The 21st Match of the ICC Cricket World Cup, 2023 tournament between IND vs NZ will be played on 22 October at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala. This match will start at 02:00 PM(IST).
The 21st match of the World Cup 2023 between India and New Zealand will be played in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. Both the teams have been unbeaten in the World Cup so far. Both India and New Zealand have won all four of their matches and due to better run rate, New Zealand's team is at first place in the points table and India is at second place. India's last defeat in the World Cup was against New Zealand only. In the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup, the Kiwi team defeated India by 18 runs in Manchester.
Let us tell you that the semi-final between India and New Zealand in the 2019 World Cup was affected by rain and was completed on the reserve day. Not only this, there was to be a match between the two teams in the leg stage. This match was to be played at Trent Bridge but due to rain the match had to be canceled without a ball being bowled. Now both the teams will once again face each other and it seems that rain can become a villain in the World Cup match to be held between the two in India too. In fact, a day before the match, there is a possibility of rain as well as storm in Dharamshala on Saturday and on the match day i.e. Sunday also.
IND vs NZ Weather Report: According to the report of Accuweather.com, there is a possibility of storm with 40 percent rainfall in Dharamshala on Saturday. The temperature will also remain low. The good thing is that there will not be much rain. It will definitely be cloudy throughout the day. At the same time, similar weather has been predicted in Dharamshala on Sunday also. The match between India and New Zealand will start at 2 pm, so it may rain at that time.
According to the website, 40 percent rain has been predicted in the afternoon. It may rain for more than half an hour. This means that the toss may also be delayed. It may remain cloudy throughout the day. However, there is no possibility of rain in the evening. But the temperature may definitely fall to around 12-13 degrees. This means that the players will have to face cold weather and in this condition the fast bowlers may get additional help from the pitch in the evening.
IND vs NZ Pitch Report: This match between India and New Zealand (IND vs NZ) will be played in the beautiful stadium of Dharamsala. If we talk about the pitch here, it can prove helpful for fast bowlers.
If the batsman remains on the crease for some time while batting on the pitch, it becomes easier for him to score runs. At the same time, as the game progresses, the spinners also look effective.
The average of the first innings at Dharamshala ground has been 231. In the last few matches, it has been seen that the teams batting later get more wins. In such a situation, the team winning the toss will decide to bowl first.