India vs South Africa 2nd ODI: Pitch Report, Weather Forecast
The second match of the ODI series between India and South Africa is being played in Ranchi. South Africa captain Keshav Maharaj won the toss and decided to bat first. 2-2 changes have been made in the playing XI of both teams.
Temba Bavuma and Tabrez Shamsi are not playing today’s match for South Africa. At the same time, Washington Sundar and Shahbaz Ahmed have been given a chance in place of Rituraj Gaikwad and Ravi Bishnoi in Team India.
No team in any sport in the world wants to lose. No one wants to make or equal the world record of defeat. But, the match against South Africa at Ranchi’s JSCA Stadium on Sunday has come with a similar threat to India. Apart from this, there is also the fear of losing the series.
India vs South Africa 2nd ODI: Pitch report
Here are some black soil pitches in the Ranchi Stadium. The pitch may be slow and dry which assists the spinner. The bounce in the pitch is low here which can be problematic for the South African batting. Teams will choose to bowl first here after winning the toss because dew may come in the second innings.
India vs South Africa 2nd ODI: Weather Forecast
The good news from Ranchi is the forecast for the match is good. No rain is expected in the match. The atmosphere may also remain humid.
Wind- 6 km/h
Chances of Rain- 14%