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IND vs WI Day 1 Weather Forecast and Pitch Report of Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad | West Indies vs India 2nd Test

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IND vs WI Day 1: India stand on the brink of another series win in West Indies, keeping their almost 2 decades record upright. Team India is all set to take on one-on-one against West Indies in the 2nd test of India Tour Of West Indies 2023 to be played from July 20 at Port of Spain, Trinidad. Weather is going to play quite a significant role so we brought to you the IND vs WI Day 1 Weather Forecast and Pitch Report of Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad.

The last time West Indies defeated India in a Test series was 21 years ago. With the odds stacked against them yet again, the hosts would be delighted to see them level the series. However, as of now, even a transitional Indian squad heads to Trinidad as the favorite.

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s outstanding debut checked off all the boxes for India, and even though the openers covered up the middle-order kinks, their confidence would be higher than usual. Rohit Sharma, the captain, also hammered a stunning century after quite a bit of time. A track with a little bit more tempo should also help some of their stroke makers in their quest for form.

Down below are the IND vs WI Day 1 Weather Forecast and Pitch Report of Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad:

IND vs WI Day 1 Weather Forecast

India tour of West Indies 2023 | India vs West Indies 2nd Test match is being played at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad from July 20 to July 24 starting at 10:30 AM Local and 7:30 PM IST.

IND vs WI Day 1 Weather Forecast and Pitch Report of Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad | West Indies vs India 2nd Test
IND vs WI Day 1 Weather Forecast Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad (weather.com)

ACC TO WEATHER.COM, the weather is predicted to be overcast throughout the day in Port of Spain. As the weather websites show, leaving the last two hours of the day, there are moderate chances of rain for Day 1 which would affect the opening day for a test match like this. A 50+% chance of rain is predicted earlier in the day and drops to 7% later in the day. It hopefully ain’t going to eat up the complete day. The Temperature in the morning is expected to be around 30° C and stay that for the day.

Winds with a speed of around 10-15KMPH will gust towards the East southeast. Humidity will also stay at the average rate of 70% (around 75% in the morning and falls to 70% in the evening). So, the possibilities of rain are there but we can hope for a pretty healthy and decent day 1 of the IND vs WI 2nd test match.

IND vs WI Day 1 Pitch Report

This pitch has been beneficial to the pacers in the past compared to the first Test in Dominica, where spin played a significant role and significantly influenced the result of the match. Since rain is predicted throughout the game, both teams’ lineup decisions may be influenced by it.

IND vs WI Day 1 Weather Forecast and Pitch Report of Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad | West Indies vs India 2nd Test
IND vs WI Day 1 Pitch Report of Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad

While spinners could be useful in the final two days, pacers will love bowling with the new ball. In the 61 Tests held there, the team batting first has won 20 times, while the chasing side has won 18 games. At Queen’s Park Oval, the average first-inning score is a little over 300.

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