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India vs New Zealand WTC final Day 3: Match delayed by half an hour due to wet outfield

Bad light prompted frequent interruptions after a heavy downpour led to a complete washout on the first day on Friday.

Published: 20th June 2021 03:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th June 2021 06:04 PM   |  A+A-

Virat Kohli's men are currently playing in their sixth series of the WTC cycle, having won 10 matches, lost four and drawn one. (Photo | BCCI)

Team India. (Photo | BCCI)

By PTI

SOUTHAMPTON: The start of third day's play between India and New Zealand in the World Test Championships final on Sunday was delayed by half an hour due to wet outfield and will now start at 3:30 pm IST.

On the second day, only 64.4 overs of play were possible with India finishing at 146 for 3.

Skipper Virat Kohli was batting on 44 while vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane was unbeaten on 29.

Bad light prompted frequent interruptions after a heavy downpour led to a complete washout on the first day on Friday.

The reserve sixth day will now come into effect.



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