NZ vs AFG, MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai Pitch Report (Batting or Bowling) | New Zealand vs Afghanistan ODI Records & Stats, Weather Forecast: On October 18, 2023, New Zealand and Afghanistan will be playing the 16th match of World Cup 2023 at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. The Match between New Zealand and Afghanistan is scheduled at 2:00 PM (IST).
New Zealand is currently playing exceptional cricket despite their skipper Kane Williamson suffering from an injury, and he is ruled out of the tournament for the league stage matches. As of now, They have occupied the second position with six points and a net run rate of +1.604.
Afghanistan will be playing an important match as the conditions will be suitable for their bowlers, and they have an excellent opportunity to perform well and get winning momentum, which will help them in upcoming matches. They are at 6th position in the points table with two points.
NZ vs AFG World Cup 2023 Match Details:
Match Between: New Zealand vs Afghanistan (World Cup 2023 Match No.16)
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Match Timing: 02:00 PM (IST)
MA Chidambaram Stadium Pitch Report:
MA Chidambaram Stadium is Known for its spin-friendly Pitches with a fast outfield. Batting will be difficult in the second inning, whereas power hitters might not be as effective as they were on other pitches in India in this tournament. Spinners will get lots of turns in the second inning.
MA Chidambaram Stadium batting or bowling Pitch?
In recent matches, The Pitch at MA Chidambaram Stadium gets better for the batters, but still, spinners are dominating the game at this venue. Pacers can get some wickets, but only in the starting few overs of an inning.
MA Chidambaram Stadium ODI Stats:
Matches Played:- 25
Matches won batting first:- 14 (53.85%)
Matches won Batting Second:- 10 (38.46%)
Matches won Winning Toss:- 17 (65.38%)
Matches won Losing Toss:- 7 (26.92%)
Highest Score:- 337/7 (ACC Asian XI)
Lowest Score:- 69 (Kenya)
Average Score: 232
MA Chidambaram Stadium Upcoming matches:
|Date||Match Between||Time (IST)|
|October 18||New Zealand v Afghanistan||2:00 PM|
|October 23||Afghanistan v Pakistan||2:00 PM|
|October 27||Pakistan v South Africa||2:00 PM|
MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai Weather Forecast:
As per the reports, Chepauk will have sunny weather throughout the day. There is no chance of rain in the match between New Zealand vs Afghanistan. The Temperature is expected to be around 28 degrees Celsius, and the humidity will be approx. 70%. The wind will flow at 16 km/hr, which is pretty much fast.
NZ vs AFG Head To Head Records in ODIs:
Matches Played: 2
New Zealand Won: 2
Afghanistan Won: 0
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