World Cup 2023 Semi Finals: The four semi-finalist teams of ODI World Cup 2023 are India, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. The first semi-final match of the tournament will be played between India and New Zealand. At the same time, the teams of South Africa and Australia will clash in the second semi-final. Let us tell you what will happen if any of these matches gets washed out in rain.
ICC rules for semi-final match
The match to be played between India and New Zealand will be held on 15th November at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Whereas, the second semi-final will be held on November 16 at Eden Garden Stadium in Kolkata. Let us tell you that ICC has kept reserve day for these semi-final matches and final. In such a situation, if it rains during the semi-final matches, the match can be completed on the next day i.e. reserve day also.
Who will win if it rains even on the reserve day?
It rains even on the Reserve Day and the match is completely washed out, then let us tell which team will win. If the match cannot be played even on the reserve day due to rain, then in that situation the rule is that the position of both the teams will be seen in the points table of the league stage and the team which is on top in the table will reach the finals. In such a situation, if the India-New Zealand match is canceled, Team India will reach the final because it is on top in the points table. At the same time, in the Australia-South Africa semi-final, this advantage will be given to the number-2 African team.
How will the weather be in both the semi-final matches?
According to reports, there is only 1 percent chance of rain in Mumbai on November 15 during the clash between India and New Zealand. In such a situation, there is no danger of rain in this match. At the same time, the weather of Kolkata is also said to be clear on 16th November and the probability of rain is only 2 percent.
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