India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI: Holkar Stadium Indore Pitch Report, Team India’s Record at Holkar Cricket Stadium
Updated on: Jan 24, 2023 12:26 pm IST
India vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI: The Indian men are set to face New Zealand on Tuesday (January 24) at 1:30 PM (IST). It’s the third and final match of the three-match One Day International (ODI) series and will be played at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore.
India, earlier, won the second game of the series in Raipur. The side performed exceptionally well, with the ball in particular. Their contest against New Zealand would be a crucial assignment, deeming the upcoming World Cup this year.
On the other hand, New Zealand will be looking to at least avoid a whitewash. Anyway, the Blackcaps would be keen to do their best, particularly versus India. The visitors are the number one ODI team in the world and will keep the upcoming World Cup in mind.
Holkar Stadium Indore Pitch Report
As India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI contest is at the edge, here’s the pitch report and more from Indore.
It seems like a batting pitch at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore to say and is better suited for pacers.
Based on the last five ODIs played at the venue, the average first innings score has been around 308 and the average total score has been around 284. 80% of the toss winners opted to bat first. And, 60% of the sides batting first won the games.
Team India’s Record at Holkar Cricket Stadium
Until now, the Holkar Cricket Stadium has hosted five ODIs. Team India’s record at the venue is described in the table below.
|India vs England||India won by 7 wickets||2006|
|2||India vs England||
India won by 54 runs
India vs West Indies
|India won by 153 runs||2011|
|4||India vs South Africa||
India won by 22 runs
India vs Australia
India won by 5 wickets
IND vs NZ: Indian bowlers seal series victory; Kiwis look to avoid the whitewash
Earlier in Raipur, in the second ODI, on January 21, India bowled first. And they bowled New Zealand out for merely 108 runs. India’s Mohammed Shami picked up three wickets, while the all-rounders Hardik Pandya and Washington Sundar picked up two wickets each. For Blackcaps, Glenn Phillips topped the scorecard with 36 runs in his account.
In reply, India’s Rohit Sharma scored 51 runs in 50 balls, while Shubman Gill remained not out on 40 to help India attain a victory by eight wickets.