India vs South Africa T20 World Cup Final, Barbados weather forecast: Will rain overshadow the summit clash? | Cricket News

As India and South Africa prepare to clash in the T20 World Cup final on Saturday, the weather forecast looms large, with rain predicted to play a crucial role in the outcome of the much-anticipated match.
India’s only T20 World Cup triumph came 17 years ago in the inaugural edition of the tournament. And India’s last major silverware was the Champions Trophy in 2013.South Africa, too, has a long title drought, with their only ICC tournament victory being the Champions Trophy in 1998.

Both teams have been unbeaten in this tournament, with India overpowering defending champions England in a rain-delayed semifinal, while South Africa thumped Afghanistan to reach their first-ever World Cup final.

Saturday’s Weather Forecast:
Morning: Cloudy and windy with a thunderstorm in parts of the area.

  • Probability of Precipitation: 44%
  • Cloud cover: 98%
  • Humidity: 77%

Afternoon: Cloudy and breezy with a thunderstorm in parts of the area.

  • Probability of Precipitation: 46%
  • Cloud cover: 99%
  • Humidity: 80%

The weather prediction for the reserve day (June 30) is slightly better, with a 25% chance of rain in the morning, but it worsens in the afternoon with a 60% probability of precipitation.
Reserve Day (June 30) Forecast:

  • Morning: Mostly cloudy and breezy.
  • Probability of Precipitation: 25%

  • Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, occasional rain, and a thunderstorm; breezy.
  • Probability of Precipitation: 60%

What does the ICC playing conditions rule says?
‘Every effort will be made to complete the match on the scheduled day, with any necessary reduction in overs. If a minimum of 10 overs cannot be bowled to the team batting second, the match will continue on the reserve day from the point where it was interrupted. Should the match be washed out entirely, India and South Africa will be declared joint winners.’
With both teams hungry for a long-awaited title, the weather could become the deciding factor in this high-stakes encounter. Fans worldwide will be hoping for clear skies as the cricketing giants vie for glory in Barbados.

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