Rain Threat Looms Large On India-Netherlands Warm Up Match In Thiruvananthapuram
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Last Update on: October 3rd, 2023 at 03:22 pm

IND vs NED Weather Report Live Today And Pitch Report Of Thiruvananthapuram Stadium- ICC World Cup 2023 Warm Up Match. Thiruvananthapuram is all set to host the IND vs NED warm-up game on October 3, Tuesday. The match starts at 2 pm IST. So far two games at the venue have been interrupted by rain. This game is also likely to be affected by rain. 

The South Africa vs Afghanistan game was abandoned without a ball being bowled and even the toss did not take place. The Australia vs Netherlands game was also washed out after a reduction of overs. There is a high possibility of Monday’s game being washed out as well with a 96 percent chance of rain. 

India’s previous warm-up match in Guwahati was abandoned without the toss as well. The team reached Thiruvananthapuram without Virat Kohi on October 1 for their last warm-up game before their campaign begins. Kohli will join the squad on Monday (October 2). The Men in Blue should play their strongest side against the Netherlands, one they are planning to field against Australia on October 8.

India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, England, and the Netherlands are 10 teams part of the ICC World Cup 2023. The ICC World Cup 2023 final will take place on November 19. The tournament starts on October 5 and will be played across 10 venues in India.

In the tournament opener, England and New Zealand will lock horns with each other. ICC World Cup 2023 will be played in a round-robin format. Hence, each team will face the other team once during the league stage. A total of 48 games will take place among 10 teams during ICC World Cup 2023.

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England is the defending champions of the ICC World Cup 2023. They defeated New Zealand in the final of the previous edition in 2019 to lift the trophy. They are coming into the tournament as one of the favorites. 

IND vs NED Weather Report Live Today And Pitch Report Of Thiruvananthapuram Stadium- ICC World Cup 2023 Warm-Up Match

Talking about the weather, there is a 96 percent chance of rain that might play spoilsport. The weather is expected to be cloudy in the morning and a thunderstorm followed by heavy showers this afternoon. As per Accuweather, there is heavy rainfall expected in the afternoon and chances of play look almost impossible. 

 The venue will host four warm-up games as there are no World Cup games at this venue. The average first innings score at this venue is close to 250. India, however, posted 390 earlier this year against Sri Lanka. 

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