BASIN RESERVE STADIUM, WELLINGTON

BASIN RESERVE STADIUM (WELLINGTON)

The Basin Reserve (commonly known as "The Basin") is a cricket ground in Wellington, New Zealand. It has been used for Test matches, and is the main home ground for the Wellington Firebirds first-class team. The Basin Reserve is the only cricket ground to have New Zealand Historic Place status (Category II) as it is the oldest test cricket ground in the country. The ground has been used for events other than cricket, such as concerts, sports events and other social gatherings, but now it is mostly used for cricket, particularly Test matches.

BASIN RESERVE STADIUM (WELLINGTON) Pitch Report

Bowling first here seems to be par for the course, to mix sporting metaphors, because the grass on the deck on day one can see a batting side skittled out cheaply.

BASIN RESERVE STADIUM (WELLINGTON) Pitch Report

Test Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

There have been 64 Test matches played at the Basin Reserve as of September 2020. The average runs per wicket is 31.42 while the average runs per wicket through New Zealand is 31.27. The average runs per over is 2.85. The ground is more noted as suiting fast bowlers as opposed to spin bowlers. Nine of the top ten wicket takers at the ground are fast bowlers with top wicket taker being Chris Martin with 58 although he only has the 13th best bowling average on the ground. In last 10 years total 8 test matches played in this ground out of 5 matches won by bowling first team, 2 matches by batting first team and 1 match was draw.

Here are last 5 tests matches average scores of both Innings at BASIN RESERVE grounds:

Test Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 263 runs

Test Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 326 runs

Test Matches 3rd Innings Average Score – 284 Runs

Test Matches 4th Innings Average Score – 169 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

 

BASIN RESERVE STADIUM (WELLINGTON) Pitch Report

ODI Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

In ODI cricket, the highest total has been set by New Zealand against Pakistan when they scored 315/7 on 6 January 2018. The most runs scored in this ground have been by Martin Crowe (345 runs), Andrew Jones (311 runs) and Nathan Astle (285 runs). The most wickets have been taken by Danny Morrison-16 wickets, Chris Harris-13 wickets and Gavin Larsen-12 wickets. Basin Reserve is not a ground for scoring ODI centuries. Only 4 had ever been scored. The most recent was by Martin Guptill on 19 January 2018 against Pakistan, 43 years since Bevan Congdon done so. The only away batsman to score an ODI century here was Shoaib Mohammad of Pakistan in 1989.

Basin reserve organised 4 ODI matches. Whichever team wins the toss in this ground decides to bat first.  So far 4 matches have been played in this ground.  In which 4 matches have been won by the team batting first.

Here are last 4 ODI matches average scores of both Innings at BASIN RESERVE grounds:

ODI Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 296 runs

ODI Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 197 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

BASIN RESERVE STADIUM (WELLINGTON) Pitch Report

T20I Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

The stadium has played host to 12 T20I matches so far, where the hosts have emerged victorious eight times.The pitch at this venue assists the batsmen. In the 12 T20Is played on this ground, the team batting first has won the match 6 times and  chasing team won 5 times ,1 match was draw.

Here are last 5 T20I matches average scores of both Innings at BASIN RESERVE grounds:

T20I Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 170 runs

T20I Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 143 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

SUPER SMASH Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

This ground pitch is both batting and bowling friendly ground for super smash matches. In this ground total 28 smash t20 matches played in which 15 matches won by batting first team and 12 matches by second batting team.If any team won the toss in this ground they decided to bat first.

Here are last 5 T20 matches average scores of both Innings at BASIN RESERVE grounds:

T20 Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 171 runs

T20 Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 157 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

 

 

ODI Stats

  • Total Matches
    4
  • Matches won batting first
    4
  • Matches won bowling first
    0
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    296
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    197
  • Highest total recorded
    318
  • Lowest total recorded
    154
  • Highest score chased
    NA
  • Lowest score defended
    271

T20 Stats

  • Total Matches
    31
  • Matches won batting first
    17
  • Matches won bowling first
    13
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    160.50
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    148.30
  • Highest total recorded
    200
  • Lowest total recorded
    48
  • Highest score chased
    176
  • Lowest score defended
    145

Test Stats

  • Total Matches
    8
  • Matches won batting first
    2
  • Matches won bowling first
    5
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    282.10
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    309.10
  • Average 3rd Inns scores
    291.60
  • Average 4th Inns scores
    143.90