India and Australia are playing a 3-match t20i in India. India will host South Africa too after this series. Keeping in mind the t20 world cup 2022, this t20 series is of paramount importance. Both teams want to find their winning combination and want to maintain the winning momentum. In the first match in Mohali, the Aussies defeated the Men in Blue easily. They smashed Indian bowlers all over the park. The second match will be hosted in Nagpur and it is going to do or die for India in order to clinch the series.
The weather in Nagpur may disrupt normal playing conditions
The meteorological Dept. has predicted lightning and thunderstorm in isolated areas of the Vidarbha division. Nagpur is on yellow alert and there may be showers of rain with thunderstorms on Sept 23-24. On analyzing the hourly forecast of Nagpur, there is a 40% chance of rain. The rain is predicted between 4.30-6.30 pm. The temperature will remain close to 25 degrees Celcius and humidity is predicted to be 90%. The major relief is the t20i will begin from 7 pm onwards.
The ground is well furnished in accordance with rainy weather. The rainwater gets drained easily. The weather will remain humid and overcast. So it will aid the bowlers. A low-scoring match can also be predicted.
India Squad and Australia Squad for the series
India: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah.
Australia: Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Aaron Finch (c), Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Daniel Sams, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade, Adam Zampa
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