IND vs AUS 2023, 1st T20I: ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium Pitch Report, Visakhapatnam Weather Forecast, T20 Stats & Records | India vs Australia

India and Australia are all set to battle against each other in the first T20I of the five-match series on Thursday (November 23). Suryakumar Yadav will lead the India side, while Matthew Wade has been entrusted with the captaincy role of the Australian team.

Despite the absence of several prominent figures due to the close proximity to the conclusion of the ODI World Cup 2023, both squads boast considerable firepower. The Indian team showcases the talent of young and spirited players like Ruturaj Gaikwad, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Tilak Varma, among others, while the Australian squad boasts the experience of Travis Head, Matthew Short, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade, Glenn Maxwell, and Marcus Stoinis.

With such formidable line-ups and the backdrop of the recent ODI World Cup 2023, anticipation is high for an intense clash between these cricketing giants.

T20 Stats and Records at ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium:

  • Total matches: 9
  • Matches won batting first: 3
  • Matches won bowling first: 6
  • Average first Innings scores: 119
  • Average second Innings scores: 105
  • Highest total recorded: 179/5 (20 Overs) by India vs South Africa
  • Lowest total recorded: 82/10 (18 Overs) by Sri Lanka vs India
  • Highest score chased: 127/7 (20 Overs) by Australia vs India
  • Lowest score defended: 138/4 (20 Overs) by Australia Women vs India Women

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ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium Pitch Report

The ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium boasts a batting-friendly track where the ball comes off the pitch smoothly. While pacers can achieve success by delivering in the right areas, spinners tend to gain an advantage in the latter part of the game, potentially altering the match’s trajectory. However, an intense and closely contested game is expected to take place at this venue.

Visakhapatnam Weather Forecast

Visakhapatnam Weather Forecast
Visakhapatnam Weather Forecast (Image Source: Twitter)

The weather in Visakhapatnam will be partly cloudy, with a 10% chance of precipitation. However, the spectators can anticipate the match to take place smoothly and without any interruptions. The temperature at the venue will hover around 27 degrees Celsius, with humidity levels around 76%. The Wind will soar at a pace of 8 kmph.

IND vs AUS, probable playing XI

India: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Rinku Singh, Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Prasidh Krishna

Australia: Travis Head, Matthew Short, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson

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