Indore. The second match of the three-match ODI series being played between India and Australia will be held on Sunday, September 24 in Indore. Will be played in. After defeating Australia by five wickets in the first match played in Mohali, Team India will enter the field at Holkar Stadium with the intention of winning the series, but the weather can spoil the match. The Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of rain during the match on Sunday evening.
According to the Meteorological Department, Indore remained cloudy from Saturday morning till evening and there was fog. Minimum visibility was recorded at 2000 meters in the morning. This morning the minimum temperature was recorded at 23.2 degrees, two degrees above normal. In the morning, west northwest winds blew at a maximum speed of 15 kilometers per hour. Vedprakash Singh, senior expert of Bhopal Meteorological Center, said that the weather will be dry and cloudy in Indore from 11 to 12 am on September 24, while there is a possibility of light rain between 3 pm to 7 pm.
He told that at present there is a circle of cyclonic winds in North Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. A monsoon trough is going straight from Jaisalmer to Shivpuri till Gaya. Due to this, there may be light to moderate rain in Indore on Saturday.
It is noteworthy that in March this year, a test match was held between India and Australia at Holkar Stadium and now both the teams will face each other again. All preparations for this day-night match have been completed at Holkar Stadium. The senior players in the Indian team have been rested for the match to be held in Indore. Due to this, the local fans will miss star batsmen Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and all-rounder Hardik Pandya. However, apart from these, there are many big names present in the team. All tickets for the match have already been sold.
This is the second ODI match to be held between India and Australia at Holkar Stadium. Incidentally, the last time both the teams had faced each other was on September 24 in the year 2017. India won that match by five wickets. Till now, India has not lost any ODI match at Holkar Stadium, whereas in the Test match played in March this year, Australia defeated India by nine wickets. This was India’s first defeat at the Holkar Stadium. This match was over in three days. This test was also in controversies due to the pitch. Now India will try to avenge that defeat from Australia.
Here, cricket experts say that the Holkar Stadium pitch is favorable for batsmen. The team winning the toss can choose to bat first. Batsmen can get advantage in the initial overs. Spin bowlers can get good turn in the middle order. Bowling fast will be a challenge here. If the team batting first scores 300 to 350 runs, then it will not be difficult to achieve the target in the second innings.
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