England players react after Jos Buttler of England stumped Mitchell Marsh of Australia during the ICC Men's T20 Cricket World Cup West Indies & USA 2024 match between Australia and England at Kensington Oval on June 08, 2024 in Bridgetown, Barbados.

England andOman will face off in an important Group B fixture of the 2024 T20 World Cup at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Thursday (June 13) – here’s the latest rain and weather forecast for the ENG vs OMA match.

ENG vs OMA: Latest rain updates in Antigua

Match day, 1:30 pm local time: There has been some rain in Antigua during the morning of the game. However, the toss was able to take place on time under broken clouds, with England chosing to bowl first.


ENG vs OMA: Weather forecast 

BBC Weather predicts the chance of precipitation for the match to be 23 per cent during playing hours. They predict temperature highs of 30 degrees Celsius, with “thundery showers and a gentle breeze”.

The Weather Channel too predicts a 23 per cent chance of precipitation in Saint George, Antigua during the day.

According to Accuweather, the weather is going to be "partly sunny" during the day except for "a morning thunderstorm in parts of the area". There is a 41 per cent probability of precipitation.

What happens if the ENG vs OMA game is washed out?

In case of a washout, both England and Oman will be handed one point each. So far, two matches at the 2024 men’s T20 World Cup have been called off due to rain; England vs Scotland on June 4 and Sri Lanka vs Nepal on June 11. However, there have been delays due to rain in other matches.

A washout against Scotland in their campaign opener, followed by a loss against Australia, has complicated England’s road to the Super Eights. With Australia already into the second round and Namibia and Oman out of contention, the second place will be contested between Scotland and England.

For England to qualify, they need to win both their matches and Scotland need to lose theirs. They also need to overtake Scotland in net run rateIf the match gets called off due to inclement weather, then Scotland will qualify because of having more points compared to England. 

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