India Vs. New Zealand Today Match Pitch Report, Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, Raipur.
The Indian cricket team is leading the ODI cricket series 1-0 after winning the first match against the New Zealand team. Both teams will play the second match in Raipur. The Indian team will try to seal the series under their own name by winning one more match. The New Zealand cricket team, on the other hand, will fight to equalize the series. Though the Indian team managed to set a huge target of 349 runs at the Hyderabad cricket ground, none of the other Indian team batsmen except Subhaman Gill, managed to score more than 50 runs.
Gill has been able to create many records through his previous performances. Gill became the number two player among the batsmen who scored 1000 runs quickly in One day Cricket. Earlier, Fakhar Zaman had a record of scoring 1000 runs in 18 matches, with Imam ul Haq scoring 1000 runs in 19 matches.
At such a time, Surya Kumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya can play an important role in the upcoming match. While Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar spend more runs on the bowling side, it can be considered certain that they will get a place in the team due to their expertise in taking wickets.
The chances of a change in the New Zealand team is less, even if they are defeated. In the first match, no other batsman was particularly successful except for 152 runs in the partnership between Michael Bracewell and Mitchell Santner. At such a time it will be exciting which batsman will be able to score more runs in the upcoming match.
Subhamon Gill continues his fine form to set the record as the youngest player to score 200 runs in One Day Cricket history. He is also the fifth Indian player to have scored 200 runs in ODI. Earlier Sachin Tendulkar scored against South Africa in 2010, Birender Sehwag against West Indies in 2011, Rohit Sharma 209 against Australia, 264 and 208 against Sri Lanka, and Ishan Kishan 210 against Bangladesh in 2022.
At the beginning of 2023, Subhman Gill scored two centuries, while the right-handed Batchman was able to collect only two centuries in 2022.
His innings of 208 off 149 balls was the innings of the tenth double-century in ODI cricket. Through this, he has also been able to teach his critics a proper lesson.
On the other hand, New Zealand’s Michael Bracewell showed an explosive batting inning of 140 runs off 79 balls to force the Indian team to struggle for victory. The New Zealand team was on course for a confirmed defeat at the loss of five wickets for 110 runs chasing the target of 350 when Bracewell started his innings. Bracewell changed the situation of the match by playing a wonderful inning with 10 sixes and 12 fours and countering the attack by the Indian bowlers. The player, who is known as a finisher, will pose a tough challenge to the Indian team in today’s match.
The Indian pace bowlers took eight wickets each for the team in the first match. While Mohammad Siraj took four wickets at home ground in Hyderabad, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur, and harfan Maula Pandiya took wickets from time to time to bring the match to India’s favor.
In 2022, the Indian team’s pace bowlers are ranked first on the list to take more numbers with 136 wickets in 28 matches. Following this, New Zealand is in second place with 111 wickets in 20 matches.
To defeat the Indian team on home ground is not an easy thing for any cricket team, so tomorrow’s match will be interesting to watch, what kind of performance the New Zealand team puts forward and how the Indian team continues the winning streak.
According to the weather forecast, the weather in Raipur and its nearby areas will remain clear. The temperature will hover around 30 degrees Celsius during the day. The humidity will be 56% close to it. The sun will rise at 6.43 AM and sunset at 5.45 PM. The wind speed will blow at a speed of 7 km per hour towards the South West. During the night, the temperature will drop to 16 degrees. The wind speed will remain at a speed of 4 km.
The highest team score in Indian Premier League was 164 runs, with an average score of 149.6 runs. The pitch is not batting-friendly, The ground has a tendency to become increasingly slower as the match progresses, making it more favorable for spin bowlers and forcing fast bowlers to utilize a wider range of deliveries. The larger dimensions of the field also provide an opportunity for bowlers to experiment with more flight and variations in their deliveries, boosting their confidence.
What is the pitch report of Raipur Cricket stadium?
It is a bowling-friendly pitch, with low-scoring early records. The spin bowler will be more effective on the ground. The pitch may be slower as the match progresses.
What is the chance for India to win in Raipur?
According to various media and other sources, it is clear that India’s winning chance is 73%.