IND vs ENG 2024 1st Test: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium Hyderabad Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, Average Score

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India will meet India will meet England on January 25 to relocate their place in the World Test Championship 2023-25. Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad will host this fixture at 9:30 PM IST.

Meanwhile, in this post, Check the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, and Average Score ahead of the 1st Test between India and England.

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Pitch Report

The pitch at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium is batting-friendly. Although most pitches in recent times in India favour spinners, the surface in Hyderabad allows batters to score big runs. Despite batters being the dominant force in Hyderabad, bowlers are never out of the game here. In the last match played here, batters and bowlers remained equal throughout the match.

Is Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium a batting or a bowling pitch?

The recent Test matches played here, have revealed a Balanced wicket.

Last Result at the Venue: (Oct 12-14, 2018)

West Indies – 311/10 (Pacers – 6w, Spinners – 4w) & 127/10 (Pacers – 10w, Spinners – 0w)

India – 367/10 (Pacers – 8w, Spinners – 2w) & 127/10 (Pacers – 4w, Spinners – 6w)

India won by 10 wickets.

India Test record in Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium

India have played 5 Test matches at this venue and won 4 and drew 1 of them.

India’s Highest Total: 687/6 vs Bangladesh in 2017

India’s Lowest Total: 367/10 vs West Indies in 2018

England Test record in Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium

England have never played a Test match here.

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Ground Info

Seating Capacity: 39200
Number of matches hosted: 5 Tests, 10 ODIs, and 2 T20Is

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Test Stats and Records

Total Matches Played: 5
Home Team (India) Won: 4
Visiting Team Won: 0
Neutral Side Won: 0
Drawn: 1

Average 1st Innings Score: 405
Matches Won Batting 1st: 2
Matches Won Batting 2nd: 2
Highest Team Total: 621 All Out by South Africa vs Sri Lanka in 2020
Lowest Team Total: 101 All Out by England vs South Africa in 2016
Highest Run Chase: 251/8 by England vs South Africa in 2000

Highest Individual Score: 225 – by Brendon McCullum (New Zealand) v India on November 12, 2010 – India drew with New Zealand
Best Bowling Figures: 6/31 – by Ravichandran Ashwin (India) v New Zealand on August 23, 2012 – India beat New Zealand by an innings and 115 runs
Most Runs: Cheteswar Pujara (India) – 510 runs in 5 innings
Most Wickets: Ravichandran Ashwin (India) – 27 wickets in 8 innings
Most Sixes in Test at this venue: Harbhajan Singh (India) – 7 Sixes

Stats of India Players at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Test

  • Virat Kohli: 379 runs in 5 innings
  • Ravi Ashwin: 107 runs in 4 innings & 27 wickets in 8 innings
  • Shardul Thakur: 2 wickets in 2 innings
  • Ravindra Jadeja: 86 runs in 4 innings & 15 wickets in 6 innings
  • Kuldeep Yadav: 4 wickets in 2 innings
  • KL Rahul: 49 runs in 4 innings

ODI:

  • Shubman Gill: 208 runs in 1 match
  • Rohit Sharma: 72 runs in 3 matches
  • Mohammed Siraj: 4 wickets in 1 innings
  • Jasprit Bumrah: 2 wickets in 1 innings

T20I:

  • Shreyas Iyer – 4 runs in 1 match
  • Axar Patel: 3 wickets in 1 match

Stats of England Players at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Test

No players from the current England squad have played any international match at this stadium.

Active Batters with most runs at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Test

  • Cheteshwar Pujara – 510 Runs in 5 innings
  • Virat Kohli – 379 runs in 5 innings
  • Ajinkay Rahane – 190 Runs in 3 innings

Active bowlers with most wickets at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Test

  • Ravi Ashwin – 27 wickets in 8 innings
  • Ravindra Jadeja – 15 wickets in 6 innings
  • Umesh Yadav – 15 wickets in 6 innings
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