IND Vs NZ 2nd ODI Raipur to host international match for the first time know pitch and weather report

Pitch and weather report of India vs New Zealand 2nd ODI: The second match of the ODI series between India and New Zealand will be played on 21 January. The match between the two teams will be held at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur. For the first time an international match has been organized in Raipur. To stay in the series, the visiting team will have to win this match. Team India is ahead 1-0 in the series by winning the first ODI played in Hyderabad. In the second match, Rohit Sharma’s brigade would like to take an unassailable lead in the series by registering a win. Overall, it is a fight or die for New Zealand. Let us tell you about the weather and pitch of Raipur before the match.

Raipur Weather Forecast

According to the Meteorological Department, on the match day, January 21, there will be a slight coolness in Raipur after noon. The day temperature is estimated to be 32 degree Celsius. There will be a drop in temperature from night time and the mercury will drop to 19 degree Celsius. There is no possibility of rain in Raipur on the day of India-New Zealand match. It is expected that there should not be any hindrance related to weather in the second ODI.

pitch report of raipur

The wicket of Raipur is friendly to the batsmen like other Indian wickets. The wicket here will be similar to T20 matches on which an average of 170 runs were scored. But as the game progresses, the pitch here will slow down. Which means that spinners will prove to be more effective than fast bowlers. Spinner bowler can use slow and cutter-like ball during the match. Looking at the wicket of Raipur, the team winning the toss would like to bat first. The strategy of the captains will be to put pressure on the team batting later through the spinners after making a big score while batting first.

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