IND vs AFG ICC ODI World Cup 2023: Arun Jaitley Stadium Delhi Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, Average Score

Updated on: Oct 10, 2023 9:20 pm IST

Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

India and Afghanistan are all set to go toe-to-toe in their next match of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 as the two sides meet at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Wednesday.

India kickstarted their campaign with a statement win against Australia as they defeated the Kangaroos by 6 wickets. Men in Blue will now be feeling confident to register their second win on the trot. At the same time, Afghanistan lost their opening game to Bangladesh by 6 wickets. Their batting and bowling failed simultaneously and now they will be looking to improve massively to put up a fight against Team India.

In this post, we will take a look at Arun Jaitley Stadium Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, and Average Score ahead of the World Cup clash between India and Afghanistan.

Arun Jaitley Stadium Pitch Report

It is a fresh wicket at Arun Jaitley Stadium and its nature is completely different from the surfaces at the venue. We have always seen slow wickets at this venue that assist spinners a lot. However, it is a batting surface with true pace and bounce in it. The batters will enjoy their time in the middle and the bowlers cannot miss their mark by an inch.

Last Three Results at the Venue:

  • South Africa (428/5 in 50 overs) defeated Sri Lanka (326/10 in 44.5 overs) by 102 runs – 7 October 2023
  • South Africa (99/10 in 27.1 overs) lost to India (105/3 in 19.1 overs) by 7 wickets – 11 October 2022
  • Australia (272/9 in 50 overs) defeated India (237/10 in 50 overs) by 35 runs – 13 March 2019

India ODI record in Arun Jaitley Stadium

India have played a total of 21 ODI matches at this venue. They have won 13 and lost 7 ODI matches. Meanwhile, one match has ended without any result.

India’s Highest Total at the venue: 289/6 vs Australia in 1987
India’s Lowest Total at the venue: 144/10 vs Pakistan in 2005

Afghanistan ODI record in Arun Jaitley Stadium

Afghanistan are yet to play a game at this venue.

Afghanistan’s Highest Total at the venue: N/A
Afghanistan’s Lowest Total at the venue: N/A

India vs Afghanistan ODI Head-to-Head

Matches: 3
India Won: 2
Afghanistan Won: 0
No Result: 0
Tied: 1
Highest Total For India: 252/10 in 49.5 overs in 2018
Lowest Total For India: 224/8 in 50 overs in 2019
Highest Total For Afghanistan: 252/8 in 50 overs in 2018
Lowest Total For Afghanistan: 159/10 in 45.2 overs in 2014

Arun Jaitley Stadium Ground Info

Seating Capacity: 55000
Number of matches hosted: 35 Tests, 27 ODIs, and 7 T20Is.

Arun Jaitley Stadium ODI Stats and Records

Total Matches Played: 27
Home Team (India) Won: 13
Visiting Team Won: 7
Neutral Side Won: 6
No Result: 1
Match Tied: 0

Average 1st Innings Score: 237
Matches Won Batting 1st: 13
Matches Won Batting 2nd: 13
Highest Team Total: 428/5 by South Africa vs Sri Lanka in 2023
Lowest Team Total: 99/10 by South Africa vs India in 2022
Highest Run Chase: 281/4 by India vs Sri Lanka in 1982

Highest Individual Score: 145 by Ricky Ponting (Australia) vs Zimbabwe in 1998
Best Bowling Figures: 6/27 by Kemar Roach (West Indies) vs Netherlands in 2011
Most Runs: Sachin Tendulkar (India) – 300 runs in 8 matches
Most Wickets: Ravindra Jadeja (India) – 9 wickets in 6 matches
Most Sixes in ODIs at this venue: Kusal Mendis (Sri Lanka) – 8 Sixes

Stats of India Players at the Arun Jaitley Stadium

  • Virat Kohli – 222 runs in 7 matches
  • Rohit Sharma – 71 runs in 2 matches
  • Ravindra Jadeja – 9 wickets in 6 matches
  • Mohammed Shami – 7 wickets in 3 matches
  • Kuldeep Yadav – 5 wickets in 2 matches

Stats of Afghanistan Players at the Arun Jaitley Stadium

  • No player from Afghanistan have played at this venue so far.

Active Batters with most runs at the Arun Jaitley Stadium

  • Virat Kohli (India) – 222 runs in 7 matches
  • Kane Williamson (New Zealand) – 118 runs in 1 match
  • Aiden Markram (South Africa) – 115 runs in 2 matches

Active bowlers with most wickets at the Arun Jaitley Stadium

  • Ravindra Jadeja (India) – 9 wickets in 6 matches
  • Kemar Roach (West Indies) – 7 wickets in 2 matches
  • Mohammed Shami (India) – 7 wickets in 3 matches


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