Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur Pitch Report And Weather Conditions

Nagpur will host the first Test between India and Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Here, we look at the pitch report of Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium and the weather conditions in Nagpur for IND vs AUS 2023.

Even before the tournament started, there is a lot of noise about the kind of surfaces that will be provided. In recent years, there have been complaints that India has prepared pitches that assist spinners heavily. While that has helped India, at the same time, the broadcasters were left disappointed after the game finished early. It will need to be seen how this will be balanced in the coming series.

India will be keen to win this series. While it would guarantee them a spot in the finals of WTC, it would also help the confidence of the team that has actually been inconsistent against tough opponents in recent times.

Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur pitch report for IND vs AUS 2023

It has been more than five years since Nagpur last hosted a Test here. Hence, it is interesting to see the kind of surface that the curators would have prepared. As per reports, BCCI has asked the curators to prepare a track that will ensure five full days of the game.

The average score batting first here is 324. However, the first inning is expected to be better for the batters. In fact, the captain winning the toss might opt to bat first. The spinners will come into play from Day 3 when the cracks in the pitch will get exposed.

Nagpur weather conditions for IND vs AUS 2023

It will be five days of heat for the players to endure in the game at Nagpur. The temperatures during the day could touch as high as 35 degree Celsius.

While on the first day, some clouds are expected, it is not predicted to result in anything disappointing. No rain is expected in Nagpur for the game.

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