India vs New Zealand 2nd ODI: Raipur Weather Update, Chance of Rain in IND vs NZ Match

Updated on: Jan 21, 2023 12:25 pm IST

  • India vs New Zealand 2nd ODI

    India vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI: India men and New Zealand men are set to face each other in the second game of the three-match One Day International (ODI) series hosted by the Indians. The match will be played on Saturday (January 21) at 1:30 PM (IST) at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur.

    India recently won the first ODI of the series in Hyderabad. The side put on a brilliant batting show and ended up winning an absolute thriller. Also, considering the upcoming Cricket World Cup 2023, every Indian outing will be vital.

    New Zealand, the world’s number one ODI team, on the other hand, lost the first ODI earlier. The visitors raced towards a huge total but fell short and lost the derby by not many runs. Further, Tom Latham and co. would be looking to at least level the series.

    As this contest is set to commence, here’s the weather update from Raipur, where India vs New Zealand game will be played.

    India vs New Zealand 2nd ODI: Raipur Weather Update, Chance of Rain in IND vs NZ Match

    It’s winter in India currently, as we all know. Hence, the weather is unlikely to play any role in the game, except for that dew thing.

    Further, the Raipur weather, on Saturday, is forecasted to hover around 31° Celcius during the daytime and 17° Celcius at night. During game time, according to the Weather Channel, the winds will flow at variable speeds. During the match time, there will be 54 to 68% humidity in the air. No rain has been predicted around the venue.

    Overall, the sky will be clear and there will be no weather interruption during India vs New Zealand 2nd ODI.

    Shubman Gill smashes 208; Michael Bracewell’s ton not enough, as India lead series 1-0

    In the first ODI, on January 18, in Hyderabad, India batted first. One of the openers, Shubman Gill, turned out to be the best performer of the match. Gill scored 208 runs in 149 deliveries, with 19 boundaries and nine sixes in his account. India scored a huge total of 349 runs for eight. For Kiwis meanwhile, Henry Shipley and Daryl Mitchell picked up two wickets each.

    While chasing then, the Indian bowling lineup resulted to be too much for the visitors. Although, Michael Bracewell, the Blackcaps’ batting all-rounder, tried to bounce back with his innings of 140 runs in 78 balls. Assisting Bracewell, Mitchell Santner too, scored a fifty. In the meantime, India’s Mohammed Siraj captured four wickets. The hosts won, in the end by merely 12 runs, in the high-scoring game.

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