India Vs Barbados Commonwealth Games 2022, 3 August: Edgbaston
India Vs Barbados Commonwealth Games 2022: India lost a match to Australia in the Commonwealth games 2022. But the team didn’t let it affect their morale. They won over their arch-rivals Pakistan.
India did not let Pakistan cross the mark of 100 runs in a rain-curtailed 18-over game. They successfully hunted the target. They won by 8 wickets with more than 30 deliveries in hand.
India is set to face Barbados in their final group game. Barbados defeated Pakistan. They lost to Australia. This match between India and Barbados is a virtual quarter-final.
It is a must-win game. The Harmanpreet Kaur-led Indian team hopes to advance to the semi-final.
India is boosted by their spectacular performance against Pakistan. Vice-captain Smriti Mandhana shone in the match. She scored a brilliant half-century.
On the other hand, Barbados was defeated with the lowest T20I score of 64. The Caribbean team hopes to bounce back. They want to replicate their performance against Pakistan.
World Champions Australia has reached the knockout stages with an all-win record.
The team that wins on August 3 will reach the semi-finals. The losing team will be eliminated from CWG 2022.
Birmingham weather is expected to be mostly cloudy on August 3. The maximum temperature can be around 24 °C. The minimum temperature is expected to be 12 °C.
Rain might disturb the match between India and Barbados. There is a 40 percent chance to rain. The wind speed is predicted to be around 20 km/h. The humidity can be around 79 percent.
The Edgbaston pitch is turning into a low-scoring pitch. This was observed in the recent matches. The fast bowlers had an advantage. The surface provided decent bounce and off-the-track movement.
The pacers are looking forward to having an upper hand. The batters are looking forward to trusting the pace of the pitch. They anticipate getting value for their shots if they manage to weather the early storm. The spinners received little assistance from the surface. The spinners are the tournament’s top wicket-takers. The side that wins the toss is expected to chase at Edgbaston.
A good thing for India is that they have a very balanced attack. They have a couple of swing and seam bowlers. The Indian team has a variety of spin options.
The Commonwealth Games 2022 T20I match between India and Barbados is set to be aired LIVE on the Sony Sports Network. The timing is 10:30 PM IST on August 3, 2022. The match is set to be streamed LIVE on the SonyLIV app.
In the other match on August 3, Australia will face Pakistan at 3:30 pm IST.