New Zealand lost their third ODI match against South Africa at MCA Stadium in Pune. The Proteas gave New Zealand 357 huge targets which Kiwis lost by 190 runs. New Zealand will try to uplift the loss in the upcoming match against Pakistan.
Speaking of which, Pakistan won their last ODI World Cup match against Bangladesh by 7 wickets. Right now, Pakistan is in the 5th position at the ICC World Cup points table. And Pakistan try to win against New Zealand to secure its place in the semi-final.
However apart from its win over New Zealand, there are so many factors that will affect Pakistan’s semi-final position.
New Zealand vs Pakistan ODI Head-to-Head Records
In ODI cricket, New Zealand and Pakistan have faced each other 115 times. New Zealand won 51 times and 60 times Pakistan won the match victoriously. Three times the match got no results and one time the match tied.
M Chinnaswamy Stadium Bengaluru Pitch Report
The venue for the NZ vs PAK is the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru is the paradise for the batters. The 22-yard strip at M Chinaswamy stadium and the smaller dimensions of the ground offer a great opportunity for the batsman.
There is rain expected for the NZ vs Pak match and scattered thunderstorms. The temperature forecast for the 4th of November will be at 28°c, mostly cloudy.
M Chinnaswamy Stadium Bengaluru ODI Records
M Chinaswamy Stadium had witnessed 38 ODI matches from which 14 matches were won by the team who batted first and 20 matches were won by the team bowling first.
|Won Batting First||14|
|Won Bowling First||20|
|Average First Innings Score||233|
|Highest Team Totals||383|
|Lowest team Totals||114|
Best Players From New Zealand and Pakistan
New Zealand Best Players
Devon Conway one of the top batsmen will do his best against Pakistan’s fast bowlers. Vice-captain Tom Latham is another great batsman against spinners and not to forget Rachin Ravindra who made his World Cup debut and scored 415 runs in World Cup ODI 2023.
Pakistan Best Players
Pakistan won the 31st ODI of the World Cup by 7 wickets against Bangladesh. Our picks for the best Pakistani players are Babar Azam, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Nawaz, and Haris Rauf.
The NZ vs SA match is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. IST on Saturday.