HPCA Cricket Stadium Dharamshala pitch report, weather, test records, altitude and will it snow during IND vs ENG 5th test 2024

HPCA Cricket Stadium Dharamshala pitch report, weather, test records, altitude and will it snow during IND vs ENG 5th test 2024

Have a look at Dharamshala pitch report and weather forecast for the upcoming India vs England 5th Test and know if it will snow at the HPCA stadium

India secured a Test series victory in Ranchi after defeating England by five wickets in the fourth Test.

HPCA Cricket Stadium Dharamshala pitch report, weather, test records, altitude height and will it snow during IND vs ENG 5th test 2024

With one game remaining in the five-match series, India leads 3-1. The HPCA Stadium in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, will host the fifth and final Test match between India and England beginning on March 7.

In the first Test match of the series, England emerged victorious in Hyderabad. But India made a tremendous comeback, winning the second Test in Visakhapatnam by a margin of 106 runs against England. In the third Test in Rajkot, they followed this up with an outstanding victory by a record-breaking 434 runs, which became India’s largest-ever run margin in a Test match.

The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamshala will host the fifth Test match between India and England. Ahead of the fixture, know check out the pitch report and weather forecast for the venue.

India vs England 5th Test match Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala pitch report

The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) installed a new, cold-wave-resistant grass type on the Dharamshala outfield for the fifth and final India versus England Test.

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The HPCA took this action after receiving backlash over moving one of the Tests against Australia during the Border-Gavaskar Trophy last season.

Fast bowlers are expected to play a big role. The top-order batters in Dharamshala need to be extremely careful not to give away wickets. Because it’s harder to score a big total when winning the toss, teams that win prefer to chase.

Nestled in the lap of the majestic Himalayan mountain range lies the quaint Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, also known as the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium and located at a height of 1,457 masl amidst the Dhauladhar mountain range in Kangra valley, it is one of the highest sports grounds in the world.

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  • Matches Played: 1
  • Won Batting First: 0
  • Won Batting Second: 1
  • No Result: 0
  • Matches Tied: 0
  • Matches Drawn: 0
  • Average First Innings Score: 300
  • Highest Team Totals: 332
  • Lowest team Totals:106
  • Matches won after winning the toss: 0
  • Matches won after losing the toss: 1

India vs England 5th Test match Dharamshala weather report

According to AccuWeather’s weather forecasts, snowfall is possible if the temperature drops below zero. The weather on March 7, Day 1 of the Fifth Test, is predicted to be cloudy with a 58% chance of precipitation in the morning.

Moreover, there is a chance of precipitation of over 50% for the first two days of the Test. It is consequently anticipated that any forced breaks during the game will be spoilsport, based on the current weather report.

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Harsha Bhogle, a well-known cricket analyst and broadcaster, discussed the Dharamsala weather forecast during the fifth Test on X:

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