England will lock horns with Australia in the 3rd Test of the 5 matches Test series of Ashes 2019. The action will take place at Headingley Cricket Ground in Leeds. Australia currently leads the series by 1-0. The 1st Test Match was won by Aussies, while the 2nd one at Lord's ended in a draw as the first day of the match was washed out due to rain. Now, let us see what is the rain forecast at Leeds along with the pitch report at Headingley Cricket Ground. Fans who are worried about rain playing a spoilsport in ENG vs AUS 3rd Test Match should scroll down below for details. England vs Australia Cricket Score 3rd Test Match in The Ashes, 2019.
The weather at Leeds is not that clear and sunny, it has been raining here too. As per the reports of accuweather.com, it will be mostly cloudy throughout the day with few chances of the shower in the afternoon or evening. The temperature will be around 21 degree Celsius with the wind blowing at a pace of around 15 km/h. Ashes 2019, 3rd Test Match Preview: Steve Smith-Sans Australia Rule Out Bouncer Battle, Aim For 2-0 Lead Over England at Headingley.
Weather at Leeds
Pitch Report: The pitch at Headingley Cricket Ground will assist batsmen as it mostly has a flat track. However, at times it also becomes slow making run-scoring a difficult task and at the same time, wicket-taking becomes tricky for bowlers.
Sad news for Australian fan is that Steve Smith will not be playing in this Test Match as he was hit on his neck by the bouncer bowled by Jofra Archer in the previous Test at Lord's. Joe Root side will look forward to opening their winning account in Ashes 2019 by defeating Tim Paine and his men.