IND vs SL 2023: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Pitch Report And Weather Conditions

India and Sri Lanka will be involved in a three-match T20I series. The first game will happen on January 3rd at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Here, we look at the pitch report of Wankhede Stadium and the weather conditions in Mumbai for IND vs SL 2023.

It will be the start of a new era for India in T20Is. Although not announced officially, Hardik Pandya being named as the skipper suggests that India could have a new skipper in the shortest format of the game. The likes of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul are absent from the team for various reasons. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is also not included, which suggests that it could be the end of the road for him.

India desperately needs to adopt to a new approach in T20Is, especially in the batting department. The opening partnership will be a new one and it will be interesting to see how the team will perform. Also, Hardik Pandya‘s leadership is another aspect that many fans will be curious to witness. Interestingly, Suryakumar Yadav will be Hardik’s deputy in the leadership group.


Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai pitch report for IND vs SL 2023

Till now, a total of 7 T20I encounters have happened at the Wankhede Stadium. However, numerous IPL fixtures have happened for the teams to know about the venue.

Wankhede Stadium has a flattish track and shorter boundaries. Hence, we can expect a lot of runs to be scored. The average score batting first is 195 and this proves what we can expect on Monday.


Mumbai weather conditions for IND vs SL 2023


It will be a hot evening in Mumbai on Monday. We can expect the temperatures to range between 32 and 21 degrees Celsius in the city.

While humidity is expected to be 45%, the chance of precipitation is 0. Hence, the fans can expect a full game without any interruption by rainfall.


Nesara V Jagannatha

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