NZ vs BAN ICC World Cup 2023: MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, Average Score

Updated on: Oct 13, 2023 12:12 pm IST

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

New Zealand are all set to square off against Bangladesh in their next game of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 on Friday. The match will be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai at 2:00 PM IST.

The Kiwis have begun their campaign with an aplomb after winning both of their first two matches. They defeated England and Netherlands by 9 wickets and 99 runs, respectively. Bangladesh, on the other hand, won their first game against Afghanistan by 6 wickets but lost their next game to England by 137 runs.

New Zealand will be eyeing their third consecutive victory, while Bangladesh will try to bounce back from the loss in conditions that suit them better. In this post, we will take a look at the MA Chidambaram Stadium Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, and Average Score ahead of the World Cup clash between New Zealand and Bangladesh.

MA Chidambaram Stadium’s Pitch Report

It is surface is on the slower side and the ball will not come to the bat nicely. The spinners are likely to get turn off the surface and stroke-making will be difficult here. However, the batting might get easier under lights. Hence, the team winning the toss is expected to bowl first.

Last Three Results at the Venue:

  • Australia (199/10 in 49.3 overs) lost to India (201/4 in 41.2 overs) by 6 wickets – 8 October 2023
  • Australia (269//10 in 49 overs) defeated India (248/10 in 49.1 overs) by 21 runs – 22 March 2023
  • India (287/8 in 50 overs) lost to West Indies (291/2 in 47.5 overs) by 8 wickets – 15 December 2019

New Zealand ODI record in MA Chidambaram Stadium

New Zealand have played 4 ODI matches at this venue. They have won one, lost two, and one game ended without any result.

New Zealand’s Highest Total at the venue: 286/9 in 50 overs vs Australia in 1996
New Zealand’s Lowest Total at the venue: 103/10 in 27 overs vs India in 2010

Bangladesh ODI record in MA Chidambaram Stadium

Bangladesh have played only 1 one-day match here. They have lost one game.

Bangladesh’s Highest Total at the venue:198/10 in 46.2 overs vs Kenya in 1998
Bangladesh’s Lowest Total at the venue: N/A

New Zealand vs Bangladesh ODI Head-to-Head

Matches: 41
New Zealand Won: 30
Bangladesh Won: 10
No Result: 1
Tied: 0
Highest Total For New Zealand: 341/7 in 50 overs in 2016
Lowest Total For New Zealand: 162/10 in 29.5 overs in 2013
Highest Total For Bangladesh: 309/6 in 49.2 overs in 2013
Lowest Total For Bangladesh: 77/10 in 19.3 overs in 2002

MA Chidambaram Stadium Ground Info

Seating Capacity: 38000
Number of matches hosted: 34 Tests, 24 ODIs, and 2 T20Is

MA Chidambaram Stadium ODI Stats and Records

Total Matches Played: 24
Home Team (India) Won: 8
Visiting Team Won: 6
Neutral Side Won: 9
No Result: 1
Match Tied: 0

Average 1st Innings Score: 231
Matches Won Batting 1st: 14
Matches Won Batting 2nd: 9
Highest Team Total: 337/7 by ACC Asia XI vs ACA Africa XI in 2007
Lowest Team Total: 69/10 by Kenya vs New Zealand in 2011
Highest Run Chase: 291/2 by West Indies vs India in 2019

Highest Individual Score: 194 by Saeed Anwar (Pakistan) vs India in 1997
Best Bowling Figures: 5/51 by Ravi Rampaul (West Indies) vs India in 2011
Most Runs: Virat Kohli (India) – 422 runs in 9 matches
Most Wickets: Mohammad Rafique (Bangladesh) – 8 wickets in 3 matches
Most Sixes in ODIs at this venue: Kieron Pollard (India) – 12 Sixes

Stats of New Zealand Players at the MA Chidambaram Stadium

  • Tim Southee – 3 wickets in 1 match

Stats of Bangladesh Players at the MA Chidambaram Stadium

  • No current Bangladesh player has played on this surface.

Active Batters with most runs at the MA Chidambaram Stadium

  • Virat Kohli (India) – 422 runs in 9 matches
  • Rohit Sharma (India) – 140 runs in 8 matches
  • Shimron Hetmyer (West Indies) – 139 runs in 1 match

Active bowlers with most wickets at the MA Chidambaram Stadium

  • Kuldeep Yadav (India) – 7 Wickets in 4 matches
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar (India) – 6 wickets in 3 matches
  • Hardik Pandya (India) – 6 wickets in 3 matches

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