The 13th match of the ICC World Cup 2023 will see England locking horns against Afghanistan on Sunday, October 15 at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi.
After a demoralizing defeat to the Indian team in their second match, Afghanistan faced a similar outcome in their opening game, as Bangladesh handed them a convincing loss.
On the other hand, England‘s campaign began with a loss to New Zealand in the tournament’s first game. Nonetheless, they showcased a strong comeback in their second match, securing a comfortable victory over Bangladesh.
However, before we head into this game, let’s take a look at the pitch report, stats, and ground records of the Arun Jaitley Stadium:
ENG vs AFG: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi Pitch Report
The Arun Jaitley Stadium offers a batting-friendly pitch, setting the stage for a potentially high-scoring encounter this Sunday. With minimal assistance for bowlers on this track, they could be in for a challenging outing. The team winning the toss should look to chase here. Anything around 290 runs to 300 runs will be the challenging total at this venue.
ENG vs AFG: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi Pitch Stats, ODI, and Ground Records
- Total matches 30
- Matches won batting first 14
- Matches won bowling first 15
- Average 1st Inns scores 231
- Average 2nd Inns scores 209
- Highest total recorded 428/5 (50 Ov) by RSA vs SL
- Lowest total recorded 99/10 (27.1 Ov) by RSA vs IND
- Highest score chased 281/4 (40.5 Ov) by IND vs SL
- Lowest score defended 174/7 (50 Ov) by NZW vs INDW
ENG vs AFG: Delhi Weather Report
Delhi experiences some clouds on Sunday, but there’s no chance of rain to interfere with the game. The humidity is estimated at around 53%, with temperatures fluctuating between 28°C and 32°C. As the match progresses, the temperature is likely to settle around 29°C.