India vs Pakistan: Latest Weather Forecast & Pitch Report of Melbourne Cricket Ground
India and Pakistan will face each other in their opening match of ICC T20 World Cup 2022. The IND vs PAK encounter takes place on October 23 (Sunday).
The venue of the clash is Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne. Rohit Sharma is the skipper of India in ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Babar Azam is the skipper of Pakistan. Both teams played one warm-up match earlier in the tournament.
INDIA vs PAKISTAN: Melbourne Weather Forecast
According to Australian Government’s Bureau of Meteorology, the temperature of Melbourne city of Australia on October 23 (Sunday) will be 18° Celcius during the day and fall to 13° Celcius at night. The sky will be cloudy and showers are expected in the afternoon and night.
The chances of rain are about 79% during the day and 97% at night. Since IND vs PAK match is scheduled to take place at night, the game might be affected by rain. The humidity will be 79% during the day and rise to 87% at night.
Melbourne fresh weather prediction on Sunday (October 23)(bov.gov.au)
Currently, there are cloudy conditions in the city with a 30 percent chance of rain in the night.
Melbourne Cricket Stadium
Melbourne Cricket Stadium in Australia is a good scoring ground in T20Is. The average 1st innings total at the stadium in T20Is is 139 while the average 2nd innings total is 127. The stadium has witnessed 18 T20Is so far. The highest-ever team total at the stadium is 184-4.
The pitch supports bowlers early on with good bounce, however, batters manage to smash runs as the game progresses. Spinners do not get benefits at the stadium while pacers earn a good advantage.
IND vs PAK: India looks to avenge the loss of T20 World Cup 2021
India 5, Pakistan 1 that is the score line of the two teams in the T20 World Cups.
The only defeat India encountered against Pakistan was in the 2021 edition of the T20 World Cup.
The Babar Azam-led side thrashed India by 10 wickets. Revenge will be in India’s mind at MCG in Melbourne.
The Rohit Sharma-led side also lost a Asia Cup game to arch-rivals Pakistan.
This time, the Men in Blue would look to settle scores and make 6 wins in the T20 World Cups.
Latest weather forecast issued by #BOM
The latest weather forecast issued by #BOM, rain threat will be very minimal for today. It’s going to be a cracker of a contest.
Fans of both teams landed in #Melbourne from various states, and it’s anticipated that more than 1,00,000+ people will attend this match.