AUS vs NZ ICC ODI World Cup 2023: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium Dharamsala Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, Average Score
Updated on: Oct 27, 2023 2:12 pm IST
Australia are all set to square off against New Zealand in their next fixture of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023. The match will be played at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association in Dharamsala at 10:30 AM IST.
After losing their opening two games, Australia bounced back in style by winning three consecutive matches. They currently sit fourth in the points table and will be looking to extend their winning run by defeating the Kiwis.
On the other hand, New Zealand have been in fine form as they sit 3rd in the points table with three wins and a single loss after four matches. They were on a four-game winning run before losing to India in their previous game. The Blackcaps will be eager to bounce back to the winning ways by winning this game.
In this post, we will take a look at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, and Average Score ahead of the World Cup clash between Australia vs New Zealand.
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium Pitch Report
It is a good venue for the batters as the boundaries are short and the outfield is quick as well. However, the surface has slowed up a bit and hence, the new batters might find it tough to play their shots straightaway. Having said that, it is a difficult venue for the spinners and the pacers are likely to get some swing with the new ball during the first innings.
Is Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Dharamsala batting or bowling pitch?
Last Three Results at the Venue:
- New Zealand (273/10 in 50 overs) lost to India (274/6 in 48 overs) by 4 wickets – 22 October 2023
- Netherlands (245/8 in 43 overs) defeated South Africa (207/10 in 42.5 overs) by 38 runs – 17 October 2023
- England (364/9 in 50 overs) defeated Bangladesh (227/10 in 48.2 overs) by 137 runs – 10 October 2023
It is a batting wicket. The surface will offer the pace and the bounce to the batters. Furthermore, the batters could easily charge the spinners as the boundaries are short and the spinners find it tough to contain the batters here.
Australia ODI record in Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium
Australia have not played any ODI matches at this venue.
Australia’s Highest Total at the venue: N/A
Australia’s Lowest Total at the venue: N/A
New Zealand ODI record in Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium
New Zealand have played two ODI matches here. They lost both of them.
New Zealand’s Highest Total at the venue: 273/10 in 50 overs vs India in 2023
New Zealand’s Lowest Total at the venue:190/10 in 43.5 overs vs India in 2016
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium Ground Info
Seating Capacity: 23000
Number of matches hosted: 1 Test, 8 ODIs, and 10 T20Is.
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium ODI Stats and Records
Total Matches Played: 8
Home Team (India) Won: 3
Visiting Team Won: 2
Neutral Side Won: 3
No Result: 0
Match Tied: 0
Average 1st Innings Score: 211
Matches Won Batting 1st: 3
Matches Won Batting 2nd: 5
Highest Team Total: 364/9 by England vs Bangladesh in 2023
Lowest Team Total: 112/10 by India vs Sri Lanka in 2017
Highest Run Chase: 274/6 by India vs New Zealand in 2023
Highest Individual Score: 140 by Dawid Malan (England) vs Bangladesh in 2023
Best Bowling Figures: 4/13 by Suranga Lakmal (Sri Lanka) vs India in 2017
Most Runs: Virat Kohli (India) – 307 runs in 4 matches
Most Wickets: Mohammed Shami (India) – 8 wickets in 3 matches
Most Sixes in ODIs at this venue: Suresh Raina (India) – 7 Sixes
Stats of Australia Players at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium
- No current Australian player has played any ODI match at this venue.
Stats of New Zealand Players at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium
- Tom Latham – 84 runs in 2 matches
- Daryl Mitchell – 130 runs in 1 match
- Rachin Ravindra – 75 runs in 1 match
- Lockie Ferguson – 2 wickets in 1 match
- Mitchell Santner – 1 wicket in 1 match
- Trent Boult – 1 wicket in 1 match
- Matt Henry – 1 wicket in 1 match
Active Batters with most runs at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium
- Virat Kohli (India) – 307 runs in 4 matches
- Dawid Malan (England) – 140 runs in 1 match
- Daryl Mitchell (New Zealand) – 130 runs in 1 match
Active bowlers with most wickets at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium
- Mohammed Shami (India) – 8 wickets in 3 matches
- Shoriful Islam (Bangladesh) – 5 wickets in 2 matches
- Hardik Pandya (India) – 4 wickets in 2 matches
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