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Tarouba Weather Report: Will rain disrupt play during SA vs AFG clash at Brian Lara Cricket Academy?

Tarouba Weather Report: Will rain disrupt play during SA vs AFG clash at Brian Lara Cricket Academy?

Will the first semifinal of the T20 World Cup be washed out due to rain? Let us take a look at how the weather will turn out

Tarouba Weather Report: Aiden Markram-led South Africa is all set to face Rashid Khan’s Afghanistan in the T20 World Cup 2024 semifinal at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba, Trinidad & Tobago. Afghanistan secured the semifinal spot following an 8-run victory over Bangladesh in the final Super 8 match on Monday. Ahead of the SA vs AFG game, let us take a look at the weather report for the game.

SA vs AFG: Tarouba Weather Report

The first semifinal appears to be clear and safe from any threat of rainfall. However, it is expected to remain cloudy, especially in night. With the game set to be played from 8:30 PM Local Time to 12 AM Local Time, there’s a bleak possibility of having an uninterrupted match on Wednesday (June 26) night although the forecast predicts cloudy weather. The average temperature during the match is expected to be around 27°C, with rain chances ranging from a maximum of 14% to a minimum of 9%.

SA vs AFG Weather Report at a glance

TimeTemperature (°C)Rain Chance (%)Wind Speed (km/h)Conditions
8PM – 9PM2797Clear
9PM – 10 PM2795Clear
10PM- 11 PM26104Mostly Clear
11 PM – 12 AM26144Mostly Clear
12 AM- 1AM26124Partly Cloudy
1 AM- 2 AM26124Partly Cloudy

What if SA vs AFG is disrupted?

If rain disrupts play during the SA vs AFG semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2024, there are measures in place to ensure a result is still possible. If there’s only a slight delay, the game can continue using an additional 60 minutes on the scheduled match day, Wednesday, June 26. Since the semi-final is a night game, this extra hour will help complete the match.

If the game still can’t be finished, it will be moved to Thursday, June 27, with 190 minutes allocated for play. For a result to be valid in a reduced-overs scenario, each team must have played at least 10 overs. This ensures that even with weather interruptions, the semi-final and final can proceed fairly.


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