Check out all the weather related updates for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup match between India-Netherlands at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
After Virat Kohli’s MCG magnum opus helped India snatch a win from the jaws of defeat against Pakistan in their opener. After a morale-boosting win over Pakistan, Rohit Sharma-led India will take on the Netherlands team at Sydney’s iconic SCG.
The match will be held at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) with weather conditions likely to be normal. However, there is a bit of worry with skies remaining overcast prior to days before the game.
There are chances of rain playing spoilsport again. It rained in the city of Sydney on Tuesday. The Australian MET department predicts the weather to be slightly clear during the IND vs NED match on October 27. 24 degrees Celsius is the forecast predicted during IND vs NED match on Thursday.
It would be interesting to see the changes the Indian team makes for the Netherlands game. There are whispers that Axar Patel may be replaced by Harshal Patel. Without a doubt, India would be overwhelming favourites in that game at the SCG, but they cannot take the Dutch lightly.
The pitch conditions will favor the batters and therefore runs can come in a flurry. Pace attacks can take a hit with spinners likely to play a crucial here. As the match progresses, the pitch is likely to open up thereby chasing will be the perfect option at this pitch.
India vs Netherlands probable XI
Netherlands probable playing XI
Max O'Dowd, Vikramjit Singh, Colin Ackermann, Bas de Leede, Tom Cooper, Scott Edwards (c&wk), Tim Pringle, Logan van Beek, Shariz Ahmad, Fred Klaassen and Paul van Meekeren.
India probable playing XI
KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammad Shami and Yuzvendra Chahal.