham.advertisement Next India Today Web Desk BirminghamJune 26, 2019UPDATED: June 26, 2019 15:27 IST World Cup 2019 has seen record no of matches getting rained out. (Reuters Photo)Pakistan take on New Zealand in the must-win match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on Wednesday at Edgbaston in Birmingham.Pakistan are heading into the match on the back of a 49-run morale-boosting win against South Africa on Sunday.Pakistan faced severe criticism after their loss to arch-rivals India but their 49-run win over South Africa breathed life into their campaign but the road ahead is a tough one.With just two wins and three losses, Pakistan are at the seventh spot with five points in six games.New Zealand, on the other hand, have been undefeated so far and currently hold the top position in the points table. But no team is unbeatable and New Zealand looked vulnerable against South Africa and the West Indies but it was skipper Williamson’s twin hundreds which helped them seal the wins.Williamson, who also anchored the side against Afghanistan, is their highest scorer in the tournament so far. Ross Taylor too has been among the runs but openers Colin Munro and Martin Guptill are yet to click.Pacers Trent Boult and Lockie Ferguson, have been in good form, while New Zealand also have two destructive all-rounders in Jimmy Neesham and Colin de Grandhomme in their ranks.LIVE UPDATES15:00: The toss will happen at 3.30PM IST and the match will start at 4PM IST. No overs will be deducted from this game if it doesn’t rain again.14:20: We will have a delayed start. The outfield is still wet and the umpires will have an inspection at 3:30 PM IST.advertisementA delayed start in the World Cup 2019 match between New Zealand and Pakistan may be on the cards as there is rain predicted early in the morning in Birmingham.However, we can expect a full game as the weather will remain cloudy but without any interruptions by rain, according to AccuWeather.A mixture of sunny, cloudy and overcast with very little chance of rain is forecasted for most of Wednesday in Birmingham. Screengrab from AccuWeatherAlso Read | New Zealand vs Pakistan: Dream11 Playing 11, Captain and Vice-Captain Prediction for World Cup 2019 Match 37Also Watch:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow World Cup 2019Follow Birmingham weatherFollow New Zealand vs Pakistanlast_img

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