New Zealand vs India 1st ODI: Auckland Weather Update, Chance of Rain in NZ vs IND Match

Updated on: Nov 24, 2022 9:27 pm IST

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    New Zealand vs India, 1st ODI: New Zealand and India are set to turn up against each other in the first game of the three-match One Day International (ODI) series on Kiwi land. The match will be played on Friday (November 25) at 7:00 AM (IST) at Eden Park, in Auckland.

    Kane Williamson is back to lead New Zealand in the ODI series, after previously missing the third game of the T20I series. The series is going to be a vital element of their preparation for the upcoming men’s One Day Cricket World Cup 2023 in India.

    India, on the other hand, will be aiming for another victorious run in the format. The Indian senior Shikhar Dhawan is leading the ‘men in blue,’ in absence of Rohit Sharma, the team’s regular skipper.

    As the rivalry between the sides moves further, here’s the weather update from Auckland, where New Zealand vs India game will be played.

    New Zealand vs India 1st ODI: Auckland Weather Update, Chance of Rain in NZ vs IND Match

    It’s almost the end of spring in New Zealand, which will be followed by summer, the best time to play cricket at home. Although, the T20I series earlier, was constantly under the threats of rain.

    However, the Auckland weather, on Friday, is predicted to hover around 19° celcius. During game time, according to the Weather Channel, the winds will flow at a speed of around 25 to 40 km/h. During the local match time in Auckland, there will be 62% humidity in the air (03:30 PM NZDT). The weather in general is forecasted to be partly cloudy.

    Overall, no rain is predicted to interrupt New Zealand vs India game.

    Third T20I goes tied; India clinch 3-match T20I series 1-0

    Previously, in the third T20I in Napier, New Zealand batted first, putting on a decent total of 160 runs. Devon Conway and Glenn Phillips hit the fifties. Conway scored 59 runs in 49 deliveries with five fours and two sixes. Meanwhile, India’s Arshdeep Singh and Mohammed Siraj both, picked up fourfers, late in the game.

    In reply, India only had to bat for nine overs, as the rain forced it to reduce the game. In those overs, India were given the target of 76 runs. The team though managed to score 75 runs with Pandya’s brilliant, unbeaten cameo. He scored 30 runs in 18 balls, in the end. The match was tied and India won the series 1-0.

    Following the T20I success, the visitors will be keen to carry on the momentum. Furthermore, the second and third games of the series will be played on November 27 in Hamilton and November 30 in Christchurch, respectively.

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