Australia vs England Weather Report And Pitch Report Of Kensington Oval Stadium, Barbados- ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 17

Published - 08 Jun 2024, 11:27 AM | Updated - 08 Jun 2024, 11:28 AM

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Australia and England are set to lock horns with each other in their next match of ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Kensington Stadium in Barbados will host the troops of England and Australia for the next clash. 

Australia vs England is match 17 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Both teams are part of Group B in the tournament. Namibia, Scotland, and Oman are the other three teams in the same pool. Both teams have played 1 match each in the tournament.

England's opening match against Scotland was washed out due to rain. In the match, Scotland got a superb start by hitting 90/0 in 10 overs, when the match was affected by rain. 

Jos Buttler is the captain of England in ICC T20 World Cup 2024; who led the team to the trophy in the previous edition in 2022. Australia has a new skipper this time in the form of Mitchell Marsh, who was named the new T20I skipper for the tournament. 


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Australia vs England Weather Report And Pitch Report Of Kensington Oval Stadium, Barbados- ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 17

Australia vs England Weather Report Of Barbados 

The Australia vs England match takes place at Bridgetown City in Barbados on Saturday, June 8. According to weather reports, the temperature of Barbados City on Saturday will be 31° Celcius during the day and 27° Celcius at night. 

The sky will be partly cloudy and late showers are expected at night. The chances of rain are 18% in the day and 43% at night. The humidity will range from 74% to 83% throughout the day. 

Australia vs England Pitch Analysis 

The encounter takes place at Kensington Oval Stadium. The stadium is considered a low-scoring ground in T20Is where the average 1st innings total is 136 while the average 2nd innings total is 123. 

Out of 44 games at the stadium, 28 games have been won batting first. The teams batting second only won 13 matches. Hence, Kensington Oval provides a good advantage to teams batting first. 

The pitch is slow and offers good support to spinners. In the first game of the tournament at the stadium, Oman and Namibia piled up just 109 runs. 

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Australia vs England Weather Impact 

The Australia vs England match takes place at night according to IST and since the chance of rain is 43% at that time, the match might be affected by rain. Notably, England's previous game against Scotland was washed out due to rain at the same stadium. 

Conclusion

Weather in Barbados has experienced showers in recent times and there is a good chance of rain in the upcoming days too. One game was entirely washed out due to rain and some upcoming games might also be impacted by weather.