New Zealand vs Australia 2021, 4th T20I: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report

New Zealand vs Australia 2021, 4th T20I: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report

On Friday (5th March) night, the hosts New Zealand will play against the visitors Australia in the fourth match of the five-match T20I series at Westpac Stadium (Wellington).

Before this penultimate match of this T20I series, the home team is leading it by the 2-1 margin. Before Australia won the previous T20I by 64 runs at this same venue (Wellington), Kiwis won the first two matches of this series by 53 runs and 4 runs at Christchurch and Dunedin respectively.

New Zealand, Australia, 4th T20I, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Wellington
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New Zealand vs Australia 2021, 4th T20I: Weather Forecast

This New Zealand vs Australia T20I match will be played at Westpac Stadium (Wellington) on Friday night. It has been scheduled to begin at 07:00 PM (19:00) local time.

According to the weather forecast, the sky can be cloudy for the entire day but there is no rain threat for the entire day. So, cricket fans can expect an exciting T20I match between New Zealand and Australia at Wellington without any interruption.

The temperature of the day can be a maximum of 20°C and a minimum of 17°C.

New Zealand, Australia, 4th T20I, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Wellington

New Zealand vs Australia 2021, 4th T20I: Pitch Report

Westpac Stadium (Wellington) will host this crucial match between New Zealand and Australia. This venue hosted the previous game of this T20I series where the visitors Aussies scored 208/4 (20 overs) but the hosts Blackcaps only managed to score 144 runs (17.1 overs) in reply.

New Zealand, Australia, 4th T20I, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Wellington
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Out of the last five T20I matches at this venue, the first batting teams won the four matches while the other game had the tie result. According to the latest record, 180+ totals are safe for the first batting teams at this T20I venue. While the pacers have some very good records at this T20 venue, Australian spinner Ashton Agar took 6 wickets in the last game.

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 12 (+1 tied) 5 7
Innings average (Average run-rate) 150.69 (8.14) 164.54 (8.23) 136.85 (8.04)

In last 5 T20Is

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 4 (+1 tied) 4 0
Innings average (Average run-rate) 175.10 (8.91) 192.80 (9.64) 157.40 (8.16)