Cloudy with little chance of play? Weather forecast in Sydney for Day 4 of 4th Test

first_img4th Test, Day 3 Scores:(Full scorecard)Brief Scores:India 622 for 7 declared (Pujara 193, Pant 159 not out, Jadeja 81, Lyon 4 for 178)Australia 236 for 6 (Harris 79, Handscomb 28 not out, Cummins 25 not out, Kuldeep 3 for 71)Australia trail India by 386 runsThe rain gods may finally have smiled on the Australian cricket team as there is rain forecast for the entire duration of play on the fourth day of the fourth and last Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.It is expected to be cloudy throughout with a spell of showers being predicted just within one hour of play starting. Bad light may yet again play an important role in proceedings as it did in the last session on day three on Saturday.The temperatures are expected to hover around the low 20s but will rise gradually as the day progresses while the humidity being within the range of 40 to 50 percent.With a Cyclone on its way, cricket may not be hit that hard on the fourth day but the chances of a result will drastically fall on the fifth day. Showers are likely after 11 am local time in Sydney on Sunday (Screengrab from AccuWeather) India will be hoping the clouds clear up and make way for some cricket on Day 4 of the ongoing Test (Screengrab from AccuWeather)The light faded at SCG, which was hit by rain in the final hour of scheduled play on Saturday. As a precaution, the match will now resume 30 minutes early at 10 AM local time (4:30 AM IST) on Sunday.Australia will resume their first innings at 236/6 with Peter Handscomb (28) and Pat Cummins (25) at the crease.Kuldeep Yadav (3/71) and Ravindra Jadeja (2/62), who shared five wickets between them, will be keen to wrap up the rest of the Australian batsmen. The fact that there is cloud cover expect throughout the day, the Indian pacers – Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami – will too be looking to make merry.advertisementAlso Read | India vs Australia: Adam Gilchrist is Rishabh Pant’s latest fan Also Read | Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant sign SCG honours board after sensational hundredsAlso Read | Virat Kohli needs to calm down and go on a holiday mode: KL RahulAlso See:last_img

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