The 19th match of the ICC World Cup 2023 will be played between Netherlands and Sri Lanka on Saturday, October 21 at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow.
The Netherlands‘ tournament campaign kicked off with two tough losses against Pakistan and New Zealand. Their stunning resurgence came to light when they outperformed the strong South African team in their latest Dharamsala match.
Sri Lanka, on the other hand, has yet to taste victory in the tournament, experiencing defeats in their first three matches against Pakistan, South Africa, and Australia. Looking ahead to their next game, they have a solid chance to break their losing streak and register a win.
However, before heading into this game, let’s take a look at the pitch report, ground stats of the Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium, Lucknow:
Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow Pitch Report
The pitch at the Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow has proven to be ideal for batting, as evident in the first two matches at this venue. As the game progresses, the pitch is expected to slow down, providing an opportunity for spinners to thrive in the latter half of the match. Fast bowlers, too, can expect some assistance, although they will need to work diligently to take wickets.
Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow Ground Stats
- Total matches: 11
- Matches won batting first: 3
- Matches won bowling first: 8
- Average 1st Inns scores: 226
- Average 2nd Inns scores: 209
- Highest total recorded: 311/7 (50 Ov) by RSA vs AUS
- Lowest total recorded: 157/10 (41 Ov) by RSAW vs INDW
- Highest score chased: 269/3 (48.4 Ov) by RSAW vs INDW
- Lowest score defended: 248/5 (50 Ov) by INDW vs RSAW