WANKHADE CRICKET STADIUM, MUMBAI

WANKHADE CRICKET STADIUM(MUMBAI)

In this post we will talk about Wankhede Stadium pitch report according to all Cricket formats Test, ODI, T20 and you will also get IPL pitch report for Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Cricket ground. The Wankhede Stadium is an international cricket stadium in MumbaiIndia. The stadium now has a capacity of 33,108, following renovations for the 2011 Cricket World Cup. Before the upgrade, the capacity was approximately 45,000.

WANKHADE CRICKET STADIUM(MUMBAI)Pitch Report

At Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, the pitch is always batting friendly, here batsmen get help and the pitch is less helpful to for bowlers, this pitch is made of red clay which makes the surface very tough and the bowlers get extra bounce. In the Test match, there is no spin in the beginning here, but with the passing of time, from the third day the ball starts to turn very much, the fourth and the fifth day is dominated by the spin bowler, the pitch here is prepared in this way, so that the decision can come out. In a one-day match, the wicket here does not break soon, due to which the spin gets very less, but the fast bowlers get swing with extra bounce and in the one-day matches, the team likes to chase after winning the toss on the wicket here. This is a great pitch for T20 matches, due to good bounce here too many runs are made and for the spectators, there is a lot of entertainment here.

WANKHADE CRICKET STADIUM(MUMBAI)Pitch Report

Test Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

As we have seen all 4 Test innings average scores of last 5 Test matches at Wankhede Stadium, we can say that in first 2 innings there are lots of runs made and very few runs made in the last 2 innings. It can be clearly inferred that in first days of the Test match, batting is lot easier and slowly this pitch starts to be difficult for batting. Team winning the toss always decides to bowl first because in the initial hours on the fresh pitch. Batsmen need to be managed the swing. But after the ball becomes bit older, it becomes easy for the batsman to score runs here. Even if you do not get a good start from the top order, middle order can score up to 380 runs total of 1st innings in Test match. It becomes very easy to bat here in the second innings because the pitch does not help the bowler as much as it helps in the first innings. If the team takes the lead in the second innings. Spinners get help from the foot marks of the fast bowlers, also the uneven bounce, along with the ball turning due to the extra bounce, becomes a very difficult for batsmen. Very few scores are made in third innings and 4th innings.Test Matches Winning Record at Wankhede Stadium: Here in the last five Tests, the team bowling first has won more matches than the team batting first.

Here are last 5 tests matches average scores of both Innings at WANKHEDE CRICKET  ground:

Test Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 374 runs

Test Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 505 runs

Test Matches 3rd Innings Average Score – 164 runs

Test Matches 4th Innings Average Score – 150 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

WANKHADE CRICKET STADIUM(MUMBAI)Pitch Report

ODI Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

It has been seen that the team that wins the toss on this ground always choose bowling first because it is easy to chase the score here. Don’t go with these average scores as among these all last 5 matches here, one match had very high score in the first innings which was 438 runs but rest of the matches have similar scores of the 2nd innings average score, so that’s how we can say that chase is easy on this ground and both innings gets similar amount of runs.

Here are last 5 ODI matches average scores of both Innings at WANKHEDE CRICKET  ground:

ODI Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 324 runs

ODI Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 255 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

WANKHADE CRICKET STADIUM(MUMBAI)Pitch Report

T20I Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

As you can see these last T20 matches average scores, in first innings there are more runs made than the 2nd innings so batting first team can score more runs on this pitch in T20 and its easier to batting on fresh wicket. Wankhede Stadium is very popular for its T20 Wicket, in first innings you will see lots of runs from batsmen. Toss is not so important here in T20 but still winning toss team would like to bat first on this wicket to put pressure on the other team and thus they can defend the score only if they have quality bowlers, specially fast bowlers.

Here are last 5 T20I matches average scores of both Innings at WANKHEDE CRICKET  ground:

T20I Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 189 runs

T20I Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 170 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

IPL Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

According to these last 5 IPL matches both innings average score at Wankhede stadium, we can say that there is no such difference because all the last 5 matches were very close and chasing score team won 3 matches on this ground in IPL, so we can inferred that both innings get almost same runs but normally team chasing the score wins the match.Toss is not so important but according to the last five IPL matches winning records we saw that team chasing the score wins the 4 matches and one match was won by the first batting team in Super Over.

Here are last 5 IPL matches average scores of both Innings at WANKHEDE CRICKET  ground:

IPL Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 181.8 runs

IPL Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 156.4 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

 

ODI Stats

  • Total Matches
    7
  • Matches won batting first
    3
  • Matches won bowling first
    4
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    298.57
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    240
  • Highest total recorded
    438
  • Lowest total recorded
    265
  • Highest score chased
    284
  • Lowest score defended
    265

T20 Stats

  • Total Matches
    102
  • Matches won batting first
    49
  • Matches won bowling first
    53
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    172.80
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    161.60
  • Highest total recorded
    240
  • Lowest total recorded
    79
  • Highest score chased
    230
  • Lowest score defended
    118

Test Stats

  • Total Matches
    5
  • Matches won batting first
    1
  • Matches won bowling first
    3
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    365
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    417
  • Average 3rd Inns scores
    187
  • Average 4th Inns scores
    156