The second One-Day International (ODI) between India and Australia might be ruined by rain and reduced to a T20 match at YS Rajasekhara Reddy Stadium on Sunday.
Showers have been falling in the city since Saturday evening. Nonetheless, the pitch has an excellent drainage system, which allows the match to restart within an hour of the rain stopping.
The weather will most likely be mixed. The weather is forecast to be bright; however, thunderstorms are possible in the first and second innings.
The humidity is projected to be 96 percent, with a dew point of 21 degrees Celsius. The air quality would be great, and the cloud cover would be 76 percent.
The whole ground will be covered, and super soppers will be used to drain the water that has accumulated on the ground.
Today’s game is critical for both India and Australia. India will win the three-match ODI series if they win the match. Australia, on the other hand, will be looking for a win to keep their series chances alive.
Captain Rohit Sharma, who missed the first ODI in Mumbai owing to his brother-in-law’s wedding, is back for today’s game, which may force the think tank to make some adjustments. Ishan Kishan, who is currently off form, might be asked to make way for Rohit.
Rohit would prefer to use YS Rajasekhara Reddy Stadium since it is a fantastic scoring field. In ODIs, the average first innings total at the venue is 241.
Thus far, the stadium has hosted 14 One-Day Internationals (ODIs), with the side batting second winning 9 of them. India’s highest-ever total at the stadium is 387-5 against the West Indies.