India vs Australia T20 Cricket: Weather Could Play Spoilsport As Nagpur Braces for Thunderstorms and Light Rain

India’s Axar Patel celebrates with his team mates after Australia’s captain Aaron Finch was sacked during the first T20 cricket match between India and Australia at Mohali on Tuesday September 20th.

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friday september 23: After a hiatus of nearly two years, the Maharashtrian city of Nagpur is once again ready for international cricket, and what better game to stage than an electrifying clash between India and Australia! However, the buzz and excitement was accompanied by worry and anxiety over the weather, with fears of rain canceling the game on most people’s minds.

The Regional Met Center in Nagpur has already predicted thunderstorms and lightning in isolated locations in Vidarbha subdivision on Friday and Saturday September 23-24. Nagpur, in particular, is expected to experience mostly cloudy skies with a few bouts of rain and thunderstorms over the next 24 hours.

In fact, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has also issued a minor level advisory yellow watch over Nagpur and its surrounding districts, urging people to “be aware” of the stormy situation.

As for the hourly forecast, The Weather Channel said there is a 40% chance of light rain and scattered thunderstorms between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in Jamtha, Nagpur – the area that houses the association stadium. of Vidarbha cricket.

Subsequently, the the probability of precipitation will vary between 7 and 14% for the next six hours – a positive sign, given that the sold-out T20 clash between the two cricketing behemoths is set to start at 7pm.

During the game, the the temperature will remain close to 25°Cwhile the humidity levels can reach 89-91%.

These wet, overcast conditions generally favor bowling lineups. Fast bowlers particularly thrive on these moisture-laden pitches, making today’s match the perfect opportunity for a Jasprit Bumrah comeback.

Don’t be surprised if the game ends up being a relatively low score – provided it goes as planned in the first place.

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