McLean Park Napier weather today: What is the weather forecast for NZ vs NED 1st T20I in Napier?

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McLean Park Napier Weather: The SportsRush brings the weather forecast for 1st NZ vs NED T20I to you.

The Netherlands, who have played one ODI and one T20I each against New Zealand in the past, will face them for the first time in an away match today. In what will be the Netherlands’ first-ever T20I in New Zealand, the one-off match will be their third international match in any format in New Zealand.

Napier, who last hosted Bangladesh in a T20I a year ago, will host the Netherlands for the first time. As for the hosts, the Black Caps have both won and lost two of their four T20Is at this venue so far.

With many of their players absent to take part in the 15th season of the Indian Premier League, a weakened Kiwi side should still be able to provide tough competition for the Netherlands at McLean Park. Readers should note that both teams will lock horns in a T20I after no less than seven years.

McLean Park Napier weather today

A tour that means a lot to visiting players, the first T20I could end up facing the weather in Napier. In addition to rain in the city right now, there is also an “orange heavy rain warning” for today.

That said, a huge sigh of relief for players and fans alike is that the rain should ease by evening. Currently around 50%, the chance of rain is expected to increase to 75% in the next two hours or so according to AccuWeather.

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Scheduled to kick off at 7:10 p.m. (local time), the match will start with an anticipated 16% chance of rain. It is worth mentioning that the same is expected to dip into the mid-single digits late overnight. Therefore, expect players to compete in a full match, even if it is cut short by rain, assuming the weather forecast holds.

Hourly weather in Napier

7:00 p.m. – 17 degrees (Cold).

8:00 p.m. – 17 degrees (Cold).

9:00 p.m. – 17 degrees (Cold).

10 p.m. – 17 degrees (Cold).

11 p.m. – 17 degrees (Cold).

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