IND vs AUS: The 5th match of ICC World Cup 2023 is to be played between India and Australia in Chennai today but there is a threat of rain on this match.
Chennai Weather Forecast, India Vs Aus World Cup 2023: Team India will start its World Cup campaign against Australia in Chennai from today, 8th October. However, the heavy rain in Chennai a day before this high-voltage match has put the fans in tension. In fact, since last week it has been raining intermittently in the entire city and in such a situation, there is a threat of rain looming over the India-Australia match.
Fans troubled by rain
Let us tell you, in the last few months we have seen many Indian matches getting lost due to rain. Before the start of the World Cup, rain had caused a lot of disruption in the warm-up matches. Both the practice matches of Team India were washed out due to heavy rains in Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram. Not only this, Team India also had to face a lot of rain in the Asia Cup 2023 played in Sri Lanka.
Where India’s first match against Pakistan was completely washed out in the rain. At the same time, in the match against Nepal, the overs had to be cut due to rain. Even in the Super-4 round, the result of the India-Pakistan match was decided in the reserve day. In such a situation, before the India and Australia match, the eyes of the fans are on the sky of Chennai.
How will the weather be in Chennai?
According to AccuWeather, rain is not likely to have much impact on the match on Sunday. According to the weather report, the weather is expected to be largely clear on Sunday and the temperature is expected to be between 27 to 31 degrees Celsius. There is only 8 to 14 percent chance of rain on Sunday afternoon. India-Australia match will start at 2 pm at M Chidambaram Stadium.
Both the teams are as follows:-
India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav.
Australia: Pat Cummins (captain), Steve Smith, Alex Carey, Josh Inglis, Sean Abbott, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitch Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc.