India vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI 2023
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IND vs SL: Weather Report Live Today Match And Pitch Report- 2nd ODI. India and Sri Lanka will square off with each other in the 2nd ODI of the ongoing series. IND vs SL 2nd ODI of Sri Lanka tour of India 2023 is scheduled to take place on January 12 (Thursday).

Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata is the venue of the clash. Rohit Sharma is the captain of India in the IND vs SL ODI series while Dasun Shanaka is the skipper of Sri Lanka. India leads the series 1-0.

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Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma
Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma (PC-Getty Images)

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India crushed Sri Lanka in the 1st ODI by 67 runs. Batting first in the match, India piled up a mountainous total of 373-7 in 50 overs. Virat Kohli scored an impeccable knock, smashing 113 runs. Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill also made useful contributions with 83 and 70 respectively.

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During the chase, Sri Lanka opener Pathum Nissanka scored 72 runs. They lost a few middle-order batsman for low scores. Dhananjaya de Silva scored 47 runs. Dasun Shanaka (108*) fought till the end and also scored a marvelous unbeaten century. However, he could not drive his team to victory as Sri Lanka ended with 306-8.

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Rohit Sharma-Dasun Shanaka, IND vs SL
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IND vs SL: Weather Report Live Today Match And Pitch Report- 2nd ODI

IND vs SL 2nd ODI of Sri Lanka tour of India 2023 takes place on January 12, 2023 (Thursday). The venue of the match is Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata, India. The match begins at 1:30 PM IST.

India vs Sri Lanka
India vs Sri Lanka (Image Credits: Twitter)

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According to weather reports, the temperature of Kolkata city of India on January 12 (Thursday) will be 27° Celcius during the day and fall to 15° Celcius at night. The sky will be clear during the day and night.

The chances of rain are 5% during the day and 7% at night. Hence, the match will not be affected by rain. The humidity will be 56% during the day and rise to 79% at night.

Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Eden Gardens, Kolkata (Credits: Twitter)

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Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata is a good-scoring ground. The average 1st innings total at the stadium in ODIs is 245 while the average 2nd innings total is 206. The stadium has hosted 32 ODI games so far, in which the team batting first won 19 games while the team batting second won 12 games.

The highest-ever total at the stadium is 404/4 by India against Sri Lanka in 2014. The pitch of the stadium supports batsmen as it has better batting surfaces. The spinners also enjoy bowling at the stadium.

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