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IND vs SA, Weather Forecast and Rain Prediction, Pitch Report of Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados for India vs South Africa Final | ICC T20 World Cup 2024

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India and South Africa are set to end their ICC Trophy drought but rain might spoil their plans for today. Though, we have a reserve day tomorrow for any kind of weather related issues.

IND vs SA Final: 20 teams fought for a month in USA and the islands of the Caribbean, and finally we got the two best teams after round-robin and elimination rounds into the FINAL of ICC T20 World Cup 2024 here in Barbados.

It is INDIA vs SOUTH AFRICA in the final of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup and the game is set to be played in the historical cricket arena Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados. The Weather Forecast of Bridgetown is not eye-pleasing but considering the rainy season, the reports are still better. This post reads the IND vs SA, Weather Forecast and Rain Prediction, and Pitch Report of Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados for the India vs South Africa Final.

They said a league fixture followed by a Knockout fixture is the best way to get to know the best teams in the tournament and here we are with the two best teams of the tournament: India and South Africa.

Team India 2024
Team India 2024 (Image source @X)

Both of them haven’t lost any match in this ICC T20 Tournament. Hence, this will be the fight between two believers and Both would want to end the drought of the ICC Trophy in their cabinet.

Within Eight months, India are set to play another ICC World Cup final and the hopes are very high this time. Rohit Sharma-led team India are still the favorites on paper and on the field, however, they have to put up their best in the contest.

South Africa, on the other hand, entered the World Cup 2024 on the back of a T20I Series loss against West Indies but they have been exceptionally amazing in this tournament having won all of their contest with a complete all-round show.

India vs South Africa Final: Who will win this Match?
South Africa | Pic: X (Proteas Men)

It all comes down to the weather and playing conditions at the end. Rohit Sharma said, “We are professionals and we are supposed to adapt to all conditions.” He was right on the point with the pitch and playing conditions but one thing the players can’t control is Weather and here is the concern.

Let’s take a look at the IND vs SA, Weather Forecast and Rain Prediction, and Pitch Report of Kensington Oval, Bridgetown for India vs South Africa Final:

IND vs SA Match Details

SeriesICC T20 World Cup 2024

Match: India vs South Africa, The Final

Day/Date: Saturday/29th June 2024 (IST)

Time: 08:00 PM IST (10:30 PM local)

Venue: Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados.

IND vs SA: Weather Report of Barbados

IND vs SA, Weather Forecast and Rain Prediction, Pitch Report of Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados for India vs South Africa Final | ICC T20 World Cup 2024
Weather forecast of Barbados (weather.com)

The weather forecast of Barbados for Saturday, June 29th, predicts overcast skies, a bit of rain, strong winds, and high humidity for the India vs South Africa match. There is a significant likelihood of rainfall in Bridgetown during the match hours. Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 31°C during the day and drop to a low of 29°C in the morning and at night.

Also read: Kensington Oval Cricket Ground, Bridgetown (Barbados)

During the match, humidity is anticipated to fluctuate between 70-80%, and winds are expected to gust to the East at speeds exceeding 30km/h. The wind will play an important role in the game and will be a big part of the strategies of the teams.

IND vs SA Rain Prediction

An overcast day is expected in Barbados, with a likelihood of rain during the daytime. There is approximately a 50% chance of rain in the afternoon and during the match hours. According to weather.com, the weather forecast for the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 match between India and South Africa predicts overcast, a bit rainy, and windy conditions.

Kensington Oval, Bridgetown Pitch Report

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Kensington Oval Barbados Pitch Report | Image Credit: Twitter

The Kensington Oval wicket promises an exciting, batting-friendly contest, with an average score of 167 runs and a winning first innings total of 184 since 2022. However, the T20 World Cup 2024 has shaken things up, with an average first innings score of 150 and a thrilling winning score of 182 while batting first. This upcoming clash will be the ninth match of the tournament at this venue, which started with a nail-biting Super Over but has seen fewer close encounters since.

The excitement doesn’t stop there! Teams batting first have triumphed in three of the next four completed matches here. Scotland were off to a blazing start, reaching 90 without loss in just 10 overs against England before rain interrupted the game. In recent matches in Bridgetown, the West Indies and England dismantled the USA, securing easy chases. South Africa is yet to play at this electrifying venue, while India showcased their prowess with a commanding 47-run victory over Afghanistan in their sole appearance. Get ready for more cricketing fireworks!

READ: IND vs SA T20 Records, Head to Head, Most Runs by a Player, Most Wickets India vs South Africa Complete Details

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