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India Vs New Zealand, ICC ODI World Cup: Rain, Thunderstorms To Play Spoilsport At Dharamsala?

India and New Zealand match is set to take place at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala but rains could play spoilsport

Covers were on ahead of the toss in Dharamsala on October 17, 2023.
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India and New Zealand are ready to battle it out in a high profile clash in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 on Sunday, October 22 in Dharamsala at the HPCA Stadium. (Scorecard | IND Vs NZ Blog | Streaming | Key Battles)

The Men In Blue have been in scintillating form throughout this tournament, having won all of their games. Their recent most game was against Bangladesh where a Virat Kohli century steered the host nation to a seven wicket win, New Zealand have been unbeaten too, showcasing their skills with the bat and the ball. Much like their competitors today, the Black Caps have won all of their four games so far in the tourney. Kiwis are unbeaten against India in an ICC event since 2003.

With an unbeaten status riding high in this game, will the weather play a spoilsport in the IND Vs NZ game:

As per AccuWeather, the temperature for today will be 31°c. There will be cloud cover with 98% chance of it. So far, bat has been the dominating factor at the World Cup but Dharamsala can be an exception. Faster bowlers have enjoyed a major chunk of the swing on offer at the venue. The probability of Thunderstorms at Dharamsala today is 23%.

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Weather At Dharamsala Today AccuWeather

If the India versus New Zealand does happen to be a washout, both the teams will receive a point each as per the ICC conditions for the 2023 World Cup. India and New Zealand have been remained unaffected by rains but Dharmsala could see a slight chance.

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