Rain rules of CWC 2019: What comes out if Semi-finals and Final washed out
Since rain has been playing spoil sport in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, teams are engaged calculating risk factors of being washed out.
Till to date, three matches of CWC 2019 were called off due to incessant rain which is, however, a record; in no other World Cup previously, so many were abandoned due to rain.
Teams who lost probable vital points might cost them the semi-final place at the end.
As the greater part of the tournament is yet to be staged, weather forecasts continues threatening the calculation.
1. With rain being a big threat, there is a big possibility that more than one team might end up with same points at the end of the league stage. In such a scenario, the team which will progress ahead will be decided on:
• Number of wins
• Net Run-rate
• Head-to-head result
• Pre-tournament seeding
2. There are no reserve days for league games but there will be extra days for the semifinals and the final. Consequently, the teams will have an opportunity to finish the game if the scheduled day is washed out.
3. In case a game ends in a tie during the league stage, both the teams will get one point. However, in the semifinals and final they will play the one-over decided, called Super Over.
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