Australia vs South Africa 3rd Test: Sydney Weather Update, Chance of Rain in AUS vs SA Match

Updated on: Jan 3, 2023 2:31 pm IST

  • Australia vs South Africa Rain Chances

    Australia vs South Africa 3rd Test: Australia have almost sealed their spot in the 2023 ICC World Test Championship final after having registered an incredible innings and 182-run win over South Africa in the second Test match. The Aussie side also won the opening Test match in Brisbane by a margin of 6 wickets and have now taken an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the three-match Test series. On the other hand, it is extremely important for South Africa to beat the home side in the third and final Test match in order to keep their WTC final hopes alive and kicking.

    Australia vs South Africa 3rd Test: Sydney Weather Update, Chance of Rain in AUS vs SA Match

    According to the current updates, the weather is not looking good at all for the Australia vs South Africa 3rd Test match scheduled to begin from 4 January, 2023 (Wednesday) at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney. The news is that there are 80% chances of rain gods playing a spoilsport on Day 1 of the third and final Test match. It is expected to remain overcast throughout the five days while showers are predicted on the first four days to a great extent. The temperature is expected to hover around 17 – 21 degrees mark throughout the entire Test. However, the Sydney fans are still hopeful to witness some quality cricketing action between Australia and South Africa starting from Wednesday.

    The rain gods did cause some amount of interruptions during the previous Test match in Melbourne as well but the game ended in 4 days.

    Australia vs South Africa Schedule

    Date Format Matches Time Venue Result
    17 – 21 December, 2022 1st Test Australia vs South Africa 5:50 AM IST Brisbane Australia won by 6 wickets
    26 – 30 December, 2022 2nd Test Australia vs South Africa 5 AM IST Melbourne Australia won by an innings and 182 runs
    4 – 8 January, 2023 3rd Test Australia vs South Africa 5 AM IST Sydney
    12 January, 2023 1st ODI Australia vs South Africa 8 AM IST Hobart
    14 January, 2023 2nd ODI Australia vs South Africa 7:10 AM IST Sydney
    17 January, 2023 3rd ODI Australia vs South Africa 10:10 AM IST Perth

     

     

     

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