India will take on New Zealand in the third T20I in Napier, which will be cloudy throughout the day
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India and New Zealand will lock horns in the third and final match of the T20 series in NapierIndia are coming off from a 65-run win in the second T20I and will be eyeing a series winA sunny Napier welcomed both sides but clouds will be a regular feature on Tuesday, November 22The rain has played more than Team India and New Zealand in the ongoing T20 series between the two sides. after the first match was washed out due to rain, the weather gods opened up in the second game in Mount Maunganui as well. However, thankfully for everyone involved, it was just a passing shower and the packed crowd at Bay Oval witnessed a full game and got to witness a Suryakumar Yadav special. The two teams arrived in sunny Napier after enduring a few days of overcast and inclement weather in Wellington and Tauranga. However, the clouds showed up on the matchday on Tuesday, November 22 in Napier as well. Since the sun is peeping through currently, it’s a good news as the match is likely to go ahead as scheduled. But, there is a rain prediction as the day progresses.In the evening, the probability of precipitation increases from one percent to 100, with the downpour in the night, especially to be of around 3 hours. There’s a thunderstorm prediction in the night as well, according to Accuweather. However, according to the weather forecast of the met department, it will be overcast in the evening with some late-night showers, which means the match will start on time, but may see an interruption later on.Napier weather
The weather in Napier is much warmer than Mount Maunganui. The temperatures will hover around a high of 26 and a low of 15 degrees with a cloud cover to remain throughout the day. A full 40-over game is on the cards but yes, the rain might make its presence felt, especially in the second innings.
Team India after winning the second T20I by 65 runs will by flying high, given how dominant the performance was. Hardik Pandya and Co. will be eyeing a series sweep against a Kane Williamson-less New Zealand in the finale on what is considered one of the best batting surfaces in the country.