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

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

New Zealand vs Bangladesh T20I
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The hosts New Zealand will again face the visitors Bangladesh in the third or last game of the three-match T20I series at Eden Park (Auckland) this Thursday (1st April) night.

Currently, the hosts are leading this T20I series by a 2-0 margin as they won the first game by 66 runs and then won the rain-curtailed second T20I by 28 runs (DLS method).

New Zealand, Bangladesh, 3rd T20I, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Eden Park, Auckland
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh 2021, 3rd T20I: Weather Forecast

This New Zealand vs Bangladesh T20I is going to be played at Eden Park (Auckland) this Thursday (1st April) night. It has been scheduled to begin at 07:00 PM (19:00) local time.

New Zealand, Bangladesh, 3rd T20I, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Eden Park, Auckland
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According to the weather forecast, the sky will be cloudy for most of the day and there are very good chances of rain every hour, especially the late evening when this T20I match will run. The temperature of the day can be around 21°C and 13°C.

However, cricket fans will pray for a good T20I match without any interruption.

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

Eden Park (Auckland) will host this T20I match between New Zealand and Bangladesh. In this season, this venue already hosted two T20Is where New Zealand faced West Indies and Pakistan once each at this venue in late 2020.

New Zealand, Bangladesh, 3rd T20I, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Eden Park, Auckland
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On 27th November 2020, the Blackcaps played against West Indies at this T20I venue. Later, on 18th December 2020, Pakistan faced the hosts at this venue in another T20I match. The hosts won both those matches by 5 wickets, while the first game was affected by rain. The Kiwis chased down the 176 runs target in 15.2 overs (won in DLS method) against the Caribbean team and later chased down the 154 runs target (18.5 overs) in the full game against Pakistan.

This T20I venue is really famous for high scoring matches. Apart from the batsmen, the pacers also enjoy this T20I venue while some of the spinners also have impressive records.

Venue Stats (Eden Park, Auckland)

Ground’s history in 1st and 2nd batting in T20Is

Overall T20Is

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 20 (+ 3 tied) 9 11
Innings average (Average run-rate) 161.52 (8.72) 169.87 (8.77) 153.17 (8.67)

In the last 5 T20Is

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 4 (+1 tied) 0 4
Innings average (Average run-rate) 163.40 (9.68) 162.80 (9.35) 164 (10.04)