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IND vs PAK: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne- ICC T20 World Cup 2022, Match 16. India and Pakistan will face each other in their opening match of ICC T20 World Cup 2022. The IND vs PAK encounter takes place on October 23 (Sunday).

The venue of the clash is Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne. Rohit Sharma is the skipper of India in ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Babar Azam is the skipper of Pakistan. Both teams played one warm-up match earlier in the tournament.

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Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam. PC- Getty
Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam. PC- Getty

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India outplayed Australia in their warm-up match of ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Asked to bat first, India piled up 186-7 on the scoreboard. Suryakumar Yadav (50) and KL Rahul (57) smacked brilliant knocks for the team. Later, Aaron Finch hit outstanding 76 runs but Australia was bowled out for 180, losing by 6 runs.

KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav. PC- BCCI
KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav. PC- BCCI

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Pakistan lost to England in their warm-up game in ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Batting first in the match, Pakistan put up 160-8 on the board. Shan Masood scored 39 runs. Later, Ben Stokes (36), Harry Brook (45), and Sam Curran (33) helped the team to grab victory by 6 wickets.

Ben Stokes. PC- Getty
Ben Stokes. PC- Getty

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IND vs PAK: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne- ICC T20 World Cup 2022, Match 16

IND vs PAK match of ICC T20 World Cup 2022 will take place on October 23 (Sunday) at Melbourne Cricket Stadium in Australia. The match begins at 1:30 PM IST, 7 PM local time.

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India vs Pakistan. Pic Credits: Twitter

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According to weather reports, the temperature of Melbourne city of Australia on October 23 (Sunday) will be 18° Celcius during the day and fall to 13° Celcius at night. The sky will be cloudy and showers are expected in the afternoon and night.

The chances of rain are about 79% during the day and 97% at night. Since IND vs PAK match is scheduled to take place at night, the game might be affected by rain. The humidity will be 79% during the day and rise to 87% at night.

Melbourne Cricket Stadium in Australia is a good scoring ground in T20Is. The average 1st innings total at the stadium in T20Is is 139 while the average 2nd innings total is 127. The stadium has witnessed 18 T20Is so far. The highest-ever team total at the stadium is 184-4.

The pitch supports bowlers early on with good bounce, however, batters manage to smash runs as the game progresses. Spinners do not get benefits at the stadium while pacers earn a good advantage.

 

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