IND vs AUS Day 1: The Kia Oval in London will host the IND vs AUS WTC Final 2023 from June 7–11. This is Team India’s second straight appearance in a WTC final, while it is Australia’s first. After the final, one of the two teams will be crowned as the new World Test Champions.
In the first WTC tournament final in 2021 at Southampton’s Rose Bowl, the Indian team just fell short against New Zealand by a margin of seven wickets. However, the game was shifted to the reserve day because the first day was entirely abandoned owing to lengthy weather delays.
The Kia Oval will host the WTC final game. The site has traditionally offered favorable batting conditions. For the first few days, bowlers will discover seam and swing movement. Australian pacers, with their skill sets, will certainly put the Indian batters to the test, as will Indian bowlers. The WTC 2023 Final is shaping up to be a memorable competition.
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Here we discuss the IND vs AUS Day 1 Weather Forecast, the Pitch Report of The Oval, England, and also where to watch the WTC Final.
IND vs AUS Day 1 Weather Forecast
WTC 2021-23 Final | India vs Australia Test match will be played at The Oval, London, England from June 7 to June 11 starting at 10:30 AM Local and 3:30 PM IST.
ACC TO WEATHER.COM, the weather is predicted to be slightly overcast towards the starting hour of the match. After one hour, the sky is expected to be crystal clear. There are 0% chances of rain throughout the day. The Temperature in the morning is expected to be at 16° C and rise up to 21° C in the evening.
Winds with a speed of around 16-17KMPH will gust towards East-North East. Humidity will also stay at the average rate of 50%-60%. So, we can expect a pretty healthy and decent day to begin the WTC Final.
IND vs AUS Day 1 Pitch Report
The Kennington Oval has served as the site of the most test matches. Even though the location is known for high scoring, there is still much for the bowlers to enjoy. Given that England’s weather is always varying and unexpected, it is difficult to forecast whether the ball or the bat would dominate. In other words, the pitch helps both the bowlers and the batsmen. The result of the toss is important given the circumstance.
This was a reference to the typical behavior of the Oval’s pitch. Pictures of the Pitch that have gone popular online show that it is clearly a green top. While the seamers will surely love bowling, the batsmen will struggle in the middle. The worst thing that can happen to a batsman is an overcast morning. It will undoubtedly be a bowlers’ paradise.
Where to Watch IND vs AUS WTC Final?
The live-action will be broadcasted by the Star Sports Network. The Disney + Hotstar app and website are going to provide live streaming of the IND vs AUS World Test Championship final. Fans would need to pay a membership fee to watch the WTC final, in contrast to JioCinema’s free live streaming of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023.
For more details head to ICC’s official website.