World Cup 2019, India vs Pakistan in pictures: Halogen lamps dry up Old Trafford outfield on match eve

Following incessant showers, halogen lamps were used to dry the Old Trafford outfield on the eve of the India vs Pakistan World Cup 2019 match on June 16.

It rained in Manchester late on Friday night, and the forecast for the India vs Pakistan match at Old Trafford in Manchester on June 16 is: “light rain showers and a moderate breeze.” Photo: IMAGE SOLUTIONS R
Halogen lamps are being used to dry up the outfield at Old Trafford on the eve of the India-Pakistan World Cup 2019 match. Photo: IMAGE SOLUTIONS R
Heavy rains lashed Manchester on Saturday afternoon. More rains are forecast for Sunday morning. India's World Cup 2019 match against New Zealand at Trent Bridge, Nottingham was washed out without a ball being bowled. Both India and Pakistan would hope the rains relent on match day. Photo: IMAGE SOLUTIONS R
The Cricket World Cup 2019, with four rained out matches, already has the most number of no result/abandoned games since the tournament started in 1975. Photo: IMAGE SOLUTIONS R