New Zealand vs Bangladesh 2021, 2nd ODI: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report

New Zealand vs Bangladesh 2021, 2nd ODI: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report

The hosts New Zealand will face the visitors Bangladesh for the second time of this three-match ODI series at Hagley Oval (Christchurch) this Tuesday (23rd March).

While this ODI series is under the 2020–23 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League, New Zealand are leading it by 1-0 with two matches to go. The hosts won the ODI series opener by 8 wickets where Bangladesh scored only 131 runs before getting all out and New Zealand chased down the target in 21.2 overs after losing two wickets.

New Zealand, Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Christchurch
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh 2021, 2nd ODI: Weather Forecast

New Zealand and Bangladesh will meet in the second game of this ODI series at Hagley Oval (Christchurch) this Tuesday (23rd March). It will be a day/night ODI match that will begin at 02:00 PM (14:00).

According to the weather forecast, the sky can be cloudy most times of the day. However, there is very no threat of raining. So, cricket fans can expect a good uninterrupted day/night ODI match.

The temperature of the day can be between 16°C and 12°C.

New Zealand, Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Christchurch

New Zealand vs Bangladesh 2021, 2nd ODI: Pitch Report

Hagley Oval (Christchurch) will host this ODI between New Zealand and Bangladesh. It will be the first ODI at this venue since February 2019. The last ODI at this venue was also between New Zealand and Bangladesh on 16th February 2019 where the hosts won by 8 wickets.

New Zealand, Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Christchurch
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Generally, 250+ totals are safe to defend at this ODI venue. In the last some ODI matches at this venue, the first innings totals were very large (300+ totals) as the chasing teams failed to compete. While there is a good chance for the batsmen to score big runs in the first innings, the pacers also have strong records at this ODI venue.

Venue Stats (Hagley Oval, Christchurch)

Ground’s history in 1st and 2nd batting in ODIs

Overall ODIs

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 14 8 6
Innings average (Average run-rate) 227.32 (5.53) 257.36 (5.56) 197.29 (5.48)

In the last 5 ODIs

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 5 3 2
Innings average (Average run-rate) 215.50 (5.49) 238.80 (5.36) 192.20 (5.65)