MI vs SRH IPL 2023: Wankhede Stadium Mumbai Pitch Report, Team Records at Wankhede Stadium
Updated on: May 20, 2023 12:23 pm IST
Mumbai Indians in a quest to make it to the playoffs will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in match no 69 of Tata IPL 2023. Sunrisers are already eliminated from the competition but for Mumbai Indians it is still everything to play for. A win here will keep their hopes of making to the playoff alive. In this post we will be discussing about Wankhede’s wicket and how it would play for MI vs SRH match.
MI vs SRH Match: Wankhede Stadium Mumbai Pitch Report
The Wankhede Stadium is renowned for its batsman-friendly pitch. The wicket offers a flat surface, enabling the ball to come onto the bat with a good bounce, facilitating the batsmen to play their shots without restraint. Additionally, the boundaries are relatively short, providing further opportunities for the batsmen to score quickly. Out of the six games played at this venue, the chasing team emerged victorious in four instances, while the remaining two matches saw successful defenses of the target. Considering these factors, the team winning the toss is expected to choose to chase on this pitch. Check Wankhede Stadium IPL records below,
|Batting 1st won||50|
|Batting 2nd won||58|
|Average 1st inning score||176.7|
|Average 2nd inning score||178.9|
|Highest Total||235/1 by RCB|
|Lowest Total||67 by KKR|
|Highest Individual||133* AB de Villiers|
|Most Wickets||68 by Lasith Malinga|
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Wankhede Teams record
Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium
Sunrisers Hyderabad at Wankhede Stadium
MI vs SRh HEAD-TO-HEAD Record
The two teams have locked horns 20 times in the IPL history. Mumbai has had the upper hand with 11 wins, whereas, Hyderabad has won 9 matches.
|Matches Played||Mumbai Indians Won||Sunrisers Hyderabad Won|
Is Wankhede Stadium Mumbai batting or bowling pitch?
Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is renowned for its batting-friendly pitch, with an average first innings score of approximately 207 this season. The pitch provides a flat surface with consistent bounce and carry, creating ideal conditions for batsmen to showcase their shot-making skills comfortably. The shorter boundaries also contribute to higher scoring rates for the batting team. However, in evening matches, the presence of dew can pose a slight challenge for bowlers to maintain a good grip on the ball, especially in the innings. Overall, the Wankhede pitch is widely regarded as favorable to batsmen, establishing it as a true batting paradise.
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