India vs Afghanistan, World Cup 2019: Weather Updates from Southampton on Saturday

first_imgIndia take on Afghanistan in their 5th World Cup 2019 match at The Rose Bowl in Southampton on Saturday.Virat Kohli’s men have lived up to their tag of pre-tournament favourites and are looking good to achieve their first target at the World Cup — reach the semi-final. With 3 wins from 4 matches, India are well-placed with 7 points and unbeaten streak.India are heading into the Saturday’s clash on the back of a big win over arch-rivals Pakistan in Manchester. India came up with a clinical all-round effort in the big-ticket match on Sunday.India will look to keep the momentum going when they face Afghanistan in Southampton, the venue wherein they had crushed South Africa in their World Cup opener.Afghanistan, on the other hand, are the only team to remain winless so far in World Cup 2019. The Asian minnows were expected to be party-poopers but their performances so far in the tournament has been below-par.All eyes on Saturday will be on Rashid Khan as the Sunrisers Hyderabad spinner will be looking to make a mark after conceding 110 runs in 9 overs in their big defeat to England earlier this week.India vs Afghanistan: Live Weather Updates from Southampton Screengrab from AccuWeather Screengrab from AccuWeatherIndia had to deal with wet weather over the last week as their match against New Zealand was washed out without a ball bowled in Nottingham. There were frequent rain delays in the match vs Pakistan as well.Rain followed India to Southampton as Virat Kohli’s men had to deal with wet patches during training sessions in the lead up to the Afghanistan tie.advertisementHowever, the good news is, there is no rain forecast for Saturday in Southampton. The sun is expected to be out for the most part of the match that starts at 10:30 AM BST and 3 PM IST.It will be sunny at least until the lunch break of India vs Afghanistan and may turn cloudy later in the afternoon. Good conditions for a full 50-overs game of cricket at The Rose Bowl.Also Read | World Cup 2019: Afghanistan, battered by 5 defeats, take on clinical IndiaAlso See:last_img read more