India vs Bangladesh T20 World Cup: Adelaide Pitch Report, Team India’s Record at Adelaide Oval
Updated on: Nov 2, 2022 12:22 pm IST
India vs Bangladesh, T20 World Cup 2022: The Indian men are set to face the neighbors Bangladesh on Wednesday (November 2) at the Adelaide Oval. This will be their fourth group-stage game of the ongoing ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, in Australia.
The Rohit Sharma-led side won its first two matches against Pakistan (October 23) and the Netherlands (October 27). The team, however, lost against South Africa on Sunday (October 30).
Bangladesh are placed in the third position in the points table, with two victories in three group-stage games. The side recently won their match against Zimbabwe by merely three runs.
As India vs Bangladesh contest is at the edge, here’s the pitch report and more, for the India vs South Africa game.
India vs Bangladesh: Adelaide Pitch Report, Team India’s Record at Adelaide Oval
It’s a batting pitch at the Perth Stadium to say, but is better suited for pacers, as most of the Australian pitches do. Based on the last five T20 games played at the venue, the average first innings score has been around 182, and the average total score varied around 160. 60% of the toss-winning captains opted to bowl first. Nonetheless, 60% of the teams won the game, while batting first.
Before India vs Bangladesh game, 5 T20Is were played in Adelaide. However, India have played only one T20 International at this particular venue.
It was January 2016, when MS Dhoni-led India faced Australia in Adelaide. And Kohli’s heroic inning of 90 runs in 55 deliveries then, guided his side to a victory, by 37 runs.
T20 World Cup 2022: India lose the South Africa-derby in the last over
Before heading into India vs Bangladesh clash, India faced South Africa in Perth. Earlier, India put on a total of 133 runs for nine; India’s ‘man in form,’ Suryakumar Yadav notched 68 runs in 40 deliveries, with three sixes and six fours. Meanwhile, South African pacer Lungi Ngidi captured a fourfer.
In reply, the Proteas batters Aiden Markram and David Miller did it for their side. Both of them smashed the fifties; Markram scored 52 runs, and in the meantime, Miller scored an unbeaten knock of 59 runs. Their vital partnership aided South Africa to get over India by five wickets.
T20 World Cup 2022: India aim for a semi-final spot
Besides, following the Adelaide derby, India will play Zimbabwe (November 6) in Melbourne.
India are currently placed in the second position in the points table after two wins in three games. While South Africa are placed in the top position with two victories and an abandoned game.
Moreover, after a disappointing run in the 2021 edition of the tournament, India would not afford a step back in Australia.
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