Pitch report and weather forecast for the IND vs AUS 2nd Test live match today is out. The second Test match of the current Test series between India and Australia is set to begin on February 17 (Friday), with both teams facing each other in a highly anticipated clash.
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Both team are set to meet at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi during the upcoming clash, where India, led by Rohit Sharma, will face off against Pat Cummins-led Australia in the ongoing IND vs AUS Test series. India currently holds a 1-0 lead in the series, having won the first Test. The tour comprises a total of four Tests, as part of Australia’s 2023 tour of India.
IND vs AUS: Weather Forecast Live Today
IND vs AUS 2nd Test Day 1 is scheduled for February 17 (Friday) at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi, India, with the match set to start at 9:30 AM IST.
Based on weather forecasts, New Delhi, India is expected to experience a daytime temperature of 28° Celsius and a nighttime temperature of 14° Celsius on February 17 (Friday). The sky is expected to be partly cloudy throughout the day and night.
There is a low probability of rainfall during both day and night, with a 5% chance. Therefore, it is unlikely that the match will be impacted by rain. However, humidity levels are expected to be at 65% during the day and increase to 86% at night.
IND vs AUS Pitch Report
The Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi has a history of high-scoring Test matches, with an average first innings total of 342 and a second innings total of 316. The third and fourth innings tend to see lower scores, with an average of 237 and 165, respectively. The highest-ever total at the stadium was 644/8, achieved by West Indies in a match against India. The pitch at the stadium is known to be favorable to batsmen.
During the first Test match between India vs Australia, Australia won the toss and chose to bat first. However, they struggled against India’s bowling attack and were dismissed for a meager total of 177 in the first innings. Ravindra Jadeja, who had returned to the national team for the Test, put up an impressive performance, taking a stunning 5-wicket haul.
In response, India scored 400 runs in their first innings, taking a substantial lead of 223 runs. Rohit Sharma was the standout performer, scoring a century with 120 runs to his name. Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel also played exceptionally well, scoring 70 and 84 runs, respectively. In their second innings, Australia struggled again against India’s spin attack and were dismissed for just 91 runs.