The most anticipated match of the ICC World Cup, 2023 between India and Pakistan is set to be played on Saturday, October 14 at Narendra Modi stadium, Ahmedabad.
India‘s World Cup campaign got off to a flying start as they convincingly beat Australia and Afghanistan in the first two matches. Riding high on momentum, they are eager to maintain their winning streak against Pakistan.
Pakistan, on the other hand, had a fantastic start to their tournament campaign by beating the Netherlands and winning a high-scoring thriller against Sri Lanka. They are now focused on keeping their winning momentum intact.
Before heading into this game, let’s take a look at the pitch report of the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. This will help us understand the pitch’s past behaviour and predict how it might perform in the upcoming match:
IND vs PAK: Narendra Modi stadium, Ahmedabad Pitch Report
The pitch at Narendra Modi Stadium is all set for an even contest between bat and ball. The surface usually treats batters well, but watch out for those tricky early overs when the seamers might have some fun. And don’t forget, it’s all about those day-night games, where the dew could give batters an upper hand in the second innings so chasing can be a good idea here.
IND vs PAK: Narendra Modi stadium, Ahmedabad Pitch Stats, ODI, and Ground Records
- Total matches: 29
- Matches won batting first: 16
- Matches won bowling first: 13
- Average 1st Inns scores: 237
- Average 2nd Inns scores: 206
- Highest total recorded: 365/2 (50 Ov) by RSA vs IND
- Lowest total recorded: 85/10 (30.1 Ov) by ZIM vs WI
- Highest score chased: 325/5 (47.4 Ov) by IND vs WI
- Lowest score defended: 196/10 (48.3 Ov) by WI vs IND
IND vs PAK: Ahmedabad Weather Report
The weather forecast for Saturday, October 14, in Ahmedabad is all sunshine and no rain. No need to think about reserve days, as the skies are expected to remain clear. Temperatures will be in the range of 30 to 35°C with humidity at approximately 55%.