India vs South Africa 1st ODI Weather Forecast and Pitch Report: After the successful completion of the three-match T20 International series, India and South Africa will take on each other in the 3 matches One Day Internationals (ODIs), starting October 6 in Lucknow.
South Africa escaped an embarrassment as they managed to win the final T20I in Indore, wrapping the series with a 1-2 score. Now, it’s time for some 50-over cricket action.
Notably, the majority of the players participating in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 have been rested for the ODI series against South Africa.
The Indian contingent will be led by Shikhar Dhawan who will be assisted by his deputy Shreyas Iyer. Several youngsters have received this golden opportunity to prove their mettle and garner some praise for themselves as far as ODIs are concerned. Importantly, Rajat Patidar and Mukesh Kumar have got their maiden call-up to the Indian national side.
This article will take you through India vs South Africa 1st ODI Weather Forecast and Pitch Report.
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India vs South Africa 1st ODI Weather Forecast:
The 1st ODI between India and South Africa will be played at Lucknow’s Ekana Stadium. The temperature is expected to hover around 30 degrees with high humidity. The sky will be mostly covered and rain showers are predicted through the course of the match. Reasons like wet outfield and showers will interrupt the proceedings of the game.
India vs South Africa 1st ODI Pitch Report:
Ekana Stadium gives good assistance to both batters and bowlers. Initially, the bowlers will enjoy their outing as the surface would have enough bounce and carry. On the other side, the batters will also like to take charge of the innings initially as the deliveries will come at a good pace.
However, as the match will proceed, the wicket will get a tad tacky and the bowlers will look to execute slower deliveries. Pace-off will be go-to delivery for every pacer in the Ekana Stadium, Lucknow.
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