India vs New Zealand Pitch Report: The first semi-final match of India and New Zealand World Cup 2023 will be played today i.e. 15th November at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This ground is famous for high scoring matches. Often teams choose to bat first after winning the toss in ODI cricket at this ground. Batting under floodlights in the second innings is a bit difficult. A total of 27 matches have been played here so far, in which the team batting first has won 14 matches and the chasing team has won 13 matches. While in the World Cup 2023, only the team that batted first could win three out of four matches on this ground.
India vs New Zealand Pitch Report
A total of 4 matches were played at the Wankhede Stadium during the World Cup 2023 league phase. In these four matches, the 350-run mark was crossed three times, while only once was the chasing team restricted to within 100 runs. In the first match, South Africa gave England a target of 400 runs, against which the England team was all out for 170 runs. In the second match too, the African team scored 382 runs on the board and restricted Bangladesh to 282 runs.
India recorded the biggest win of the World Cup 2023 by defeating Sri Lanka by 55 runs. Batting first, Team India scored 357 runs and gave Lanka a big win by 302 runs.
Australia’s only win at this ground in their pursuit of the 2023 World Cup. In this match against Afghanistan, the hero of the Kangaroo team’s victory was Glenn Maxwell, on the basis of whose double century Australia recorded the victory. Afghanistan scored 291 runs batting first, chasing this score Australia lost 7 wickets for 91 runs. Maxwell led the team from this difficult situation to victory.
Wankhede Stadium Records
Total ODI Matches: 27
Matches won while batting first: 14
Matches won by bowling first: 13
Average first innings score: 261
Highest total: 438/4 South Africa vs India
Highest total while chasing: 293/7 by Australia vs Afghanistan
Minimum Score: 55 runs by India vs Sri Lanka
Minimum score defended: 192/9 by West Indies vs India