India practiced in perfect dry conditions on the eve of the match on Saturday, and the forecast for Sunday is much promising compared to the wet conditions Melbourne experienced earlier in the week.
It wasn’t a match day but hundreds of Indian fans turned up to watch #TeamIndia nets today at the MCG. 🇮🇳🥁👏… https://t.co/OLsVZWGjJt
— BCCI (@BCCI) 1666448628000
As per the latest Melbourne weather update from the Bureau of Meteorology of the Australian Government, there are “70% chances of showers, most likely this evening”.
“Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast suburbs. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.”
The mouth-watering clash at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground is the first match of this T20 World Cup for both the teams.
The group stage of the tournament does not have any reserve days for matches affected by weather conditions.