IND vs PAK: The clash of two heavyweights of the world cricket, it is India vs Pakistan! India and Pakistan are all set to lock horns against each other at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo today on 10th September. This high-stake Super 4s match is under threat of heavy rain just like their first outing in this Asia Cup 2023. So, here we present you the IND vs PAK Weather Forecast And Pitch Report Of R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.
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Today, on 10th September, cricket enthusiasts on both sides of the border are anticipating one of the most eagerly awaited and fiercely contested matches in the sport’s history: IND vs PAK. This cricket match transcends boundaries and rivalries; it’s more than simply a contest; it’s an emotional experience.
Over the years, India and Pakistan have engaged in numerous memorable battles on the cricket field. Each match is etched in the memories of fans, from Javed Miandad’s last-ball six in Sharjah in 1986 to Sachin Tendulkar’s Desert Storm in 1998, from Pakistan’s Champions Trophy final win against India in 2017 to Virat Kohli’s Thunderstorm in the 2022 World Cup match.
India and Pakistan last met 8 days ago at Pallekele which was washed out due to rain after the first innings. Now, this match is also in the same danger as the weather forecast of the day is not showing good signs. Thankfully we have a reserve day for this contest of Super 4. If it rains today, the match will be postponed for tomorrow.
Yesterday, on 9th September, the weather forecast for the Sri Lanka and Bangladesh game was as similar as it is for today’s IND vs PAK game. Yesterday, the weather was clear unlike the forecast, and Sri Lanka-Bangladesh played a full 50-over uninterrupted match. We are highly hopeful for similar weather conditions.
Down below is the IND vs PAK Weather Forecast and pitch report of R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo:
IND vs PAK Weather Forecast
IND vs PAK | Match 2 of Asia Cup 2023 Super 4s will take place on September 9 (Saturday) at R. Premadasa Stadium, Sri Lanka. The match begins at 3:00 PM IST.
According to weather.com, It is a rainy day in Colombo city of Sri Lanka. Thunderstorms are predicted throughout the day with a high percentage of rain possibilities. The temperature of Lanka’s Colombo city will stay at 28°C till the evening and drop further a degree or two (26°C) at night.
Chances of rain are on the higher side. Around a 65% chance of rain at the start of the match and it only goes up going forward to ~90%. Humidity is also in a higher range of around 85%+. Winds will gust toward the southwest at the speed of ~20kmph during the day and 11kmph during the night.
There is a very high possibility that it is going to rain cats and dogs at the Colombo today but thankfully we also have a reserve day for this match. Nevertheless, we hope for a full 50-50 overs action to take place and we get a result of the match.
IND vs PAK Pitch Report Of R. Premadasa Stadium
The R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo is widely known for greatly benefiting spinners. The spin-friendly function may cause the game to feel slow throughout some stages but it is India vs Pakistan. The average score at this stadium is roughly 250, so the batters will attempt to be patient in the first innings. The greatest strategy in the follow-up Asia Cup Super Four match may be to opt to bat first after winning the toss.
In Colombo, there is an 80% chance of rain, but even so, the surface often begins slowly before flattening out and benefiting batters. However, teams may consider batting first and playing aggressively in order to take the lead utilizing the DLS method given the probability of rain.
For more details head to ICC’s official website.