- On Friday, September 29, New Zealand will play Pakistan in the third warm-up game for the ODI World Cup 2023.
- The contest will be held at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.
The highly anticipated ICC One-Day International World Cup 2023 is rapidly approaching, and cricket fans all over the world are expecting a spectacular display of talent and competition. With teams from all over the world preparing to compete on the global stage, the warm-up matches will begin on September 29. These practice matches will give you a taste of what’s to come in terms of action and excitement.
On September 29, New Zealand will face Pakistan in the third warm-up match at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. In the run-up to the official tournament, both New Zealand and Pakistan will be looking to fine-tune their strategies and gather crucial momentum.
ODI Stats and Records at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium:
- Total matches: 7
- Matches won batting first: 4
- Matches won bowling first: 3
- Average first innings scores: 288
- Average second innings scores: 262
- Highest total recorded: 350/4 (50 Ov) by Australia
- Lowest total recorded: 174/10 (36.1 Ov) by England
- Highest score chased: 252/5 (48.5 Ov) by South Africa
- Lowest score defended: 290/7 (50 Ov) by Australia
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium pitch report:
The Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium is known for its well-balanced pitch for batsmen and bowlers. The playing surface facilitates run-scoring, and the statistical trend suggests high-scoring games will captivate the audience.
Weather forecast Hyderabad:
Thiruvananthapuram’s weather looks good for the match. Expect partly cloudy skies with 20% chance of rain. The forecast predicts 31 degrees Celsius and 75% humidity. The wind will blow gently at 11 km/h.
NZ vs PAK, playing XI, 3rd warm-up game:
New Zealand: Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (c), DJ Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Glenn Phillips, Tom Latham (wk), MJ Henry, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult
Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Agha Salman, FK Zaman, IU Haq, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, SH Khan, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), S Afridi, Usama Mir