India Vs Pakistan Weather Report: As the excitement builds for the India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 contest, there is some bad news coming in for those eargerly looking forward to the group-stage face off between the two rivals. Notably, India and Pakistan are scheduled to lock horns on September 2 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium but if weather forecast from Weather.com is to be believed, there are thunderstorms expected in Kandy on match day with a 90% probability of a downpour.
The forecast from Google Weather isn’t too different either with a 90% chance of precipitation in Kandy. This is not encouraging signs for fans who were looking forward to soaking in a proper One Day game between the two arch-rivals without any interruption. Notably, this will be India’s first match in Asia Cup 2023 who are playing all their matches in Sri Lanka. The Men in Blue have already arrived in the island country and are fine tuning their preparations ahead of the high-voltage fixture.
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Pakistan, meanwhile, started off their Asia Cup 2023 camapign with a dominant win over Nepal in Multan. The Babar Azam-led side did find themselves in a spot of bother at 25/2 and later at 124/4. However, a record partnership between Babar and Iftikhar Ahmed helped them post 342/6. Both of them scored hundreds with Babar making 151 off 131 and Iftikhar making 109 off 71 deliveries. Later, their bowlers wrapped up the Bangladesh side for just 104. Both Pakistan and Nepal will now play their next group-stage match against India. While Pakistan-India are set to meet on September 4, Nepal and India will square off on September 4.
What happens if India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 Match is washed out?
In case, India vs Pakistan match is washed off and India manage to beat Nepal in their group-stage match, then both India and Pakistan proceed to the Super Fours stage. However, if Nepal manage to stun India then Pakistan and Nepal will proceed to the Super Fours, chances of which seem minimal given that Nepal are making their Asia Cup debut this year and are ranked 15 in the world compared to India who are number 3 in this format.