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England vs New Zealand Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report, Weather Update, Playing XI, ENG vs NZ Where To Watch – ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, 1st Match

The 13th edition of the prestigious ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is set to kick off today, October 5, 2023. The tournament’s opening match features a clash between England and New Zealand. Interestingly, these two teams were the finalists in the previous World Cup held in 2019. The match is scheduled at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, which proudly stands as the world’s largest cricket stadium.

England and New Zealand have their sights set on a winning start in this highly competitive tournament. England is ranked fifth in the latest ICC ODI rankings, while New Zealand is sixth.

England vs New Zealand 1st Match Details

Match: England vs New Zealand 1st Match
Series: ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023
Date: October 04, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

England vs New Zealand Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report, Weather Update, Playing XI, ENG vs NZ Where To Watch - ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, 1st Match

Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad Pitch Report

Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad stadium features six black and five red soil pitches. The red soil pitches tend to be seam-bowler friendly, offering swing and seam movement assistance early in the match. On the other hand, black soil pitches offer superb conditions for bowlers with good bounce. However, as the tournament progresses, black and red soil pitches tend to slow down, favoring spinners.

Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad – ODI Stats
Matches Played 26
Matches Won Batting First 14 (53.85%)
Matches Won Batting Second 12 (46.15%)
Matches with No Result (or) Tied 0
Average First Innings score 242
Highest Team Total 365/2 (SA)
Lowest Team Total 85/10 (ZIM)

Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad Weather Update

Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad Weather Update - England vs New Zealand, 1st Match

On match day between England and New Zealand, the weather in Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, is predicted to be mostly sunny. The temperature is expected to be approximately 33°C, with a humidity of 43% and a wind speed of 13 km/h. During the game, there is no chance of rain.

England vs New Zealand Head-to-head Stats In ODI

Total Matches – 95
England Won – 45
New Zealand Won – 44
No Result – 4
Tied – 2

England vs New Zealand ODI Head-to-head Stats In ODI World Cup

Total Matches – 10
England Won – 5
New Zealand Won – 5

England’s Probable Playing XI For 1st Match Against New Zealand

Jos Buttler (C), Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes/Harry Brook, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood.

New Zealand’s Probable Playing XI For 1st Match Against England

Tom Latham (C), Devon Conway, Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson.

England vs New Zealand 1st Match Probable Winner

Considering the recent form of both teams in ODI matches, England is the favorite to win the first match against New Zealand.

England vs New Zealand Match Live Telecast And Online Streaming Details In India

The England vs New Zealand ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 first match will be broadcast live on Star Sports in India. The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will stream live on the Disney+ Hotstar app.

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