Colombo Weather Forecast Today: The SportsRush brings you the weather forecast for the first SL vs AUS T20I.
The first T20I between Sri Lanka and Australia will be played tonight at R Premdasa Stadium. Only the second international series for Sri Lanka at home this year, a three-game T20I series will be followed by five ODIs and two Tests. In addition to Colombo, Kandy and Galle will also host Australia on this tour.
T20I champions Australia, who hosted Sri Lanka for a five-game T20I series earlier this year, will only play their third bilateral series in Sri Lanka. In 10 T20Is in the island nation since 2011, Australia have won four and lost six, including six 2012 ICC World Twenty20 matches (ending in the semi-finals).
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After announcing their Playing XI on the eve of the first T20I, it’s clear Australia will take to the field with a near-replica of their 2021 ICC T20 World Cup suit held in the United Arab Emirates. Sri Lanka, on the contrary, only named their Playing XI this morning.
Weather forecast Colombo today
Generally expected to experience warm weather, June in Colombo is no different this year. While the evening temperature will drop below 30 degrees in Colombo, humidity approaching 60% will make conditions difficult for players.
The gates of RPICS, Colombo will open at 4pm today for spectators to enter the ground.
Thus, spectators who bought tickets for the first match of the T20I between #SLvAUS It is advisable to arrive early on the ground to avoid traffic jams.
The game will start at 7 p.m.
— Sri Lanka Cricket 🇱🇰 (@OfficialSLC) June 7, 2022
According AccuWeather’s weather forecast, the possibility of rain playing spoilsport cannot be ruled out as there is a 34-51% chance of rain in the city during game hours. The same will be reduced to 20% by 01:00 (June 8).
R Premdasa Stadium hourly weather today
7:00 p.m. – 27 degrees (probability of rain – 34%).
8:00 p.m. – 28 degrees (probability of rain – 34%).
9:00 p.m. – 28 degrees (probability of rain – 37%).
22:00 – 28 degrees (probability of rain – 47%).
23:00 – 26 degrees (probability of rain – 51%).