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Highlights, India vs New Zealand, 2019 World Cup: Match called off due to rain

Highlights, India vs New Zealand, 2019 World Cup: Here you will get score and updates from IND Vs NZ Live World Cup match from Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Stay tuned for ball-by-ball commentary of the World Cup match between India and New Zealand.

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New Delhi Updated on: June 13, 2019 19:59 IST
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Live Cricket Score, India vs New Zealand, 2019 World Cup: Rain delays toss in Nottingham

Highlights, India vs New Zealand, 2019 World Cup: Hello and welcome to our coverage of India vs New Zealand, 2019 World Cup Match 18 from Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Stay tuned for updates and ball-by-ball commentary fro the IND vs NZ clash. Inclement weather and the wet outfield has delayed the start of the ICC World Cup game between India and New Zealand on Thursday. An inspection was scheduled for 3 pm IST but was put off after it started raining again. The outfield is pretty wet and is expected to take time to dry up as there's no sunshine. After heavy showers in the past two days, Thursday has been relatively drier although it remains overcast. Even if the match happens, it is expected to be a curtailed one as there is a forecast of intermittent showers through the day. It will be a cracker of a contest between the two teams. Follow all the score and updates from India vs New Zealand match here. (When and Where to live stream IND vs NZ)

India vs New Zealand, Highlights from Nottingham: Match called off due to rain

19.33 IST: What an anti-climax this has turned out to be. This is the fourth washout in this edition of the World Cup - the highest a World Cup has ever seen. India and New Zealand have shared points, and Virat Kohli's side has now climbed up to 3rd position in the point-table with 5 points. New Zealand remains first with 7 points, while Australia are 2nd.

19.30 IST: OFFICIAL: Match abandoned due to rain. 

19.13 IST: UPDATE: Next inspection to take place at 7:30 PM, which is about 17 minutes from now. The ground staff has stopped working, which probably hints that the chances for a match are a bare minimum. 

17.18 IST: Sadly, it has been raining again, and this time, the showers are rather steady. It looks increasingly likely that we may not see the action today.

17.09 IST: The wait continues. The umpires have decided that the outfield is still wet. Lunch will be taken at 5:30 PM IST, and the next inspection will take place at 6 PM IST.

17.02 IST: The umpires are out.

UPDATE: The covers are off. It is still cloudy, but we will have the next inspection in 10 minutes.

16.21 IST: Inspection game continues as the next scheduled time is 12:30 local, 17:00 IST.

15.54 IST: Latest Update, Covers are off again as the sky is clean for now.

15.37 IST: Err, there's a slight drizzle, and the covers are back. As it stands, the inspection scheduled at 4 PM IST might be postponed.

15.30 IST: Good news. The covers are slowly coming off, and umpires will conduct the inspection at 4 PM IST.

14.53 IST: BAD NEWS as the drizzle starts again, covers are back on and inspection to be postponed

14.42 IST: Indian fans are happy as there is no rain in Nottingham right now.

14.37 IST: Toss delayed due to a wet outfield, next inspection at 15.00 IST.

14.34 IST: Lockie Ferguson will be aiming to make his birthday special

14.18 IST: GREAT NEWS! Covers are off now

14.02 IST: Weather Alert! No rain right now!

13.48 IST: Flamboyant Hardik Pandya only needs World Cup trophy in his hands on July 14th.

 

13.15 IST: Meet the captain cool from New Zealand- Kane Williamson

12.48 IST: Rain does not stop Simon Doull to give some special insights from India's net session.

12.42 IST: Some refreshing images from India's net session from yesterday.

12.35 IST: Veteran Ross Taylor is all excited for the clash against India.

Match Preview: Virat Kohli says his job is simple: When India is fielding, he merely chooses which teammate bowls next and lets them rip. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah soften up the opposition openers. Spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal build frustration through the middle overs. Allrounders Hardik Pandya and Kedar Jadhav probe for errors. The formula has worked impressively in the Cricket World Cup against Australia and South Africa, so far. (Read Full Preview)

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