AUS vs WI 2nd ODI: Sydney Cricket Ground Pitch Report, Venue Stats, Record, Average Score

Updated on: Feb 3, 2024 12:34 pm IST

Sydney Cricket Ground Pitch Report, Venue Stats

Australia will face West Indies in the second ODI of the three-game series on Sunday. The Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney will host the match at 9:00 AM IST.

The hosts are leading the three-match series 1-0 after winning the first match by 8 wickets. Batting first, West Indies could only manage 231 runs and Australia chased down the total easily in 38.3 overs with 8 wickets in hand. Now, the hosts will look to seal the series by winning the back-to-back matches, while West Indies will try to enforce the final by winning this contest.

Seating Capacity: 44002
Number of matches hosted: 112 Tests, 160 ODIs, and 18 T20Is

Sydney Cricket Ground Pitch Report

The surface is flat and hard and the ball will come on to the bat nicely. Furthermore, the outfield is quick and there will be plenty of pockets available for doubles and triples due to the big dimensions of the ground. The spinners might come into the play with their variations and the big boundaries will help them in luring the batters to go for the big shots. Nevertheless, the batters are expected to dominate the proceedings at this venue.

Is Sydney Cricket Ground batting or bowling pitch?

It is a Batting surface. There are plenty of runs available for the batters on this surface.

Last Three Results at the Venue

  • Australia (280/8 in 50 overs) defeated England (208/10 in 38.5 overs) by 72 runs – 19 November 2022
  • Australia (389/4 in 50 overs) defeated India (338/9 in 50 overs) by 51 runs – 29 November 2020
  • Australia (374/6 in 50 overs) defeated India (308/8 in 50 overs) by 66 runs – 27 November 2020

Australia ODI record at Sydney Cricket Ground

Australia have played a total of 135 ODI matches at this venue. They have won 90, lost 39, and 6 matches ended without any result.

Australia’s Highest Total at the venue: 389/4 in 50 overs vs India in 2020
Australia’s Lowest Total at the venue: 109/10 in 27.3 overs vs England in 1983

West Indies ODI record at Sydney Cricket Ground

West Indies have played a total of 39 ODI matches at this venue. They have won 15, lost 22, and two ODI games ended without any result.

West Indies’ Highest Total at the venue: 277/9 in 50 overs vs Australia in 1989
West Indies’ Lowest Total at the venue: 87/10 in 29.3 overs vs Australia in 1992

Sydney Cricket Ground ODI Record

Total Matches Played: 160
Home Team (Australia) Won: 90
Visiting Team Won: 39
Neutral Side Won: 24
No Result: 7
Tied: 0

Average 1st Innings Score: 225
Matches Won Batting 1st: 91
Matches Won Batting 2nd: 62
Highest Team Total: 408/5 by South Africa vs West Indies in 2015
Lowest Team Total: 63/10 by India vs Australia in 1981
Highest Run Chase: 334/8 by Australia vs England in 2011

Highest Individual Score: 164 by Steven Smith (Australia) vs New Zealand in 2016
Best Bowling Figures: 5/15 by Greg Chappell (Australia) vs India in 1981
Most Runs: Allan Border (Australia) – 1561 runs in 65 matches
Most Wickets: Glenn McGrath (Australia) – 50 wickets in 27 matches

Sydney Cricket Ground Stats of Australia Cricketers

  • Steven Smith – 943 runs in 16 matches
  • Marnus Labuschagne – 186 runs in 4 matches
  • Travis Head – 122 runs in 3 matches
  • Adam Zampa – 18 wickets in 7 matches

Sydney Cricket Ground Stats of West Indies Cricketers

  • No player from the current West Indies squad has played an ODI at the SCG.

Most ODI runs at Sydney Cricket Ground (Active Players)

  1. Steven Smith (Australia) – 943 runs in 16 matches
  2. Rohit Sharma (India) – 333 runs in 5 matches
  3. Glenn Maxwell (Australia) – 330 runs in 11 matches

Most ODI wickets at Sydney Cricket Ground (Active Players)

  1. Adam Zampa (Australia) – 18 wickets in 7 matches
  2. Josh Hazlewood (Australia) – 18 wickets in 10 matches
  3. Mitchell Starc (Australia) – 16 wickets in 14 matches
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