Australia took a 1-0 lead in the series after registering a 4-wicket win in Mohali.
Team India will suffer if the second T20 match is washed out due to rain.
Team India will not be able to win the series again, while Australia will have a chance.
Nagpur. The second T20 match between India and Australia will be do or die in Nagpur on Friday, but before that bad news is coming for the fans of cricket. There is a strong possibility of rain during the match. Here the temperature and humidity will also be high, which will be very disturbing for the players. Here, both the teams have reached Nagpur and they were given a rousing welcome in Orange City, outside the airport, the fans gathered to see their favorite players.
In recent days, Maharashtra has received a lot of rain and 23 September i.e. tomorrow will be a rainy season. Rain has been predicted in Nagpur this entire weekend. However, this has no effect on the fans, because all the tickets for the match have been sold and the craze of the people has increased for this match. Even if it rains heavily on Thursday, the problem will increase and there is a possibility of rain during the match.
Do or die match for India
It has been revealed in the report that the scheduled practice session for both the teams had to be canceled due to rain. Meanwhile, after a four-wicket loss in the first T20I, India will look to get back on track and hope to keep the series alive. Meanwhile, good news is coming that Jasprit Bumrah is all set to make a comeback for India in place of Umesh Yadav and this could be a big X factor for the hosts, which was lacking in Mohali. And later Hardik Pandya also remembered Bumrah. After the defeat, captain Rohit Sharma blamed the bowlers for failing to defend the mammoth 208.
Australia took a 1-0 lead with victory in Mohali
Australia beat Team India by 4 wickets in Mohali to take a 1-0 lead in the series. If the second T20 match is washed away due to rain, then Team India will suffer more than Australia. Team India will not be able to win the series again, while Australia will have a chance. Team India and Australia’s practice session was held in Vidarbha on Thursday. This practice is important a day before the match, but due to rain, the players of both the teams could not reach the practice session.
That’s why this victory is important for India
This win is very hurtful for India to keep the series alive. If India loses this match, then Australia will take an unassailable lead in the series. But if the match is in favor of Team India, then the deciding final will be played on 25th. If the match is washed out due to rain, the final match will be for India to level the series and the series loss threat to Australia will end. That’s why Team India should win in Nagpur at any cost.
IND vs AUS Probable Playing XI
India: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah.
Australia: Aaron Finch, Cameron Green, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Josh Inglis, Tim David, Matthew Wade, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Nathan Ellis.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 22, 2022, 17:50 IST