The day has finally arrived. It’s June 18 and time for the World Test Championship (WTC) final. The two teams that will have a faceoff are India and New Zealand. The venue for the five-day summit clash is the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. With the top teams awaiting the big challenge, the stakes are high and so is the excitement among the fans for the much-anticipated contest. However, there’s a problem: rains.
The interest around the weather forecast among fans for Southampton is sky high and understandably so. Will the Test finals be wiped out? Will the fans have to wait for action?
Day 1: June 18
Dark clouds are expected in the sky on the first day of the WTC final. The temperature is expected to hover between 11 and 16 degree Celsius. A couple of passing showers and thunderstorms are expected. A few overs in the day’s play will be affected by the weather.
With the rains and thunderstorms expected on Day 1, fans are worried and they have taken to memes to do away with their dampening spirits.
— R O H i T 🇮🇳🚩 (@Bhakt_Mhadev_ka) June 18, 2021
Meanwhile rain at Southampton to everyone: pic.twitter.com/jEZiCPtdH7
— Debanshi Biswas (@BiswasDebanshi) June 18, 2021
Amrita Rao Ronaldo Jal lijiye
Rain Gods in UK
— Sagar (@sagarcasm) June 18, 2021
Mean While Rain : pic.twitter.com/0lUsav1CGl
— Aryan (@aryn_vrm) June 18, 2021
Everyone getting Over excited & hyping #WTCFinal *Me who have curbed my enthusiasm knowing rain's gonna be around the corner and Draw is on the card 😁😂 pic.twitter.com/xGHtNI5dlk— Scribbled Heart (@OmkarHazare1) June 18, 2021
Meanwhile rain at Southampton pic.twitter.com/tDrZFb2XDD
— Aamir.Shaikh.05🇮🇳 (@Aamir_Shaikh_05) June 18, 2021
You can catch the weather report for the rest of the days here.