IND vs SA 1st T20I: Trivandrum Weather Forecast, Chance of Rain for India vs South Africa match tomorrow

Updated on: Sep 27, 2022 4:32 pm IST

  • IND vs SA 1st T20I

    The Rohit Sharma-led Indian side is set to face South Africa in the first T20 International game of the three-match series in Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram). The game will begin at 7:00 PM tomorrow (Wednesday, September 28), at the Greenfield International Stadium.

    The series will be India’s last outing in the format before the T20 World Cup in Australia kicks off on October 16. The series will be a good contest to watch as the visitors have not lost any bilateral T20I series in India since 2015. South Africa are visiting India for the second time in the last four months and have had a considerable run in the format this year.

    India too, have done exceptionally well in the T20I bilaterals; the side has not lost any T20I bilateral series, home or away, since the last T20 World Cup in UAE. India recently defeated Australia in a three-match home T20I series 2-1.

    When South Africa last visited India (June 2022), the five-match T20I series was settled as 2-2. Rishabh Pant led India to finish the series as a tie, as the fifth game in Bangalore was washed out due to rain.

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    IND vs SA 1st T20I: Trivandrum Weather Forecast, Chance of Rain for India vs South Africa match tomorrow

    Stepping into the series, the Trivandrum weather is likely to interrupt the first game. According to The Weather Channel, the weather over Trivandrum tomorrow will hover around 30° (day) to 25° (night). The humidity will be around 86% while late-night thunderstorms are predicted nearby the venue. The wind speed will be around 10 to 15 km per hour and the chances of rain are about 70%.

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    IND vs SA 1st T20I: Hooda, Shami miss out

    Deepak Hooda, the batting all-rounder will miss the series amid back spasms. Mohammed Shami, the senior Indian pacer is also ruled out after botching to recover from COVID-19, in time.

    South Africa, on the other hand, will miss their middle-order sensation Rassie van der Dussen due to an injury to his left index finger. Although, the 33-year-old batter is not a part of the South African squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia.

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