India vs Australia 2nd T20I Weather Forecast and Pitch Report: Rohit Sharma-led team India and Aaron Finch’s Australia will once again lock horns as they meet in the second of the three-match T20I series on Friday at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur.
In the last outing, Australia booked a 1-0 lead as they defeated India by four wickets in a high-scoring chase. All-rounder Cameron Green became the chief architect of Aussie’s victory at Mohali, scoring an influencing 61 runs in just 30 deliveries.
Team India, batting first, amassed a total of 208 runs in the loss of six wickets in 20 overs. KL Rahul (55 runs) and Hardik Pandya (71* runs) registered half-centuries while Suryakumar Yadav scored 46 runs.
In response to a heavy total, Australia retaliated nicely and chased down the total with four balls remaining in the innings. After Green’s quickfire half-century, wicketkeeper batter Matthew Wade wreaked havoc and added 45 runs in just 21 deliveries to take away from India’s grasp.
With the win, Australia took a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series. The Indians would look to neutralise the lead and balance the series before it becomes a dead rubber in Nagpur on Friday (23rd September).
This article will inform you about India vs Australia 2nd T20I Weather Forecast and Pitch Report.
India vs Australia 2nd T20I Weather Forecast:
As per the weather forecast, Nagpur is expected to have a little drizzle on Friday night. Therefore there are slight chances of rain interruptions during the 2nd T20I. The temperature will be on the cooler side at around 25-27 degrees Celcius.
India vs Australia 2nd T20I Pitch Report:
The surface in Nagpur generally offers balance help to both bowlers and batters. However, it’s still more favourable to the bowling side. The pacers get the early swing to trouble the batters while spinners play a decent role in the match.
The average first innings score is around 151 while it drops down to just 128 in the second innings. Chasing is quite a task in the Vidharba Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, hence, the team winning the toss would opt to bat first and get on the safer side.