India are coming off a relieving title victory in the Asia Cup 2023, sealing a dominating win by ten-wickets in the final against Sri Lanka. But their job is far from over as Rohit Sharma's men eye to clinch the title in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 at their home. Ahead of that they look to prepare themselves for the mega-event through a three match ODI series against Australia. The ODI series against Australia begins September 22, Friday at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium at Mohali. India have decided to rest captain Rohit Sharma, senior players like Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya. Kl Rahul has been handed over the responsibility of captaincy for the first two ODIs. India vs Australia 1st ODI 2023 Preview: Likely Playing XIs, Key Players, H2H and Other Things You Need To Know About IND vs AUS Cricket Match in Mohali.
Due to the seniors being rested, opportunities have opened up for the likes of Tilak Varma and Ruturaj Gaikwad to make themselves available as ready reserves during the ICC World Cup 2023. Two off-spinners, Ravichandran Ashwin and Washington Sundar are also under the radar for a potential replacement of injured Axar Patel. Shreyas Iyer is also looking for some crucial gametime in this series. With the Asia Cup 2023 being interrupted by rain regularly, fans are eager to know if the IND vs AUS 1st ODI 2023 will also be interrupted by rain. To get the weather forecast in Mohali during the India vs Australia 1st ODI 2023, Scroll down.
Mohali Weather Forecast
Good news for the fans, there is no chance of rain at Mohali on September 22 during the playing hours. The chances of precipitation are negligible and the day is forecasted to stay clear with hazy sunshine during the day. The humidity is supposed to stay moderate as 66-67% with chances of dew arriving in the second innings. The temperature is supposed to stay between 27-32 degree Celsius. Mitchell Starc, Glenn Maxwell Ruled Out of IND vs AUS 1st ODI 2023; Steve Smith Set to Return.
PCA Stadium Pitch Report
The pitch at Mohali has historically supported the batters and seamers. The most recent ODI at the venue saw Australia chase down a score of 359 with ease. However, the overall record at the venue indicates that the team batting first has won more, 15 times compared to 10. Although the dew can be a difference maker in this statistic.
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