Could rain play spoilsport in the Pakistan-England T20 World Cup final?

The T20 World Cup final contenders - Pakistan and England - are set to face off in the blockbuster game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground tomorrow, but there is a strong chance of rain playing a spoilsport on the big day.

According to Australia's Bureau of Meteorology, the likelihood of showers occurring in Melbourne is 100 per cent on Nov 13. The match is scheduled to start at 7pm (Australia time) and 1pm (PST).

The forecast from the Bureau of Meteorology at 3pm, Nov 12.

The Australian met office has predicted the sky would remain cloudy with a very high chance of showers. 'The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe with heavy falls.'

The tournament has already seen a slew of Super 12 matches washed out, though the semi-finals passed without disruption in Sydney and Adelaide.

Now, what next?

While the forecast could put a dampener on the crowd at the MCG, organisers will plough ahead with the starting time of 7pm local time (1:00pm Pakistan time, 0800GMT) on Sunday and hope each side can squeeze 10 overs in, the minimum required for the...

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