IND vs ENG Weather Report Live Today & Ground Report from Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad: First Test, 2024

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England are all set to fight a fascinating battle against the Indian team at the latter’s home ground. The IND vs ENG Test series begins on Thursday, January 25 with the opening match. The Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad is the venue for the first IND vs ENG Test.

Directed by Rohit Sharma, India has formed a strong team for the IND vs ENG test series. So far they have only announced the teams for the first two tests. Surprisingly, India’s star batsman Virat Kohli opted out of the first two games due to personal reasons. He was part of the team before.

BCCI is yet to announce Virat Kohli’s Replacement for IND vs ENG test series. In Virat’s absence, batsmen like Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Shubman Gill and Yashasvi Jaiswal will have to struggle.

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England will be led by Ben Stokes in India for the first time in Tests. Ben Stokes led the team to victory in the previous one-off Test clash against India in June 2022. However, it was just one match and took place on English soil. Also, captain Rohit Sharma was absent from the match and jasprit bumrah led the side.

Therefore, the Ben Stokes vs Rohit Sharma clash will be seen in Tests for the first time. Ben Stokes will have a tougher challenge in the series due to India’s home advantage. Also, England’s Bazball approach will be put to a massive test in the IND vs ENG series.

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IND vs ENG Weather Report Live Today & Ground Report from Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad: First Test, 2024

The first IND vs ENG 2024 test begins on Thursday, January 25. The party’s headquarters is the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, India. The match will begin at 9:30 am IST.

The IND vs ENG weather report, according to Weather.com, suggests that the temperature of Hyderabad city on Thursday, January 25, will be 29° Celsius during the day and 18° Celsius at night. The sky will be partly cloudy during the day but clear at night.

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According to the IND vs ENG weather report, the chances of rain are only 8% during the day and 5% at night. Therefore, Day 1 of the first Test between India and England will not be affected by rain. Humidity will be 60% during the day and will increase to 69% at night. The next few days of the Test match also have no chance of rain.

The IND vs WI launch report suggests that the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad is a good Test scoring ground. The average first innings totals at the stadium are 404 and 377, while the average second innings totals are 205 and 131. The highest total ever recorded at the stadium in Tests is 687/6 between India and Bangladesh.

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The stadium has only 5 tests so far. The team that batted first won 2 games, while the team that batted second won 2 games. The Rajiv Gandhi Stadium wicket is flat but tends to decrease as the match progresses. Therefore, the spinners could have an advantage in the stadium.