Team India will go head-to-head against Bangladesh in the 17 match of the ICC World Cup, 2023 on Thursday, October 19 at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune.
Team India has had a fantastic World Cup run, registering three back-to-back wins as they head into this game. Their aim is to continue the streak with a fourth victory.
Bangladesh, on the other hand, is coming into this game on the heels of two consecutive losses. They are looking to rebound strongly, although taking on India won’t be a cakewalk.
However, before heading into this game, let’s take a look at the pitch report and ground stats of Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune:
IND vs BAN: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune Pitch Report
The Pune pitch is a paradise for batters, and we can expect a high-scoring contest this Wednesday. Spinners, especially during the middle overs, should thrive here. Fast bowlers won’t be left empty-handed either, as the pitch offers something for them as well.
The team winning the toss would do well to opt for bowling first, aiming to chase under the floodlights. A challenging total on this pitch would be in the range of 290 to 310 runs.
IND vs BAN: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune Ground Stats
- Total matches 7
- Matches won batting first 4
- Matches won bowling first 3
- Average 1st Inns scores 307
- Average 2nd Inns scores 281
- Highest total recorded 356/7 (48.1 Ov) by IND vs ENG
- Lowest total recorded 232/10 (49.4 Ov) by IND vs AUS
- Highest score chased 356/7 (48.1 Ov) by IND vs ENG
- Lowest score defended 283/9 (50 Ov) by WI vs IND
IND vs BAN: IND vs BAN: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune Weather Report
Pune is set for a sunny day this Thursday, with temperatures ranging from 28°C to 32°C. However, as the evening approaches, the temperature is expected to drop. Rain won’t be a concern, and the humidity will be at approximately 52%.