WTC Final: Fans lash out at ICC after rain plays spoilsport on Day 1- check hilarious Twitter reactions

WTC Final, IND vs NZ: Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson eagerly waiting for weather forecast for next 5 days of World Test Championship Final

WTC Final: Fans lash out at ICC after rain plays spoilsport on Day 1- check hilarious Twitter reactions- Fans have expressed their anger at the International Cricket Council (ICC) after rain played a spoilsport on Day 1 of the WTC Final between India vs New Zealand at Ageas Bowl, Southampton today.

WTC Final LIVE: The match was slated to begin at 3 pm with the toss set to take place at around 2.30 pm but no play was possible till lunch on Day 1. The development was confirmed by the BCCI an hour ahead of the toss.

“Update: Unfortunately there will be no play in the first session on Day 1 of the ICC World Test Championship final. #WTC21,” BCCI tweeted.

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WTC Final LIVE: As soon as the BCCI dropped the message on Twitter, netizens were quick to ask questions to the ICC.

“Who scheduled this important game of test cricket,” a user wrote on the micro-blogging site along with pictures of the week-long weather report.

Notably, It has been raining since Thursday evening in Southampton and situation was same on Friday.

WTC Final LIVE: Rain is forecasted on all five days of the game, that’s why ICC has added a reserve day on June 23 but in case of a no-result, the Test Championship will be shared.

“The Reserve Day has been scheduled to ensure five full days of play, and it will only be used if lost playing time cannot be recovered through the normal provisions of making up lost time each day. There will be no additional day’s play if a positive result is not achieved after five full days of play and the match will be declared a draw in such a scenario,” the ICC release on the playing conditions read.

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