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Australia vs Namibia Weather Forecast and Antigua Match Report – ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 24

The Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua is all set to host the armies of Australia and Namibia for the 24th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. The Australia vs Namibia match will take place on Wednesday, June 12, at 6 am IST.

Led by Mitchell Marsh, Australia have done well in the tournament. They are part of Group B with teams like Scotland, Namibia, Oman and England in their group.

Australia got off to a great start in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 by defeating Oman in their opening match. With the help of fifties from David Warner and Marcus Stoinis, they reached 164-5 in the 1st innings.

Later, Mitchell Marsh & Co. took Oman to 125-9 in 20 overs and won the match by a comfortable margin of 39 runs. Marcus Stoinis also took 3 wickets while bowling and was awarded the Man of the Match for his overall performance.

The clash with Namibia will be an easy game for Australia as the team is much more experienced and stronger than the Namibian team. Below you will find weather and pitch reports for the Australia vs Namibia match.

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Australia vs Namibia weather forecast and Antigua match report – ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 24

Australia vs. Namibia Weather forecast from Antigua

The match will take place on Wednesday, June 12th, at North Sound in Antigua. According to weather.com, the temperature in Antigua on Wednesday will be 30° Celsius, while the night temperature will be 26° Celsius.

The sky is expected to be partly cloudy with a chance of showers. There is an 18% chance of rain in the city on Wednesday. Humidity will be around 75% during the day.

Pitch analysis Australia vs. Namibia

The Australia vs Namibia match will be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua. According to statistics, it is a low-scoring pitch in T20Is. The average totals in the 1st and 2nd innings are 123 and 105 respectively.

So far, the stadium has hosted 29 matches in the shortest format. The teams batting first won 14 matches and the teams batting second won 13 matches. Therefore, the stadium offers equal support to both teams in the 1st and 2nd innings.

Canada holds the record for the highest total points scored at the stadium with 190/5. Since the highest total points ever achieved is below 200 even after 29 games, the stadium cannot be called a high-scoring stadium.

The pitch offers mixed support to batsmen and bowlers, but spinners are more successful than pacers and seamers.

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Weather impact Australia vs. Namibia

With a rain probability of only 18% for Australia vs Namibia, the game is less likely to be affected by rain and DLS may not be used.

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Some opening matches in the West Indies were marred by rain showers that disrupted play, but this is only the second match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 in Antigua and the chances of rain in the country in the coming days are less.

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