IND vs AUS 2nd ODI Weather Update: The three-match IND vs AUS ODI series was opened beautifully with a compelling low-scoring fixture in Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on March 17. Although India managed to pull off the victory in the 1st ODI, at times it seemed to have gone Australia’s way. The victory got India up and running in the ODI series with a 1-0 lead and now both IND and AUS are off to their second venue – Vishakhapatnam. Down below is everything you need to know about IND vs AUS 2nd ODI Weather Update, Rain Chances and Pitch Report.
The IND vs AUS 2nd ODI is set to be held in Vishakhapatnam’s Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium on March 19 (Sunday). The contest between India and Australia will begin at 1:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
With India taking up the lead in the first match itself, Australia will be under the pump to perform highly and win the second encounter to keep the series alive. Importantly, Australia has lost the test series recently and they would want to leave India empty-handed, which makes the ongoing IND vs AUS ODI series important for the visitors.
IND vs AUS 2nd ODI Weather Update
Vishakhapatnam is expected to see some showers on March 19. The temperature will hover around 26 degrees during the day and is anticipated to drop to 23 degrees celsius during the night. Sky will be mostly covered throughout the day on March 19th. Humidity is predicted to be around 94 per cent.
IND vs AUS 2nd ODI Rain Chances
The city of Vishakhapatnam is expected to witness good rain showers and thunderstorms on the match day. The chances of rain throughout the day will hover around 31-51 per cent. However, there is as high as an 80 per cent chance of rain during the day and 49 per cent at night.
IND vs AUS 2nd ODI Pitch Report
Over the years, trends show Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium to be a batting-friendly surface. However, there has been some help for the spinners too. The ground dimensions aren’t too big which makes it easy for the batters to smack the bowlers out of the park. The average first innings score at this venue is clocked at 265 while it drops to 257 in the second innings. Clearly, opting to bat first would be the ideal choice for the captain who wins the toss.
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Head to BCCI’s official website for more details.