India vs Pakistan, World Cup 2019: Manchester weather looks promising for marquee clash

India's has had an upper hand over Pakistan in World Cups and will be hoping weather doesn't play spoilsport on June 16.

"There’ll be some sunny spells on Sunday and it’ll feel warm in the sunshine, with temperatures rising to around 17 or 18 Celsius," informed a British Met official.   -  AP

India's World Cup 2019 match against New Zealand was called off due to persistent showers. However, the forecast for Virat Kohli and Co.'s marquee clash against arch-rival Pakistan looks promising at the moment.

"The weather will turn warmer and brighter through the weekend with the return of some sunshine, very welcome after what has been a dull and wet week," a British Met official informed.

"There’ll be some sunny spells on Sunday and it’ll feel warm in the sunshine, with temperatures rising to around 17 or 18 Celsius. A few showers are likely to develop at times though and some of these could be heavy with thunder possible," he added.

India's has had an upper hand over Pakistan in World Cups, with a 100 per cent win record and will be hoping weather doesn't play spoilsport on June 16.

H2H Record

1992, Sydney: India beats Pakistan by 43 runs

1996, Bangalore: India beats Pakistan by 39 runs

1999, Manchester: India beats Pakistan by 47 runs

2003, Centurion: Pakistan lost to India by six wickets

2011, Mohali: India beats Pakistan by 29 runs

2015, Adelaide: India beats Pakistan by 76 runs