India is set to face Bangladesh in the 1st T20I at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. The first game of the three-match T20I series has been scheduled in the national capital amid high levels of pollution concerns and poor air quality levels. Rohit Sharma will be leading the Indian side in the absence of Virat Kohli, who has been given rest for the T20I series. Talking about Bangladesh, the team suffered a big blow after Shakib Al Hasan was banned by ICC from playing cricket due to breaking corruption code. Mahmudullah is leading the Bangladesh team in the T20I series. Rising levels of pollution in Delhi had also put IND vs BAN 1st T20I match in danger, however, BCCI went on with the plan of scheduling the match at the national capital. If you are searching for rain forecast and weather report of Delhi and pitch report at Arun Jaitley Stadium, you will find the information below. India Vs Bangladesh, Cricket Score 1st T20I Match.
Under Rohit Sharma, many youngsters have been given an opportunity in India vs Bangladesh 2019 T20I series. Shardul Thakur, Manish Panday, Deepak Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed, Shivam Dube and Krunal Pandya have been inducted in squad for T20I series. Talking about the weather in Delhi, there are concerns of showers on Sunday. Rain showers hit the national capital on Saturday and the weather is also cloudy on Sunday. IND vs BAN 1st T20I 2019: DDCA Keeps Fingers Crossed as Visibility Gets Worse Ahead of India vs Bangladesh Match at Arun Jaitley Stadium.
As per AccuWeather.com, the temperature in Delhi at the time of the match, i.e. 7 PM will be 26 degree Celsius. The wind is expected to blow at 7 km.hr. Although the weather is partly cloudy at 6 pm, chances of rains are less likely to disrupt the match. The weather will shift from partly cloudy to sunny from 4 pm onwards. Rohit Sharma to Surpass MS Dhoni As Most-Capped T20I Indian Cricketer During India vs Bangladesh 1st T20I 2019 Match.
The pollution will play an important role in the match. Delhi has been on high alert after deteriorating pollution levels. According to Skymet, the air quality levels in the national capital are severe on Sunday with AQI more than 480. Players may suffer issues during the match and their health will be a concern for the BCCI. The pitch at Arun Jaitley Stadium is always tricky and the bounce factor keeps the batsman in doubts. The average first innings score in last three T20Is at Arun Jaitley Stadium is 158. Chasing teams have won two times while the team batting first won once.