Weather at SCG now: Sydney Cricket Ground weather today for BBL 12 SIX vs HUR match

Dixit Bhargav
|Published December 22, 2022

The bat flip ahead of the 11th match of Big Bash League 2022-23 between Sydney Sixers and Hobart Hurricanes has been delayed due to rain in Sydney. Slated to host a match for the first time in this season, the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground hasn’t been fortunate enough to allow proceedings as per the original schedule.

With the bat flip already getting delayed, it is obvious that the start of the match will also be delayed. Considering the amount of rainfall falling in the city right now and the weather forecast for the subsequent hours, we might be in for an elongated delay tonight.

Thinking of gaining home advantage for the first time in BBL 2022-23, Sixers’ plans has it in it to get affected especially in case of a rain-curtailed match.

Weather at SCG

First things first, rain continues to pour over the SCG as one writes this piece. With the clock just ticking over 07:00 PM (local time), it has crossed a rain probability of 91% according to BBC Weather.

In spite of a significant reduction in the rain probability at 08:00 PM, it will still be at 69% only to further reduce to 48% by 09:00 PM. Therefore, it wouldn’t be a surprise if this match gets abandoned altogether to become the first BBL 12 match to get abandoned without a ball being bowled.

ALSO READ: Pitch report of Sydney Cricket Ground for Sydney Sixers vs Hobart Hurricanes match

That being said, assuming that rain clears in the immediate future and that the outfield at the stadium isn’t excessively wet, there still could be chances of a shortened contest on Thursday. The same might be possible as the rain probability is predicted to reduce further around 11:00 PM.

Hourly Sydney Cricket Ground weather today

07:00 PM – 19 degree (Rain Probability – 91%).

08:00 PM – 19 degree (Rain Probability – 69%).

09:00 PM – 19 degree (Rain Probability – 48%).

10:00 PM – 19 degree (Rain Probability – 32%).

11:00 PM – 19 degree (Rain Probability – 21%).

00:00 AM – 19 degree (Rain Probability – 17%).

UPDATE: Rain has stopped in Sydney. 14-over match to begin at 08:10 PM.


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Dixit Bhargav

Dixit Bhargav

Born and brought up in Pathankot, Dixit Bhargav is an engineering and sports management graduate who is currently into his fifth year as a Cricket Editor at The SportsRush. His first cricketing memory dates back to 2002 when former India captain Sourav Ganguly had waved his jersey at the historic Lord’s balcony. What followed for an 8-year-old was an instant adulation for both Ganguly and the sport. The optimist in him is waiting for the day when Punjab Kings will win their maiden Indian Premier League title. When not watching cricket, he is mostly found in a cinema hall watching a Punjabi movie.

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