India-Pakistan cricket match in Mohali came under clouds with a drizle and light storm in Chandigarh just the night before the crucial ICC World Cup match.
However, the met department is predicting the weather to be clear for the match. The temperature is expected to be around 32 degrees, with clear skies and bright sun.
A cricket match between india vs pakistan is always a closely watched battle. Since this is a world cup semi-final match, the cricket fans are worried about potential mohali rain. Mohali weather today is unpredictable with a bit of a drizzle last night.
However, Chandigarh weather is normally warm in the month of March. India Pakistan semifinal is likely to experience nice weather if the met department is to be believed. Weather news from Mohali is positive so far.
Mohali match will experience warm temperature today. The climate in Mohali is a little humid. Overall, weather in India is pleasant since March is the beginning of summer in India.
Worried about the weather, Bollywood actor Rahul Bose tweeted: “Weather report from mohali from friends at stadium – clear skies, sunshine, mild temperatures. Will reach and provide an update.”
Mohali pitch report
Mohali pitch expected to help the batsmen. This should not come as a surprise, since the pitches are mostly prepared to help the host team. India has a strong batting line while Pakistan has a strong bowling team.
While most matches in this ICC World Cup have been low scoring, the Mohali pitch is batsmen’s paradise. The flat wicket are likely to help the seamers than spinners. This should be a good news for Pakistan.
Zaheer Khan is expected to be a beneficiary of this pitch in this match. Indian cricket fans are also expecting their god, Sachin Tendulkar, to complete his 100th ton. As far as Pakistan is concerned, Afridi is likely to rely on Shoaib Akhtar who has bowled well against Indians.
Fierce rivals India and Pakistan will have to deal with huge expectations from their cricket-crazy fans when they clash on Wednesday for a place in the World Cup final. Anything but a win will be a shock for either set of supporters when the neighbours, who have fought three wars since their 1947 i
Heavy security for India-Pakistan match
With the heads of the state of the nuclear-armed countries, India and Pakistan, attending the ICC world cup semi-final in Mohali in Chandigarh, the security for the cricket match is the highest ever expected.
The presence of the prime ministers of the countries at war is likely to put more pressure on both the teams. India cricket team captain MS Dhoni is aware of the attention.
“The biggest, distinguished guests will be there to see the game,” MSD told India media. “But they are here to enjoy cricket, so we have to be at our best.”
Indian batsmen vs Pakistan bowlers
While the Indian team will be expecting their batsmen to live up to their reputation, Pakistan is banking on its bowlers, especially its seamers.
Indian fans are expecting Sachin Tendulkar to score his 100th century, while there are similar expectations fro Yuvraj Singh who will be playing in his home country.
Dhoni will also be relying on Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina to support him in the batting line.
Tweeted Bollywood producer Pritish Nandy: “Pakistan’s bowlers vs India’s batsmen: thats the real battle today.”