IND vs SA weather updates | Ind vs SA, 2nd test weather report: will the rain gods be merciful to India and South Africa in Johannesburg?

Bad weather in Johannesburg set to interrupt play in 2nd test match at Wanderers Stadium | Photo credit: AP

Highlights

  • Indian team led by Virat Kohli will face hosts South Africa in 2nd test match on Monday
  • Rain is expected to be a spoiler for the 2nd test match between India and South Africa at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg
  • Earlier day 2 of the 1st test match was called off without a ball being thrown due to heavy rain

Even though the Rain Gods managed to make their presence felt in the Centurion’s opener between India and host South Africa, Virat Kohli & Co. passed the Proteas to record a comfortable victory. on the team led by Dean Elgar on day 5 of the 1st test match. at the Supersport Park. The Indian team led by Kohli beat South Africa by 113 points to take a solid lead in the ongoing three-game test series.

After breaking through the Centurion Fortress in South Africa, visitors have a chance to make history in the 2nd Test Match in Johannesburg. It will be interesting to know what role the weather in Johannesburg can play in the outcome of the 2nd Test match between India and South Africa. Will the rain play the spoiler in the penultimate three-game Test Series clash? Yes, bad weather in Johannesburg is expected to interrupt play in the 2nd Test Match at Wanderers Stadium.

According to weather.com, the temperature is expected to stay around 14-26 degrees Celsius and there is a 50 percent chance of rain on Monday afternoon. As for the weather forecast for days 2 and 4, the rain gods will not be kind to India and South Africa in Johannesburg. Scattered thunderstorms for the next three days may force both teams to complete the 2nd test at a stalemate in Johannesburg.

Earlier, Day 2 of the opening test between India and South Africa was called off without a ball being thrown due to heavy and persistent rain. However, the Indian team led by Kohli still managed to outdo the Proteas in the rain-marred contest with 113 runs at Centurion. As Indian playmaker Mohammed Shami pulled off a memorable five-wicket run, opener KL Rahul scored a ton of wins (123) to help India take a 1-0 lead in the Test Series.

Interestingly, Team India has never lost a test match against South Africa in Johannesburg. The Asian giants have played 3 draws and recorded 2 wins against the Proteas on the famous site. India can make history by taking an unassailable lead in the Johannesburg Test Series. Visitors have never won a Test Series on South African soil.


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