ICC World Cup 2019 started out on a great note, with fans from all corners of the cricketing world tuning in to witness some of the best teams take each other head-on at the greatest platform there is in the sport.
Sadly, the infamous English weather took over and literally washed out all the excitement and entertainment right out of the quadrennial tournament.
Exactly how bad are the weather conditions in England?
Well, in the last four days, we have only seen one match and less than eight overs of another match in total with eight teams getting one point each without putting in zero to negligible effort all due to the rains disrupting some of the greatest matches of the Cricket World Cup, one of which included the clash between the two teams that remain undefeated during the ongoing contest ie, India and Pakistan.
Things have become so frustrating that it is almost comical now. Indian bowling all-rounder Kedar Jadhav even pushed out a video on the internet requesting the heavy, non-stop rains to move to Maharashtra and let them play cricket.June 13, 2019
In the same comical tone, the fans of the Men in Blue have begun a fun banter with the supporters of Sarfaraz Ahmed's Pakistan cricket team, letting them know that their chances of winning against Virat Kohli and the Indian cricket team are extremely slim.
They went on to say that the only way for Team Pakistan to save themselves from a horrible and humiliating loss at the hands of the Bleed Blue army, is to pray that the downpour happens once again at Old Trafford, Manchester on Father's Day, this Sunday.
This Sunday, the best way for Pakistan to avoid defeat in the match against India is to pray for rain, which is likely to spoil the game. Otherwise, Pakistan's defeat is sure.— Dr. Ashok Dhamija (@ashokdhamija) June 14, 2019
There is possibility that Pakistan will have a happy memory in this world cup. And may gain points against India
There is plenty of chance for rain and match being washed out.
Pakistan praying for rain and India showing them way to a na pakistan Train— MUKESH SURANA (@mukeshsurana) June 14, 2019 June 14, 2019
Only rain can save pakistan team from team india..#CWC— Puneet Suri (@Puneetsuri1) June 13, 2019
All jokes aside, India versus Pakistan is arguably the biggest match of World Cup 2019, maybe even bigger than the tournament final and if unfortunately, the rain does washout the Father's Day main event, the World Cup might lose out on whatever viewership it is enjoying right now.