Narendra Modi Stadium pitch to provide assistance to teams chasing in IND vs AUS World Cup Final?
The cricketing extravaganza comes to an end! Just a solitary match remains that will determine the winner of the ICC World Cup 2023. And with the World Cup Final set to be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium, the Ahmedabad pitch has a lot to offer for both teams. The Toss will be extremely crucial and the winning captain will get to take an early upper hand as far as Stats are concerned.
So far 4 matches have been played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad and 3/4 times the team chasing has gone to secure victory. Naturally, given the circumstances, either of the captains will be keen to bowl first and chase the target.
A total of 32 ODI matches have been played in Motera with 17 times the team batting first has won the game. But these stats hold no account, as going by the recent trend, the pitch has offered assistance to teams chasing.
England, India, and South Africa won their respective games while chasing. On the other hand, a lackluster England failed to chase against Australia to give the Men in Yellow the only team to win a game at the venue while batting first.
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It was Australia who scored the highest runs, 286 at this venue, batting first. On the other hand, the rest of the teams comfortably chased the target with many deliveries left to spare.
For the Men in Blue, Rohit Sharma and his side defeated their arch-rivals, Pakistan in this venue and will be keen to win their 3rd ODI World Cup on 19th November when they lock horns with the formidable Australian side.