IND vs AUS 3rd ODI Weather Forecast: India defeated Steve Smith’s Australia by five wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday (March 17). However, the visiting came back to level the series in the second ODI at the Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy Stadium. The second ODI in Vishakhapatnam saw Team India suffer one of the heaviest losses in the history of the 50-over game. The Men in Blue are now gearing up to battle Australia in the series’ third and final ODI. Here, in this article, we discuss IND vs AUS 2nd ODI Weather forecast, Rain Chances, and Pitch Report.
India’s batting performance on the Visakhapatnam pitch was awful, as they were bowled out for just 117, and the bowlers were never able to add anything to the game because they were not provided enough options on that type of surface. Not the pitch or our bowlers, it was our batsmen who were pitiful. The Australian batsmen afterward proved the pitch’s suitability for batting by chasing down the 117 within just 11 overs and, more significantly, without losing a single wicket.
Undoubtedly that the visitors will be relatively confident coming into the final ODI, but given that team India has a history of winning series-deciding games in previous White Ball series, one may expect a neck-to-neck encounter on Wednesday.
Team India will play Australia in the third one-day international at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on March 22 (Wednesday) with the series tied at one-all. Team India will seek to take the series and uphold their record of winning bilateral series at home.
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IND vs AUS 3rd ODI Weather Update
The weather for March 22 (Wednesday) forecasts mainly sunny, hot, and humid conditions with scattered thunderstorms on matchday and the days before the game. Although there are no indications of rain currently, it might rain. Temperatures may top out at 32° C during the day and dip to a low of 29° C at night. Humidity is expected to hover around 80% and it is a windy day.
IND vs AUS 3rd ODI Rain Chances
No rain is expected on the match day but it will be overcast morning on that day. The chances of rain are 20-25% in the morning with thunderstorms but no signs of rain as of now. However, humidity is at a high number i.e., 80%+ during the match hours and it is definitely going to test the players’ fitness.
IND vs AUS 3rd ODI Pitch Report
The pitch at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium has typically been on the slower side during the last few years. The action has been heavily influenced by spinners. Chasing totals has proven to be difficult at this field since the dry pitch is getting slower as the game goes on.
Batting in the first innings ought to be quite easy. Batters will be able to control the bounce and hit through the line. While the pacers will need to rely on their variations later in the game, this will also be a favorable opportunity for them to gain ground. The 21 completed ODIs at this location have resulted in an average score of 259 runs.
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