The sky became cloudier. At the Melbourne Cricket Ground, rain has rarely been more enjoyable (MCG). Not that they lucked out; they deserved the victory.
At the T20 World Cup on Wednesday, Ireland shocked England when rain forced an early conclusion with the English five runs behind the score.
The so-called "descendant of Jesus" makes an idyllic lap picture. Lorcan Tucker of Ireland faced India on his U-19 World Cup debut.
Jos Buttler made a flash but veered away. Alex Hales was caught at square leg after failing to control a pull to a ball that was slanted across him.