The 9th match of the ICC World Cup 2023 will see Pakistan locking horns against Sri Lanka on Tuesday, October 10, at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad.
Pakistan got their ICC World Cup 2023 campaign off to a flying start with a resounding 82-run victory over the Netherlands. On the other hand, Sri Lanka’s campaign got off to a rocky start as they suffered a 102-run defeat to South Africa.
Heading into this game, while the Men in Green will be looking to build upon their winning streak, Sri Lanka is eager to stage a comeback and secure a win. All in all, an exciting 50-overs contest beckons at Hyderabad on Tuesday.
Heading into this game, let’s take a look at the pitch report, stats, and ground records of Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad:
PAK vs SL: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad Pitch Report
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium’s pitches typically offer bowlers an edge, thanks to the reliable bounce produced by the black soil. Recent ODI matches played at this venue suggests that the pitch here favours the spinners more. Interestingly, in the eight ODIs held here, teams batting first have found more success than those bowling first. So whoever wins the toss will look to bat first.
PAK vs SL: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad Pitch Stats, and Ground Records
- Total matches played: 9
- Matches won batting first: 6
- Matches won bowling first: 3
- Average 1st Innings scores: 291
- Average 2nd Innings scores: 251
- Highest total recorded: 350/4 (50 Ov) by AUS vs IND
- Lowest total recorded: 174/10 (36.1 Ov) by ENG vs IND
- Highest score chased: 252/5 (48.5 Ov) by RSA vs IND
- Lowest score defended: 290/7 (50 Ov) by AUS vs IND
PAK vs SL: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad Weather Report
On Tuesday, Hyderabad is set to experience sunny weather, with temperatures ranging from 28°C to 29°C. The humidity is expected to be at about 55%, and the wind is anticipated to blow at a speed of around 17 km/h. Fortunately, there are no expected rain disruptions during the Pakistan versus Sri Lanka match.