India vs Netherlands ICC T20 World Cup 2022: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney Pitch Report And Weather Conditions

India’s next assignment will be the Netherlands on October 27th. The match will happen at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). On that note, here, we take a look at the pitch report of Sydney Cricket Ground for the India vs Netherlands match and the weather conditions in Sydney.

Having won a close game against arch-rivals Pakistan, India is high on confidence. They will want to seal their semi-final spot at the earliest. However, in the process, the management will target the out-of-form batters to regain form. KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma will want to score a few runs against the Dutch.

The Netherlands worked hard to reach the Super 12 stage of the tournament. They lost to Bangladesh by a small margin. India will be a tougher opponent but they will target to make a game out of it.


Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney pitch report for ICC T20 World Cup 2022 India vs Netherlands match

The first game of the Super 12 stage happened at the SCG. While the Kiwis made 200 in the first innings, Australia lost the game by 89 runs. Due to the long boundaries, it won’t be a bad thing if the team is batting first.

The average score batting first is around 160 at the SCG. Shane Watson’s 124* and Josh Hazlewood’s 4/12 are the best individual displays in the batting and bowling department on this pitch, respectively, till now.


Sydney weather conditions for ICC T20 World Cup 2022 India vs Netherlands match

The big question for any encounter in the ongoing tournament will be regarding the weather. Talking about the temperatures, it is likely to be around 19 degrees celsius during the game.

However, as per the predictions, the weather is set to be partly cloudy on Thursday. There is a big chance that rainfall could interrupt the proceedings. Showers are expected on Thursday evening. Fans will hope for a rain-free evening on October 27th.


Nesara V Jagannatha

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