New Zealand vs India, 2nd T20I: New Zealand and India are set to turn up against each other in a three-match T20 International series, followed by as many One Dayers on Kiwi land. The first game of the T20I series in Wellington washed out due to rain without a toss. The second game will be played on Sunday (November 20) at 12:00 PM (IST) at Bay Oval, in Mount Maunganui.
The New Zealand men, led by Kane Williamson, will be aiming for a victorious series, deeming what happened when they hosted India back in 2020.
India, on the other hand, captained by Hardik Pandya, will look for a restart after another unsuccessful T20 World Cup campaign.
As the ‘not too loud’ rivalry between this side moves further, here’s the weather update from Bay Oval, where New Zealand vs India game will be played.
New Zealand vs India 2nd T20I: Mount Maunganui Weather Update, Chance of Rain in NZ vs IND Match
It’s almost the end of spring in New Zealand, which will be followed by summer, the best time to play cricket at home.
However, the Mount Maunganui weather, on Sunday, is predicted to hover around 15° celcius. During game time, according to the Weather Channel, the winds will flow at a speed of around 10 to 15 km/h. During the local match time in Mount Maunganui, there will be 90% humidity in the air (07:30 PM NZDT).
Heavy rainfall is predicted in local regions, with a 90% chance of rain forecasted nearby the venue.
Overall, yet again, the rain is likely to interrupt New Zealand vs India game.
The first T20I of the three-match series gets washed out
The first game of the ongoing three-match T20I series between New Zealand and India was abandoned due to heavy rain in Wellington on November 18. The fate of the series now depends on the second game in Mount Maunganui.
Besides, the third and final game of the series will be played on November 22 in Napier. The sides further, will play a three-match One Day International (ODI) series.