Bangladesh vs India 3rd ODI: Chattogram Pitch Report, Team India’s Record at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium

Updated on: Dec 10, 2022 10:09 am IST

  • Bangladesh vs India 3rd ODI

    Bangladesh vs India 3rd ODI: The Indian men are set to face Bangladesh on Saturday (December 10) at 11:30 AM (IST). It’s the third and final match of the three-match One Day International (ODI) series and will be played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury National Stadium in Chattogram.

    Bangladesh, earlier, won the second ODI in Mirpur on December 7, to lead the series 2-0. Considering the upcoming 50-over Cricket World Cup 2023 in India, Bangladesh will be aiming to continue their victorious run.

    On the other hand, India will be looking to avoid a whitewash. The side previously lost the second game with disappointing performances in all three departments.

    As the Bangladesh vs India contest is at the edge, here’s the pitch report and more from Chattogram.

    Bangladesh vs India 3rd ODI: Chattogram Pitch Report, Team India’s Record at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium

    It’s a batting pitch at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury National Stadium to say but is better suited for pacers.
    Based on the last five ODIs played at the venue, the average first innings score has been around 259, and the average total score varied around 239. 60% of the toss-winning captains opted to bat first. However, 60% of the teams won the game while bowling first.

    Until now, the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury National Stadium has hosted 25 ODIs. However, India have practically never played an ODI at this particular venue. A game that was supposed to be played here in 2007, was abandoned without a ball bowled then. The game was a part of India tour of Bangladesh in May 2007 under the leadership of Rahul Dravid

    Bangladesh attain thrilling victory over India in second ODI in Mirpur

    Earlier, in the second ODI, with the help of Mehidy Hasan Miraz’s unbeaten knock of 100 runs in 70 balls, Bangladesh posted a decent total of 271 runs. India’s Washington Sundar picked up three wickets.

    In response, India’s Shreyas Iyer scored 82 runs in 102 balls with six boundaries and three deliveries in his account. Apart from him, Axar Patel and the skipper Rohit Sharma too hit the fifties. In the end, Sharma’s cameo of 51 runs in 28 balls wasn’t enough for his side as, Bangladesh won the match by a narrow margin five runs, in Mirpur.

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