India vs England: When rain almost defeated cricket
India beat England by 5 runs to win the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 but not before rain threatened to play spoilsport at Edgbaston.
India beat England by 5 runs to win the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 but not before rain threatened to play spoilsport at Edgbaston. (All images AP and AFP)
Ground staff adjust the covers at Edgbaston as rain delays start of play between India and England.
A member of the ground staff removes water from the field under overcast conditions.
The pitch is still covered to avoid water from seeping in as the staff await further orders.
Indian fans look on as the pitch is covered due to the rain interruption.
An Indian fan looks expectantly at the heavens as she looks forward to the final between India and England at Edgbaston.
An Indian fan draped in the Tri-colour walks among the puddles around the stadium ahead of the final between India and England.
Fans take cover beneath umbrellas as they hope to get in some cricket at the final.