NZ vs SL: Rain can take New Zealand out of the semi-final race, know the weather condition of Bengaluru

NZ vs SL Bengaluru Weather Forecast: The last league match of New Zealand vs Sri Lanka in the World Cup 2023 will be played today in Bengaluru. There is a possibility of rain during the match. If the match is washed out due to rain or the result is not in New Zealand's favor, then it may be out of the race for the semi-finals.

Nov 9, 2023 - 11:04
NZ vs SL: Rain can take New Zealand out of the semi-final race, know the weather condition of Bengaluru

World Cup 2023 has now reached the final round. Today the teams of New Zealand and Sri Lanka will play their last match in the league stage of the tournament. This match will be played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru from 2 pm. The Kiwi team has lost 4 consecutive matches, to remain in the race for the semi-finals, it will have to win this match at any cost. At the same time, even though the Sri Lankan team is out of the World Cup, it is necessary to win this match to qualify for the Champions Trophy. In such a situation, tough competition can be seen today. But, before this, news is coming that rain can cause disruption in this match.

The New Zealand team made a great start in the World Cup 2023 by winning the first four matches, but after that, its rhythm deteriorated so much that it had to face defeat in four consecutive matches. In the last match against Pakistan in Bengaluru, New Zealand batted first and set a target of 402 runs. In response, Pakistan team could score only 200 runs at the loss of one wicket when it started raining and the New Zealand team lost by 21 runs under Duckworth Lewis's rule. Similarly, rain in Bengaluru even today can spoil New Zealand's hopes.

Talking about today's weather in Bengaluru, the weather is going to be very bad during the match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. The Meteorological Department has expressed more than 70 percent probability of rain. There are chances of heavy rain between 2 pm and 6 pm. According to, there is a possibility of a thunderstorm at 1:30 p.m. In such a situation, the toss may also be delayed.

New Zealand Team Squad: Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Kane Williamson (captain), Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (wicketkeeper), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Kyle Jamieson, James Neesham, Will Young.

Sri Lanka Team Squad: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis (WK/Captain), Sadira Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjay de Silva, Mahish Theekshana, Dushmantha Chameera, Kasun Rajitha, Dilshan Madushanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dushan Hemantha, Chamika. Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Dunith Velalage.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Content Writer