However, as per weather forecast, the rain is likely to subside by lunchtime on Thursday which means at least a curtailed game remains a possibility. However, all the eyes would be on the rain that has forced three washouts in the tournament so far.
India and New Zealand are going to face off against each other in a World Cup after 16 years. We will be updating on the Nottinghamshire weather forecast hour by hour for cricket fans. Table toppers New Zealand have won all three of their matches in the tournament too - albeit against easier opposition in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The rain has eased down somewhat and also the rain prediction in Nottinghamshire has reduced to 40%, earlier it was around 90%.
However, the Kiwis do own a victory against the Men in Blue in a warm up game heading into the tournament after superb spells from Trent Boult up top and James Neesham in the middle overs restricted them to a mere 179 runs - a total New Zealand chased down easily.
However, the chance of rain is still around if not heavy light showers are expected and that could hamper the play at Nottingham. The weather in Nottingham today will be cold and around 13 degrees.
When is the India vs New Zealand World Cup 2019 match?
Dhawan´s injury is a blow to Virat Kohli´s side, who will play New Zealand on Thursday before taking on arch rivals Pakistan in Manchester on Sunday.
The India vs New Zealand World Cup 2019 match will be telecast on the Star Sports Network.
Williamson said the performance was an improvement on the previous two wins and his Black Caps were building nicely for their next match in Nottingham against 2011 champion India.