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ENG vs NZ ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Narendra Modi Stadium Ahmedabad Pitch Report, Venue Stats, Record

By Sonam G

The opening match of the ICC World Cup 2023 between England and New Zealand will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Both teams were the finalists in the previous edition and this promises to be an exciting match.

Narendra Modi Stadium pitch report

The surface here will be a balanced one with good pace and bounce. Batting will be difficult under the lights and both teams might look to bat first. The last match played at this venue between India and West Indies saw the pacers take 14 out of the 20 wickets.  The average score at this venue is 235 batting first.

Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad Venue Stats

Matches: 26

Home Team Won: 16

Visiting Team Won: 12

Neutral Side Won: 8

No Result: 2

Matches Won Batting 1st: 14

Matches Won Batting 2nd: 12

Highest Team Total: 365/2  by South Africa against India in 2010.

Lowest Team Total: 85 All Out by Zimbabwe vs West Indies in 2006

Average 1st Innings Score: 235

Average 2nd Innings Score: 203

Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad Record

England ODI record at this venue

Matches – 2

Won – 1

Lost – 1

Highest Total – 276

Lowest Total – 228

New Zealand ODI record at this venue

Matches – 2

Won – 1

Lost – 1

Highest Total -239

Lowest Total – 166

Scoring Pattern

Below  200: 6 times

Score between 200 and 249: 7 times

Score between 250 and 299: 9 times

Above Score 300: 4 times

Average Runs per wicket : 35

Run Rate per over : 5.4

Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad Weather Report

There are no signs of any rain for October 5th and the forecast is for a very warm day with a maximum temperature of 36° C in the day, but the temperature is expected to reduce to 28° C in the night.

England vs New Zealand H2H in One Day World Cups. 

Matches – 10

England won – 5

New Zealand won – 5

England highest total – 322

New Zealand Highest total – 241

England Lowest Total – 123

New Zealand Lowest Total – 186

Previous One Day Match played at this venue was between West Indies and India where India were all-out for 265 and in reply West Indies were bowled out for 169. Pacers took 14 out of the 20 wickets in that match.

Sonam G

A cricket fan trying to analyze the game from a different point of view.