India vs Australia 2nd ODI today
Hosts India lead 1-0 in the 3-match series
New Delhi. The Indian cricket team, riding on the chariot of victory, will take on Australia (IND vs AUS) in the second ODI on Sunday. This match will be played at Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. The shadow of rain is hovering over this match. There is a possibility of rain with heavy thunder in Visakhapatnam on the match day. The pitch has been completely covered. The weather has suddenly changed its mood in many states of the country. It rained heavily in many states including Delhi on Saturday. The condition of Visakhapatnam is also similar.
On the match day i.e. today the sky is forecast to remain cloudy for the whole day. Although there is a possibility of rain coming at 5:00 pm, which can disturb the match. The second ODI is to be played from 1:30 pm Indian time. According to the weather report, the temperature in Visakhapatnam is expected to be 26 degrees Celsius on the day of the match, which will drop to 23 degrees at night. There will be thunder in the sky day and night. The forecast of rain during the day is 80 percent while 49 is expected at night. In such a situation, the match can be affected due to rain. The humidity is predicted to remain 94 percent.
Big score will be seen in Visakhapatnam
The pitch of YS Rajasekhara Reddy Stadium is flat. Big score will be seen here. Talking about ODIs, the average score in the first innings here is 241 runs. So far 14 One Day International matches have been played in this stadium. Chasing team has won 9 matches. In such a situation, after winning the toss, the captains of both the teams would like to bowl first. The highest score on this ground has been 387 runs. India made this score against West Indies.
Kangaroos were bundled out for 188 runs in the Mumbai ODI
In the first ODI of the series, India defeated the guests by 5 wickets. Hardik Pandya won the toss and invited Australia to bat first at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The entire Australian team was reduced to 188 runs in 36 overs. Mitchell Marsh played an inning of 81 runs for the Kangaroos. From India, Mohammad Shami and Mohammad Siraj took 3-3 wickets. Chasing the target of 189 runs, Team India had lost 4 wickets on a total score of 39 at one stage. After this, KL Rahul scored an unbeaten 75 and Ravindra Jadeja scored an unbeaten 45 to give India victory.
FIRST PUBLISHED : March 19, 2023, 08:14 IST