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What is 250-minute rule of ICC for IND vs ENG T20 World Cup semi-final?

What is 250-minute rule of ICC for IND vs ENG T20 World Cup semi-final?

If the IND vs ENG semi-final match is delayed due to rain, no overs will be cut until 250 minutes after the scheduled match time.

The India and England semi-final of the T20 World Cup is under the threat of rain, which could affect the game and delay the marquee clash in Guyana on Super Sunday. To prevent the game from being disrupted by rain, the ICC has introduced a 250-minute rule, as there is no reserve day for the knockouts. What is the 250-minute rule and how could it help ensure the IND vs ENG game takes place? Read this article to find out.

What is 250-minute rule?

The ICC has announced a 250-minute rule for the IND vs ENG semi-final, meaning an additional 250 minutes will be allocated to complete the match despite rain interruptions.

According to this rule, no overs will be lost in the India and England match until 250 minutes after the scheduled end time, which extends the playtime until 1:10 AM.

What will happen if IND vs ENG game washed out?

If, despite the 250-minute rule, rain still prevents the game from proceeding, India will advance to the final against South Africa as they have won all 3 of their games in the Super 8.

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Why there is no reserve day for IND vs ENG semi-final?

Since the second semi-final will be played on the morning of June 27 (local time) and the final will be played on the morning of June 29, the reserved day would be June 28. This means that the winning team will have to travel from Guyana to Barbados on the same day to reach Barbados for the final against the Proteas.

IND vs ENG rain prediction

The match is expected to be significantly impacted by rain, with a 90% chance of precipitation. Additionally, there is a 21% chance of thunderstorms.

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