The host will kick off their World Cup campaign against the reigning champions England at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium. Fans will be eagerly waiting for the two attacking teams to showcase their approach in this World Cup. Here is the Barsapara Cricket Stadium Guwahati Pitch Report and more.
The Indian Cricket team is lining up for an ICC tournament victory after 10 years of wait. The squad looked in sublime form in the recently conducted ODI series against Australia. The men in blue defeated Australia 2-1 in the ODI series which took place in India a week ago.
On the other hand, England also looked sharp in terms of their batting lineup which consists equal mixture of explosive batters and strike rotators. However, spin bowling is still an issue for the English side as they have struggled against spin in the subcontinent on numerous occasions.
The English side known for its deep batting lineup and attacking batting style will be tested against the Indian spin bowlers on the Guwahati Wicket.
IND vs ENG Warm-up match Date, Time, Venue, and Weather Forecast
Date: 30th September, Saturday
Time: 2:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Baraspara Cricket Stadium Stadium, Guwahati
Weather Forecast: The climate in the capital city of Assam will be cloudy and light thunderstorms are expected with some passing showers in between the game. The temperature will be hovering around 33 degrees to 30 degrees throughout the day with a humid climate.
Barsapara Cricket Stadium Guwahati Pitch Report
It is a great wicket to bat on as the dry nature of the wicket makes it even better for the batters to play their shots. The new ball is easy to tackle on this pitch and the openers can also take full advantage of the lifeless pitch.
The flat wicket of Baraspara Stadium offers a minimal amount of turn for the spinners and the run-making is comparatively easy once the batsman gets his eye in.
The toss winner would like to bat first on this pitch as it is a classic belter wicket to bat on and put pressure on the opposition.
Baraspara Cricket Stadium ODI Records
- Total ODI matches played: 3
- Matches won by the team batting first: 1
- Matches won by the team batting second: 2
- Highest team score while batting first: India — 373-7 (50) vs Sri Lanka
- Lowest team score while batting first: England Women — 50-10 (50) vs India Women
- Biggest total chased: India — 326-2 (50) vs West Indies
- Lowest Score Defended: India defended 373
- Rajkot Cricket Stadium average 1st innings score in ODI: 248
- Rajkot Cricket Stadium average 2nd innings score in ODI: 227