India had beaten South Africa by 8 wickets in the first T20I at Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday (September 28), and Rohit Sharma’s men would be eager not to stretch the series to a decider.
So, here is the details about the Guwahati Stadium such as stats, pitch report and weather details ahead of the India vs South Africa 2nd T20I.
1. India T20I record at Guwahati
India have played just two T20I matches at the Baraspara Stadium. They lost to Australia 8 wickets 2017 and the match against Sri Lanka was ended as a no-result in 2020.
2. T20 Stats at Guwahati
Highest Total: Australia: 122/2
Lowest Total: India: 118
Highest score: Moises Henriques: 62
Highest score, India: Kedar Jadhav: 27
Most 6s: Moises Henriques: 4
Most 6s, India: Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya: 1
Most wickets: Jason Behrendorff: 4
Best bowling: Jason Behrendorff: 4/21
Best bowling, India: Bhuvneshwar Kumar: 1/9
Highest partnership: M Henriques / T Head: 109
Highest partnership, India: MS Dhoni / K Jadhav and Hardik Pandya / Kuldeep Yadav: 33.
3. Guwahati stadium details
Established: 2012, opened in 2017
Host Association: Assam
Average T20 score: 127 (including domestic matches).
Boundary length: 60x65M
4. Guwahati Stadium Pitch Report
This is new stadium and has hosted only two international matches so far. But the Baraspara Stadium pitch could offer the players a slightly better run-making facility. But even then a total in the vicinity of 160 could see some tight chase.
5. Guwahati weather
The temperature at Guwahati is pegged to be at 28 degrees during the match hours. But a heavy 99 per cent cloud cover is predicted on that night with 6 per cent chances of thundershowers. Hence, we might just see some rain interruptions or delayed start on October 2 but the Assam Cricket Association officials have said that they are fully prepared for any situation arising out of nature’s fury.