Melbourne Weather Update: The final match of T20 World Cup 2022 will be played between England and Pakistan. This match between the two teams will start at 1.30 pm Indian time at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Earlier, Pakistan defeated New Zealand while England defeated India in the semi-finals to make it to the finals. The final match will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 13, but can rain play spoilsport on this day? What if it rains?
Will it rain on the day of the final match?
According to the Meteorological Department, there is very little chance of rain in Melbourne on Sunday, but what will happen if it rains… Actually, the ICC has arranged a reserve day for the semi-final and final match. On the other hand, if rain disturbs even on the reserve day, then it is necessary to have at least 10-10 overs of play for the result of the match. That is, in case of rain on both the days, if Pakistan and England teams play 10-10 overs, then only the match will be decided by Duckworth-Lewis rule.
ICC changed the rules for the final match
In the rest of the matches, the Duckworth-Lewis rule was applicable when both the teams played at least 6-6 overs, but the rules have been changed for the final match. However, there is good news for cricket fans that there is very little chance of rain on the match day i.e. Sunday. If it rains, then the match will be completed on the next day i.e. Monday. Actually, England’s challenge will be in front of Pakistan in the title match on Sunday.
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