This will be the second time the two sides face each other at the Wankhede Stadium. However, the last match they played here happened in 2017 and saw New Zealand win by six wickets.
Hosts and tournament favourites India will take on their nemesis New Zealand in the first semifinal of the ODI World Cup 2023 at the Wankhede Stadium. The sample size for this stadium is large, with the first match being played in 1987. Nonetheless, let’s take a deep dive into the Wankhede Stadium stats and records ahead of the IND vs NZ semifinal match on November 15.
Wankhede Stadium Records
A total of 27 matches have been played at the Wankhede Stadium over 36 years (1987–2023). In these matches, the average first-inning score is 261.
The teams batting first have a slight advantage, winning 14 of the 27 matches played here in Mumbai.
The highest score posted here is 438/4 by South Africa in 2015 against India. Conversely, the lowest total posted here is 115 by Bangladesh in 1998 against India.
The best individual batting score made is 201* runs, shared by Glenn Maxwell in 2023. Similarly, the best bowling figures recorded here are 10-3-27-6 by Murali Kartik in 2007.
The highest successful run chase here came in 2023, when Australia chased a target of 292 runs with 3 wickets in hand and 19 balls to spare.
India’s Record in Wankhede Stadium
India has been part of 21 matches that have been played here. They have a 12-9 win/loss record in Mumbai, winning the last match they played here against Sri Lanka by a whopping 302 runs.
New Zealand’s Record in Wankhede Stadium
The Kiwis have played 3 matches at the Wankhede Stadium and have a 2-1 win/loss record, having last played here in 2017.