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Only match world cares about: Pakistan square off against India in T20 World Cup

Sunny skies return for the biggest match of the tournament
Updated 23 Oct, 2022 12:11pm

Arch rivals Pakistan and India square off against each other in Melbourne today. The match has become a must-see for not only fans from either country but also fans of the sport and sporting fans in general. Follow along for our live coverage of the tournament.

Often dubbed to be the match of the tournament - irrespective of how any of the other matches go, even the final, this match will begin in a few hours.

Pakistani and Indian fans from across the world have flown in specifically to watch the match.

Many fans have already reached the stadium and are waiting for the gates to open.

While they wait, many fans have gathered and are singing songs and dancing to the beat of drums while decked out in Pakistani shirts and colors.

‘Bad news India, no rain today’

In the week leading to the match, there was a prediction for heavy rains.

With several matches washed out already, there was apprehension that this all-important match would be washed out too.

But the weather forecast has lowered chances of rain on Sunday morning, and fans are optimistic that there will not be any rain.

One fan said that there was a 100% chance of rain forecasted for Saturday, but it never rained, so they are hopeful it won’t rain today.

After a while, the clouds dissipated to show blue skies and the sun came out to shine over the stadium.

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