India vs New Zealand, World Cup 2019: Match called off due to rain

India face New Zealand at Trent Bridge in Nottingham in match 18 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

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India vs New Zealand, World Cup 2019: Match called off due to rain


IND vs NZ, World Cup 2019: The India vs New Zealand match in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 has been called off delayed due to continuous rains and wet outfield at Trent Bridge on Thursday. This is the fourt match be called off or abandoned in the rain-hit tournament. It means both India and New Zealand will get one point each as there are no reserve days for group matches.

Match officials tried to inspect the ground at regular intervals but the was no chance of play as it kept drizzling.  

New Zealand, who have won all three of the previous matches, and twice champions India, who have won two, are the only two unbeaten teams in the tournament. The two sides did meet in a warm-up fixture before the World Cup where the Indian team lost. . 

India vs New Zealand- as it happened:

19:30 IST: The match has been called off. 

17:18 IST: The hopes are fading.


17:01 IST: The inspection did not happen as it is raining still. Players and officials are now going to have their lunch. 


16:25 IST: The news is not good from Trent Bridge.


16:10 IST: The next inspection will be at 12.30 pm local time i.e. 5 pm IST. The previous inspection scheduled at 4 pm IST did not place at the rain is not relenting. 


15:30 IST: Heavy rains begin as covers are back on. 


15:13 IST: Covers being removed as rain has stopped. The inspection will now take place at 11:30 local, 16:00 IST.


15:00 IST: It starts to drizzle and covers are firmly in place.


14:30 IST: Toss delayed due to wet outfield. BCCI have tweeted that there shall be an official inspection at 10:30 local, 15:00 IST. So that confirms a delayed start.

India (IND) Playing 11 (Probable): Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (C), Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni, Hardik  Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah.

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