Southampton Weather Update: The third day’s play was also called off ahead of schedule due to poor light on the ground. The third day’s play was delayed by half an hour due to a wet outfield.
Chances of rain in Southampton on the fourth day may be the first and third sessions
Rain has also played an important role in the first three days of the World Test Championship final being played between India and New Zealand. The first day’s play was canceled due to rain, while the second and third day’s play had to be called off due to poor light.
New Zealand (India vs New Zealand WTC Final) scored 101 for 2 in the first innings till the end of the third day’s play. Both his openers Tom Latham and Devon Conway added 70 runs for the first wicket. Latham was dismissed for 30 while Conway contributed 54 runs. The Kiwis are still 116 runs behind India’s first innings. Team India scored 217 runs in the first innings.
Weather be like in Southampton on the fourth day?
According to AccuWeather (Southampton Weather Update), there is a possibility of rain on June 21 as well. The game of the first and third sessions may get spoiled due to rain. In the second session, there will be clouds in the sky, while rain is expected in the morning and evening.
There is a 60 percent chance of rain on Monday, the fourth day of the WTC Finals. While rain is expected from 10 am to 12-noon local time, the sky will remain cloudy from 1 pm to 3 pm. It may rain from 4 pm to 6 pm in the evening.
Day 3 names Kiwi team
After Kyle Jamieson’s ‘punch’, opener Devon Conway’s fifty-plus score in the third match in a row helped New Zealand win the third day of the World Test Championship (WTC) final against India.
The Indian bowlers did not get the swing like the Kiwi bowlers but they used the seam well. New Zealand’s opening pair Tom Latham (30 off 104 balls) and Conway (54 off 153 balls) however did not allow them to succeed for 34 overs and in the meantime added 70 runs. Jasprit Bumrah consistently bowled at 140 kmph, Ishant Sharma held a good line and length, while Mohammed Shami looked close to taking wickets with his accuracy.