Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected in Bristol for most of the day on Friday as Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in their third game of the World Cup 2019. Both teams have had a mixed start to the mega event and are eyeing 2 crucial points to enhance their chances of a semi-final berth.
After a disastrous performance against West Indies, Sarfraz Ahmed and company bounced back in style to overpower the tournament favourites, England. This win against the hosts has given a new ray of hope to the depleted Pakistan fans who saw their team lose almost a dozen One Day Internationals in a row.
Bristol is usually a high-scoring venue but there has been rain in the western parts of England for most of the week which will surely affect the ground preparations.
Much to the disappointment of thousands of Pakistani and Sri Lankan fans who have bought tickets for this match, the Met Office believes there is 90 percent chance of heavy rain from 7 am to 1 pm which is more than likely to result in a washout.
Pakistan are widely predicted to topple the Lankan lions in case the rain does not intervene. However, as the weather forecast stands right now, it appears as if both teams will have to share a point each.