India vs Pakistan is just less than 24 hours away. The fans are bubbling up with excitement and gearing up for the mega-match. Both sides have won their first two matches of the ODI World Cup 2023. India would love to add to their winning streak as their arch-rivals are yet to win a match in ODI World Cup history. Lakhs of fans from all over the country have landed in Ahmedabad to watch the match between the arch-rivals.
The two sides recently met in the Asia Cup 2023. In the first match, the game got washed out due to rain and in the Super 4 stage of the continental tournament, India had the upper hand over their arch-rivals. Millions of fans expect that they can get a full 50-overs game and there is no rain in Ahmedabad. According to the reports, the weather is likely to be mostly sunny and warm in the city in the afternoon.
The pitch is expected to be batting-friendly. But the Pacers will get some extra bounce as a fresh track. The opening spell for both teams will be crucial as the ball will seam and swing a bit early on in the innings. Teams winning the toss choose to bowl, with the average first innings score being 225.
Rain alert in Ahmedabad
The temperature will be hovering around 36°C with the wind blowing towards the west at 9 km/hr. There is absolutely little chance of rain, with 1% of precipitation. Humidity will be 43% with the dew point being 21°. There will be 21% cloud cover in the afternoon, ensuring hot and humid conditions during the match. In the evening, the likely temperature is expected to be 29°C.
There are 11,000 people from various agencies appointed for this match with the likes of Gujarat Police, NSG, RAF, and home guards among others will be deployed in Ahmedabad for the high-voltage match. Ahead of the game, there will be a musical ceremony and prominent personalities will be present to watch the game.