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What happens if India vs Australia Super 8 match gets washed out?

What happens if India vs Australia Super 8 match gets washed out?

India have advantage if rain plays spoilsport in their crucial tie against Australia in their final Super 8 game of the T20 World Cup

India are all set to take on Australia in their final fixture of the Super 8 stage of the T20 World Cup. The encounter, which is a must-win for both sides in order to make it to the semi-finals, faces the threat of rain potentially playing a spoilsport. A result in their favour is essential for Marsh and co. to seal a spot in the semi-finals after being handed an upset by Afghanistan.

What happens if India vs Australia is washed out?

If rain does decide to play spoilsport in the game at St. Lucia, then both teams will get one point each. This would mean India will be through to the semi-finals while it will signal the end of the tournament for Australia. The winner of Bangladesh vs Afghanistan will then occupy the second semi-final spot from Group 1.

India have four points and a net run run rate of +2.425 currently while Australia have 2 points and a NRR of +0.223. Afghanistan are also on 2 points with a NRR of -0.650 while BAN have zero points.

Is there a reserve day for IND vs AUS?

No, there is no reserve day in place for the Super 8 tie between India and Australia. The only reserve days allotted are for the first semi-final and the final of the tournament.

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Will rain play spoilsport in St. Lucia?

The match is scheduled for June 24 at 8 PM IST, which corresponds to 10:30 AM local time in St. Lucia. According to Accuweather, Gros Islet is expected to experience thunderstorms in spots during Monday morning, accompanied by mostly windy and humid conditions with periods of clouds and sun.

Rain is anticipated around 8 AM local time, but the weather is expected to clear up, becoming bright and somewhat cloudy with sunny intervals thereafter. The chances of rain during the match is relatively low, with chances at around 14%.

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