India vs Pakistan, ICC Champions Trophy, Birmingham - Weather Report
The 2017 ICC Champions Trophy game between India - Pakistan at Edgbaston was interrupted three times due to rain. The tournament has already seen the Australia vs New Zealand clash ending in no result because of rain.icc champions trophy 2017 Updated: Jun 04, 2017 23:55 IST
The mouth-watering clash of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 — India v Pakistan at Edgbaston — was interrupted three times due to rain. In the end, the defending champions came out victorious with some excellent performances from their top four batsmen. (ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India vs Pakistan Highlights) (ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India vs Pakistan Scorecard)
--> India, after being asked to bat, were 46/0 in 9.5 overs before rain halted play.
--> After the restart at 16:30 hrs IST, half-centuries from Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan helped India to 173/1 (33.1 overs) before constant drizzle stopped play yet again.
--> The match was reduced to 48 overs per side.
--> Chasing a revised target of 324, Pakistan started well (22/0 in 4.5 overs) before rain interrupted the game for the third time.
--> With this, Pakistan’s target got further revised to 289 in 41 overs.
--> India thrashed Pakistan by 124 runs (D/L) in their first game of the tournament.
Rain playing spoilsport was the last thing fans would have wanted.
The ICC Champions Trophy has already seen the Australia vs New Zealand clash ending in no result due to rain.