MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai weather and pitch report today 8 Oct for IND vs AUS 2023

MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai weather and pitch report today 8 Oct for IND vs AUS 2023

India will hope to win their opening game of the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup against Australia, which will be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, we examine the stadium weather forecast today for 8 Oct, pitch report details, & records ahead of this pivotal match

India is gearing up to kick off its 2023 ICC World Cup journey against Australia on Sunday, October 8th, marking the fifth match of the tournament. This game is scheduled to take place at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, commencing at 2:00 pm IST. The MA Chidambaram Stadium, affectionately known as Chepauk, has been a revered hub of cricket in the state since the inception of Presidency matches in 1916. Renowned for its well-maintained pitches, it has a historical significance, with the first Test match held here in 1933-34, featuring Douglas Jardine’s England and CK Nayudu’s India.

MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai weather and pitch report today 8 Oct for IND vs AUS Cricket World Cup 2023

2023 India vs Australia ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup preview, schedule, date, venue, & other details

Chennai has been experiencing a consistent spell of rain for the past few days, with notable rainfall in the capital city of Tamil Nadu over the last 24 hours, measuring 11 mm in Nungambakkam. The meteorological conditions suggest that Chennai is likely to witness more showers in the coming days. Furthermore, a bout of thunderstorms is anticipated tomorrow, particularly in the latter part of the day.

It’s worth noting that these rain showers are coinciding with the India vs. Australia World Cup match scheduled for tomorrow. Consequently, there is a possibility of a brief disruption in the game. Although the rainfall is expected to be relatively light, it may pose a minor obstacle to the match proceedings, particularly in the latter half of the day.

we examine the detailed schedule for this much-anticipated game:

Match: India Vs Australia

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai


Date & Time: Sunday, October 8, 2:00 PM (IST) 

Know statistics & records for ODI matches at the MA Chidambaram Stadium

Till now, a total of thirty-four matches have been played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. From these matches, teams batting first won in 17 matches and teams bowling first have won 16 matches.

Match Type Record Statistics
Total matches
Matches won batting first 12
Matches won bowling first 10
Average 1st Inns scores 340
Average 2nd Inns scores 339
Average 3rd Inns scores 239
Average 4th Inns scores 159
Highest total recorded 759/7 (190.4 Ov) by IND vs ENG
Lowest total recorded 83/10 (38.5 Ov) by IND vs ENG
Total matches
Matches won batting first 17
Matches won bowling first 16
Average 1st Inns scores 224
Average 2nd Inns scores 205
Highest total recorded 337/7 (50 Ov) by ASIAXI vs AFRICAXI
Lowest total recorded 69/10 (23.5 Ov) by KEN vs NZ
Highest score chased 291/2 (47.5 Ov) by WI vs IND
Lowest score defended 171/10 (45.4 Ov) by ENG vs RSA
Total matches
Matches won batting first 5
Matches won bowling first 1
Average 1st Inns scores 150
Average 2nd Inns scores 119
Highest total recorded 182/4 (20 Ov) by IND vs WI
Lowest total recorded 80/10 (17.5 Ov) by PAKW vs ENGW
Highest score chased 182/4 (20 Ov) by IND vs WI
Lowest score defended 103/8 (20 Ov) by WIW vs PAKW

When And Where to Watch: live streaming & telecast

It is confirmed that fans will be able to stream India vs Australia ODI through Disney+ Hotstar App & Website. Meanwhile, Indian fans will be able to enjoy the live broadcast of this game through the Star Sports Network channels.

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