MCLEAN PARK STADIUM, NAPIER

MCLEAN PARK STADIUM (NAPIER)

McLean Park is a sports ground in Napier, New Zealand.The two main sports played at the ground are cricket and rugby union.It is one of the largest cricket grounds in New Zealand. McLean Park is a sports ground of international standards which includes the main outdoor stadium and the indoor Rodney Green Centennial Events Centre. The home teams for this ground are the Hawke's Bay Rugby Union and Central Districts Cricket Association. The two ends of the stadium are named the Centennial Stand End and Embankment End. Its close proximity to the International Date Line makes it the world's easternmost Test match ground.

MCLEAN PARK STADIUM (NAPIER) Pitch Report

The pitch is grassy and the stadium boasts of a good lush outfield. McLean Park is regarded as one of the most batting friendly wickets in the world. The wicket tends to slow up as the game progresses.

MCLEAN PARK STADIUM (NAPIER) Pitch Report

Test Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

The stadium is primarily used for Test matches and One Day Internationals and it also hosts rugby games. The first Test match was played here in 1979 between the home team, New Zealand and Pakistan.  McLean Park is regarded as one of the most batting friendly wickets in the world. The average runs per wickets is 39.45 which is almost eight runs higher than Eden Park which, at 31.46 is the second most batting friendly wicket in New Zealand. No pitch throughout the world which has had more than five test matches has a higher runs per wicket. The batting friendly conditions means that it is hard to produce results here 

Here are last 1 tests matches average scores of both Innings at MCLEAN PARK grounds:

Test Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 495 runs

Test Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 51 runs

Test Matches 3rd Innings Average Score – 143 Runs

Test Matches 4th Innings Average Score – NA runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

MCLEAN PARK STADIUM (NAPIER) Pitch Report

ODI Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

New Zealand, McLean Park is primarily a One Day International venue which allow batsmen to score runs freely especially in the opening overs. This is one pitch where captains have no doubt in winning the toss and setting a target as the outfield has a reputation of slowing down considerably during the course of the day. The pitch is grassy and the stadium boasts of a good lush outfield.  McLean Park also has been known as a good batting strip for one day cricket. The average runs per wicket is 30.66 while the average runs per over is 4.90. It has been known as a good ground for New Zealand with 20 of the 33 matches played having been won by the home side while two matches, both against England, were tied. Ricky Ponting has the highest individual score on the ground of 141 not out which came in a team score of 347/5. It was selected as a venue for the 2015 Cricket World Cup and hosted 3 matches.

In ODI cricket, the highest total has been set by the New Zealand national cricket team against the Zimbabwean national cricket team when they scored 373/8 on 9 Feb 2012. The most runs scored in this ground have been by Ross Taylor- 779 runs, followed by Nathan Astle and Stephen Fleming-(743 runs) The most wickets have been taken by Daniel Vettori-30 wickets-ahead of three players with 17.

Here are last 5 ODI matches average scores of both Innings at MCLEAN PARK grounds:

ODI Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 218 runs

ODI Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 193 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

MCLEAN PARK STADIUM (NAPIER) Pitch Report

T20I Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

The first T20I at the venue was held on 3 January 2017, between New Zealand and Bangladesh. With that, McLean park became the sixth venue in New Zealand to host a T20 international. The stadium has played host to 4 T20I matches so far In last 10 years, The pitch at this venue assists the batsmen. In the 4 T20Is played on this ground, the team batting first has won the match 2 times and  chasing team won 2 times.

Here are last 4 T20I matches average scores of both Innings at MCLEAN PARK grounds:

T20I Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 182 runs

T20I Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 157 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

 

SUPER SMASH Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

This ground pitch is batting friendly ground for super smash matches. In this ground total 10 smash t20 matches played in which 9 matches won by batting first team and 1 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 MCLEAN PARK grounds:

T20 Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 186 runs

T20 Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 142 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

 

 

ODI Stats

  • Total matches
    11
  • Matches won batting first
    4
  • Matches won bowling first
    7
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    262.10
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    219.70
  • Highest total recorded
    373
  • Lowest total recorded
    156
  • Highest score chased
    269
  • Lowest score defended
    292

T20 Stats

  • Total matches
    15
  • Matches won batting first
    12
  • Matches won bowling first
    3
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    188.60
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    147.80
  • Highest total recorded
    241
  • Lowest total recorded
    99
  • Highest score chased
    184
  • Lowest score defended
    164

Test Stats

  • Total matches
    1
  • Matches won batting first
    1
  • Matches won bowling first
    0
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    495.0
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    51.0
  • Average 3rd Inns scores
    143.0
  • Average 4th Inns scores
    NA