IND vs NZ 2nd T20I: Weather Forecast, Pitch Report and Winning Probability

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I Weather Forecast, Pitch Report

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I: On January 27, in the first T20I of the three-match series, New Zealand routed India by 21 runs at Lucknow. Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell each bashed half-centuries to help propel New Zealand to a win in the opening match.

After a major 3-0 defeat in the ODI series against India, New Zealand takes an early 1-0 lead. The Kiwi players put on their usual terrific show.

Washington Sundar was successful with ball and bat in hand and committed his first half-century in just 25 runs. Surya Kumar Yadav also batted well on the spinning track but left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner had India’s middle order where he gives only 11 runs in his four overs and dismissed two batsmen.

The Wellington hosts now want to recoup the parity they lost in India. Kiwis are eager to finish the T20I series at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, scoring their first achievement in India in 2023.

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I: Weather forecast

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I will take place on January 29 at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow, India. The match will go live at 7:00 PM IST.

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I Weather Forcast

According to, the weather conditions on January 29 (Sunday) will be favourable for the IND vs NZ 2nd T20I match. The temperature of India’s Lucknow city will be 24° Celsius during the day and drop to 15° Celsius in the evening. The sky will be partially clear in the daytime but some clouds might float overheads on the night sky.

The chances of rain are 8% during the day and 12% at night during the match day. The humidity is on the higher side ranging between 60% to 70%  and winds will blow toward the North East at the speed of 7kmph.

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I: Pitch Report

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I

At the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, both the pitch surfaces are black soil and red dirt. Additionally, in all of the Twenty20 games played at the venue, the team batting first has won the game, indicating that the wickets become easier to bowl as time passes, but the fastest bowlers have taken the vast majority of wickets.

The average score on this pitch in the first inning is 172, whereas the average score in the second inning is 145. The highest total on this pitch is 199 runs for 2 wickets, which was also achieved while batting first. Since the first batting team has won all five T20I matches played here, going by the stats the captain who will win the toss will likely decide to bat first.

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I Winning Probability

In the 2nd ODI, the toss will play an important role in the game. As we know that the pitch is considered the batter’s paradise, the team batting first will have to score at least 160+ runs to win the match.

Also, the Indian team will try their best to win the game. They have to equal the win to be in the series.

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