The pitch demands some serious application from the batsmen. Once they get their eye in, they should look to play the long game. The new batsmen have difficulty in going from the word go.The outfield has been progressively getting faster and faster. Some uneven bounce at times but the bounce can be trusted.
According to AccuWeather, the weather will be breezy in the morning with a slight cloud cover. Although couple of showers and a thunderstorm is predicted later in the day.
Second match of the day on the same strip and the slightly overcast conditions might allow the ball to nip around a bit. The batsmen should be wary of playing the horizontal bat shots.
Last 5 Head To Head
Both teams are languishing at the bottom of the points table and will be looking to finally take off in terms of points. Both teams have been fairly unlucky that they haven't mustered up a win. However, things can quickly change around for one of the teams after this match.