ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (Match 33): New Zealand vs Pakistan – Stats Preview
On Wednesday (26th June), New Zealand will face Pakistan at Edgbaston (Birmingham) which will be the 33rd match of the ongoing 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.
Both teams have played six matches in this tournament. New Zealand is unbeaten in this tournament as they have won five matches and the other one was abandoned in the rain. Meanwhile, Pakistan has won two matches, lost thrice and one had no result due to the rain washout.
Ahead of this match between New Zealand and Pakistan, let’s look at some crucial stats preview of this match.
Venue stats (Edgbaston, Birmingham)
Important ODI stats
|Highest total||408/9 (50 overs) by England against New Zealand on 9th June 2015||309/5 (60 overs) against East Africa on 7th June 1975||273/6 (50 overs) against England on 7th June 2001|
|Lowest completed total||70 (25.2 overs) by Australia against England on 4th June 1977||182 (52.5 overs) against England on 19th May 1994||154/9 (50 overs) against England on 10th September 2006|
|Highest score||171* by Glenn Turner (New Zealand) against East Africa on 7th June 1975||171* by Glenn Turner against East Africa on 7th June 1975||81* Mohammad Yousuf against India on 19th September 2004|
|Best bowling||6/52 by Josh Hazlewood (Australia) against New Zealand on 2nd June 2017||5/45 by Chris Pringle against England on 19th May 1994||5/11 by Shahid Afridi against Kenya on 14th September 2004|
Venue’s ODI history in the first and second batting
|Stats||Total||1st batting||2nd batting|
|Innings average* (Average run-rate)*||211.77 (4.59)||230.69 (4.74)||191.08 (4.41)|
In last 10 completed ODIs
|Stats||Total||1st batting||2nd batting|
|Innings average* (Average run-rate)*||229.05 (5.59)||253.60 (5.45)||204.50 (5.77)|
(Special Note: in Innings average and Average run-rate, only incomplete innings have been excluded. Included all the completed innings and target reached)
Teams’ ODI records at Edgbaston (Birmingham)
New Zealand vs Pakistan
|Stats||Total ODIs||New Zealand Won||Pakistan Won||Tied/No Result|
|At neutral venues||37||14||22||0/1|
|At Edgbaston (Birmingham)||1||1||0||0/0|
|In the World Cup||8||2||6||0/0|
|In last 10 ODIs||10||8||1||0/1|
i) Martin Guptill (942 runs) needs to score 58 more runs to become the second New Zealand cricketer to score 1,000 runs in Cricket World Cup. Till the date, Stephen Fleming (1,075 runs) is the only New Zealand batsman to achieve this feat.
ii) Ross Taylor (1,068 runs) is 23 runs away to become the most ODI run-scorer for New Zealand against Pakistan. Only Stephen Fleming is ahead of Taylor in this list with 1,090 ODI runs against Pakistan.
iii) Kane Williamson (5,927 runs) is 73 runs behind to complete his 6,000 ODI runs. He will be the sixth Kiwi batsman to score 6,000 ODI runs.
i) Mohammad Amir (249 wickets) is one wicket away to complete his 250 international wickets.
ii) Mohammad Hafeez (246 wickets) needs to take four more wickets to complete his 250 international wickets. The right-handed batsman Hafeez has also scored 12,096 international runs. He will be the first Pakistan all-rounder and fifth overall all-rounder to score 12,000 international runs as well as to take 250 international wickets.
iii) Wahab Riaz (32 wickets) needs to take three more wickets to become the second most wicket-taker for Pakistan in Cricket World Cup. Only Wasim Akram (55 wickets), Imran Khan (34 wickets) are ahead of him in this list.
iv) Two more wickets will help Hasan Ali (148 wickets) to complete his 150 international wickets.
v) Babar Azam (2,971 runs) needs to score 29 more runs to complete his 3,000 ODI runs.
vi) Shoaib Malik (98 catches) is two catches behind to complete his 100 ODI catches. He will be the fourth Pakistan non-wicketkeeper to take 100 ODI catches.
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