ODI World Cup 2023: Match 35, New Zealand vs Pakistan Stats & Records at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

New Zealand will be looking to bounce back from their three consecutive losses, while Pakistan will be looking to build on their recent win.

By V M Suriya Narayanan

Updated - 04 Nov 2023, 08:25 IST

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New Zealand (NZ) and Pakistan (PAK) will clash in the 35th match of ODI World Cup 2023 on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

New Zealand come into the contest after three consecutive losses against India, Australia, and South Africa. In their previous match against the Proteas, the Kiwis bowled first and conceded 357 runs, with Tim Southee taking two wickets and Trent Boult and James Neesham picking up one each.

In their chase, Glenn Phillips scored 60 while Will Young scored 30, but no other batter made a significant contribution as New Zealand were bowled out for 167 in 35.3 overs, losing the match by a massive margin of 190 runs. New Zealand have won four of their seven matches played so far and are currently placed fourth in the points table with a net run rate of 0.484. 

On the other hand, Pakistan come into the contest after a win over Bangladesh by seven wickets. Pakistan bowled Bangladesh out for 204, with Shaheen Afridi and Mohammad Wasim Jr. taking three wickets each while Haris Rauf got two. Pakistan chased the target down with seven wickets in hands thanks to the solid contributions of Abdullah Shafique (68) and Fakhar Zaman (81). 

Pakistan have won three of their seven matches played so far and are currently placed fifth in the points table with a net run rate of -0.024.New Zealand will be looking to bounce back from their three consecutive losses, while Pakistan will be looking to build on their recent win.

NZ vs PAK Head-to-Head Record:

New Zealand and Pakistan have played 115 ODIs against each other, with Pakistan winning 60, New Zealand 51 and three ending in no result and one toe. Meanwhile, in nine World Cup matches between the two teams, the Men in Green have won seven, while Black Caps has won just two games.  

Matches 

New Zealand won 

Pakistan won 

Tie 

NR 

115 

51 

60 

1 

3 

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium ODI Records Pitch Report:

The M. Chinnaswamy is a batter's dream in limited-overs cricket, with many high scores posted and chased down with ease. The short boundaries and fast pitch often favour the batters, with pacers swinging and bouncing the ball well. However, spinners can also find success on occasion  

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium ODI Stats & Records:

In as many as 28 games played at the venue, the pacers have picked 218 wickets at an average of 37.57 while spinners have picked up 119 wickets at an average of 42.57. The teams batting first have won 12 games while chasing teams have won 13, with one tie and two results. The average first-batting score here is 260.  

Matches Played 

28 

Won Batting First 

12 

Won Batting Second 

13 

No Result 

3 

Matches Tied 

1 

Average First Innings Score 

260 

Highest Team Totals 

383 

Lowest team Totals 

156 

Highest successful Chase 

329 

Matches won after winning toss 

12 

Matches won after losing toss 

13 

X-factors for New Zealand vs Pakistan:

New Zealand:

Rachin Ravindra, one of the youngest players in the ongoing ODI World Cup 2023, has been in prime form, aggregating 406 runs in the last six games at an average of over 81.20. He will be key to New Zealand's chances of tackling South Africa in Pune.  

Pakistan:   

Mohammad Rizwan has been the best batter for Pakistan in the ODI World Cup 2023, having aggregated 333 runs in six games at a healthy average of 66.60. Rizwan’s form will be the key for Pakistan against New Zealand. 

NZ vs PAK Player Battles to Watch Out For   

Tom Latham vs Shaheen Shah Afridi  

Babar Azam may want to bring in Shaheen Shah Afridi to bowl to Tom Latham, as he has has struggled against Afridi in the past, scoring only 25 runs in 42 balls for four dismissals at an average of 6.2.

Babar Azam vs Trent Boult

It will be an interesting contest to watch Babar Azam and Trent Boult off again. Babar has scored 58 runs at an average of 29.00 and a strike rate of 79.45 against Boult in 9 innings for two dismissals.

NZ vs PAK Probable Playing XI 

Pakistan:  

Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Agha Salman, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usama Mir, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Haris Rauf 

New Zealand: 

Devon Conway, Will Young, Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (c & wk), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Tim Southee, Trent Boult 

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