The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to Twitter to stated that the first session on Day 1 will not be played. The board also provides an update on the weather forecast in Southampton.
This happens when India and New Zealand are all set to play the most awaited World Test Championship, but unfortunately the weather is not working in anyone's favour. With heavy rain pouring down in Southampton ahead of Day 1 play.
BCCI tweeted: "Good morning from Southampton. We are just over an hour away from the scheduled start of play but It continues to drizzle here. The match officials are on the field now. #WTC21."
"Update: Unfortunately there will be no play in the first session on Day 1 of the ICC World Test Championship final. #WTC21," BCCI further added.