New Zealand vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Semi-Final 1: Sydney Weather Update, Chance of Rain in NZ vs PAK Match

Updated on: Nov 9, 2022 7:10 am IST

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    New Zealand vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Semi-Final 1: It’s almost the end of the ongoing T20 World Cup in Australia, as New Zealand and Pakistan are set to clash in the first semi-final of the tournament. The game will be played on Wednesday, November 9 at 1:30 PM (IST). The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is supposed to host the derby.

    Besides, this year’s T20 WC was nothing but full of marvels. The tournament featured a few shocking results. West Indies, the two-time champions couldn’t go ahead of the first round. Then, Sri Lanka were defeated by Namibia. The hosts, Australia, were soon ruled out of the tournament and South Africa lost to the Netherlands, and much more to say. After all, there are only four remaining, to battle for the one title.

    As the Kiwis eye another T20 WC final, while Pakistan aim for an incomplete dream from the last year, here’s the weather update from Sydney, where the New Zealand vs Pakistan game will be played.

    New Zealand vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Semi-Final 1: Sydney Weather Update, Chance of Rain in NZ vs PAK Match

    Considering the ongoing tournament, the rain in Australia has played a huge role. As of now, four matches have been abandoned, without a ball being bowled, due to rain. While, the England versus Ireland game was affected by the rain, and as a result, England endured a stunning defeat, by five runs. Moreover, India-Bangladesh and Pakistan-South Africa games too were influenced by the rain. Nonetheless, looking at the situation, the ICC has scheduled reserved days for the knockout games.

    Further, the Sydney weather, on Wednesday, is predicted to hover around 16° celcius. According to the Weather Channel, the winds will flow at a speed of around 15 to 30 km/h with a clear sky. There will be 67% humidity in the air, during the local match time in Sydney (07:00 PM ACDT).

    Overall, there are no chances of rain, interrupting the New Zealand vs Pakistan game at the SCG.

    New Zealand’s one more consistent campaign, while Pakistan’s dramatic entry into knockouts

    New Zealand, the toppers from Group 1, won three of their five group-stage games, with one being abandoned. The side didn’t seem to be struggling regarding the semi-final qualification, at all. The Kane Williamson-led men lost to England only, on their way to their second consecutive knockout qualification.

    Pakistan, on the other hand, have had a dramatic run so far. The side, in their five group-stage games, endured back-to-back defeats against India and Zimbabwe. They were almost knocked out of the tournament, until the Netherlands did wonder of defeating South Africa, on the very last day of the group-stage games’ schedule.

    Nevertheless, the second semi-final will be played on Thursday (November 10). The toppers from Group 2 India, will face England in Adelaide. The final will be played on November 13 between the winners of respective semi-finals, at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

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