In a historic tour, West Indies will be up against Pakistan in a three-match T20I series followed by three ODIs. All the games will be played at National Stadium, Karachi, with the first match scheduled on 13th December. Watch out for the article to know about the Karachi stadium pitch report and other relevant statistics.
The tour marks West Indies’ first appearance to Pakistan since 2018, in which they lost all the T20I matches. This time as well they will play in the absence of their star players namely Shimron Hetmyer, Andre Russell and Evin Lewis. As cricket returns to Pakistan, the fans there are eagerly waiting for the tour to commence.
National Stadium, Karachi T20 Records
T20 Records – International
With only 4 four international T20s played at the venue, the record shows that the side batting first has won most of the matches.
Total Matches Played: 4
Matches Won Batting First: 3
Matches Won Batting Second: 1
Avg. Score (Batting 1st): 191
Highest Score: Pakistan 205/3
Lowest Score: West Indies 60/10
T20 Records – Domestic
The sample size here is bigger than the T20Is. In 34 matches, side batting first has won 9 times, while side batting second has won 25 games.
Total Matches Played: 34
Matches Won Batting First: 9
Matches Won Batting Second: 25
Avg. Score (Batting 1st): 168
Highest Score: Islamabad United 238/3
Lowest Score: Islamabad United 118/10
Karachi Cricket Stadium Pitch Report
The pitch at National Stadium, Karachi has a lot of runs on offer for the batsmen. As most of the matches record scores between 150-200, the track is traditionally supposed to favour the batters. Bowlers will get assistance in the early overs.
Karachi Weather Report during PAK vs WI match
The temperature is forecasted to hover around 24°C during the match timing with 29% humidity and 9 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of rain during the 1st T20I match.