Australia vs Namibia Weather Report And Pitch Report Of Antigua- ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 24

Updated - 11 Jun 2024, 12:06 PM

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Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua is all set to host the armies of Australia and Namibia for match 24 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. The Australia vs Namibia game takes place on Wednesday, June 12 at 6 AM IST. 

Led by Mitchell Marsh, Australia has done a decent job in the tournament. They are part of Group B with teams like Scotland, Namibia, Oman, and England in their pool. 

Australia made an awesome start in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 by defeating Oman in their opening match. They piled up 164-5 in 1st innings with the help of fifties by David Warner and Marcus Stoinis

Later, Mitchell Marsh & Co. halted Oman to 125-9 in 20 overs, winning the game by a good margin of 39 runs. Marcus Stoinis also grabbed 3 wickets while bowling and won the Player of the Match award for his all-round show. 

The clash against Nambia will be an easy one for Australia, who are much more experienced and much stronger than the Namibia team. Below are weather and pitch reports for the Australia vs Namibia game. 

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Australia vs Namibia Weather Report And Pitch Report Of Antigua- ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 24

Australia vs Namibia Weather Report Of Antigua

The encounter takes place at North Sound in Antigua on Wednesday, June 12. According to weather reports from weather.com, the temperature of Antigua on Wednesday will be 30° Celcius during 26° Celcius at night. 

The sky is expected to be a little cloudy and showers might hit the venue. There is an 18% chance of rain in the city on Wednesday. The humidity will be about 75% during the day. 

Australia vs Namibia Pitch Analysis 

The Australia vs Namibia match takes place at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua. According to stats, it is a low-scoring ground in T20Is. The average 1st and 2nd innings totals are 123 and 105 respectively. 

The stadium has observed 29 games so far in the shortest format. Teams batting first won 14 games while teams batting second won 13 games. Therefore, the stadium provides similar support to both teams in 1st and 2nd innings. 

Canada has the record for the highest total at the stadium with 190/5. Notably, since the highest-ever total is below 200 even after 29 games, the stadium cannot be called a high-scoring one. 

The pitch provides mixed support to batsmen and bowlers. However, spinners enjoy more success than pacers and seamers. 

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Australia vs Namibia Weather Impact 

Since the chance of rain during the Australia vs Namibia match is only 18%, the match is less likely to be affected by rain. Hence, DLS might not come into effect. 

Conclusion

Some starting games in the West Indies witnessed rain showers and disrupted the matches. However, this is just the second game of ICC T20 World Cup 2024 in Antigua and there is less chance of rain in the country in the upcoming days. 

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