ODI WORLD CUP

Delhi s weather forecast and pitch report for the Ind vs. Afg game.

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The ninth game of the World Cup 2023 between India (IND) and Afghanistan (AFG) will take place at Delhi. On October 11, the game is going to start at 2:00 PM (IST). India, one of the favorites to win the World Cup, put on a fantastic performance against Australia in their previous game by bowling them out for just 199 runs. India won thanks to KL Rahul and Virat Kohli’s outstanding partnership.

Afghanistan, on the other hand, had a difficult time in their opening game and only managed to score 156 runs. Bangladesh easily attained the goal with 6 wickets in hand. All eyes are on the weather in Delhi. The state of the Arun Jaitley Stadium field as supporters excitedly await this high-stakes event. This is for the 9th ICC World Cup match between India and Afghanistan.

The good news for cricket fans is that there’s no threat of rain looming over Delhi for the upcoming ODI World Cup 2023 game between hosts India and Afghanistan. Notably the game is going to take place on Wednesday, October 11. Instead, the day promises an abundance of sunshine, with daytime temperatures soaring to a maximum of 36°C. Later It gradually cooling down to around 30°C in the evening.

Delhi’s Arun Jaitley stadium, a bowler’s nightmare

Historically, the wickets at the Arun Jaitley Stadium were known for being slower and supporting slower bowlers and spinners as the game went. However, after the addition of freshly laid pitches made of black dirt, these wickets have shown signs of renewed vigour. The enhanced bounce that the black soil surfaces produce is known to favorably affect batters’ ability to score.

The dew that is anticipated to fall to the ground during the second half of the game is one important issue that teams will have to deal with. The fielding side can face difficulties as a result because it might get harder to handle the ball. However, in the previous match played at this location, South Africa scored the highest total ever in World Cups when batting first, indicating that the pitch may provide favorable circumstances for the hitters.

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