England vs West Indies Weather Report And Pitch Report Of Daren Sammy Cricket Stadium, St Lucia– ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 42, Super 8

Published - 19 Jun 2024, 02:12 PM | Updated - 19 Jun 2024, 02:23 PM

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Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet is all set to host the England vs West Indies clash of ICC T20 World Cup 2024. The England vs West Indies encounter takes place on Thursday, June 20 according to Indian Time. 

Led by Rovman Powell, West Indies showed a wonderful form in the Group Stage. They were part of Group C and crushed teams like New Zealand, Uganda, and PNG to make it into the Super 8 round. 

Speaking about England, the Jos Buttler-led side outplayed Oman and Namibia in the group stage but lost to Australia. Their opening clash against Scotland was washed out due to rain.

However, Jos Buttler & Boys captured 5 points to enter the Super 8 round. Ahead of the England vs West Indies clash, below we glance at weather and pitch reports for the encounter. 

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England vs West Indies Weather Report And Pitch Report Of Daren Sammy Cricket Stadium, St Lucia– ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 42, Super 8

England vs West Indies Weather Report Of St Lucia

The ENG vs WI encounter takes place at Gros Islet City in Saint Lucia, a country in the West Indies. The match takes place on June 19, Wednesday according to local time. 

According to weather reports from weather.com, the temperature of Gros Islet on Wednesday, June 19 will be 32° Celcius during the day and 27° Celcius at night. The sky will be partly cloudy during the day and night. 

The chances of rain are 20% during the day and 24% at night. The humidity will be 70% during the day and 77% at night.   

England vs West Indies Pitch Analysis

The encounter takes place at Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium. The stadium is considered a decent scoring ground. The average 1st innings total is 142 in T20Is while the average 2nd innings total is 128. 

The stadium has observed 37 matches, out of which, teams batting first won 16 games while teams batting first won 21 matches. Hence, it offers good support to bat batting and bowling first. 

Sri Lanka holds the record for the top team total of 201/6 at the stadium. Australia once chased down a gigantic 197-run target against Pakistan. Hence, the stadium is good for chasing and batting. 

The pitch is flat and offers more assistance to pacers than spinners. Moreover, batters also benefit from the bouncy pitch. Hence, pacers and batters are expected to excel in the England vs West Indies match. 

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Weather Impact on England vs West Indies

The ENG vs WI game takes place at night (8:30 PM) according to local time. Since the chance of rain at that time is just 24%, the encounter will not be affected by rain. Hence, DLS is unlikely to be part of the match and the weather will not disrupt the game. 

Conclusion

The weather will not impact the England vs West Indies match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 since there is less than a 25% chance of rain. The pitch is high-scoring and flat. Therefore, pacers will benefit more than spinners. Batters will enjoy a good day at the field. 

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