New Zealand vs Australia 2021, 3rd T20I: Weather Report And Pitch Report

New Zealand vs Australia 2021, 3rd T20I: Weather Report And Pitch Report

The hosts New Zealand will face the visitors Australia in the third game of this five-match T20I series at Westpac Stadium (Wellington) on Wednesday (3rd March) evening.

Currently, the hosts New Zealand are leading this T20I series by 2-0 as they have won both the first two games of this series. After winning the opening game of this series by 53 runs at Christchurch, the home team claimed a 4-run victory in their second T20I of this series.

New Zealand, Australia, 3rd T20I, Weather, Pitch, Wellington
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New Zealand vs Australia 2021, 3rd T20I: Weather Forecast

On Wednesday evening, New Zealand and Australia will take on each other at Westpac Stadium (Wellington). This match has been scheduled to begin at 07:00 PM (19:00) local time.

According to the weather forecast, the sky will be mostly cloudy for the entire Wednesday. While there are some chances of rain in the early period of the day, there is no rain threat from the afternoon, including the match time. So, we can expect no delay or frustrating interruption during this important match of this T20I series.

During this match, the temperature can be between 22°c and 16°C.

New Zealand, Australia, 3rd T20I, Weather, Pitch, Wellington

New Zealand vs Australia 2021, 3rd T20I: Pitch Report

Westpac Stadium (Wellington) will host this T20I match between New Zealand and Australia. Last time, this venue hosted a T20I match on 31st January 2020, where India won the one-over eliminator against the hosts after the tied result.

New Zealand, Australia, 3rd T20I, Weather, Pitch, Wellington
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Though this venue has good records of T20I chasings, the first batting sides recently enjoyed more success in this T20I venue. However, 180+ totals are still safe to defend at this T20 venue. Talking about the bowling records at this T20I venue, the pacers have achieved higher success.

Venue stats (Westpac Stadium, Wellington)

Average totals in overall and each T20I innings at this venue

Overall T20Is

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 11 (+1 tied) 4 7
Innings average (Average run-rate) 148.58 (8.03) 160.92 (8.05) 136.25 (8.01)

In last 5 T20Is

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 4 (+1 tied) 3 1
Innings average (Average run-rate) 161 (8.27) 172.20 (8.63) 149.80 (7.88)