Weather & Pitch Report for India vs New Zealand First Semi-Final at Wankhede Stadium Mumbai

IND vs NZ, semi-final weather & pitch report: On Nov 15, India and New Zealand will clash in the first semi-final of the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Two teams will clash in a World Cup semi-final for the second time; the last time took place in 2019.

Rohit Sharma’s side will face New Zealand in the knockout semi-final of the event on 15 November (Wednesday) after finishing first in the group stage after finishing first against the Netherlands on Sunday. At the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, where India won by 302 runs against Sri Lanka earlier in the tournament, the match will kick off at 2:00 pm IST.

Wankhede Stadium pitch report for IND vs NZ semi-final, World Cup 2023

It is known for its high-scoring encounters at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. It is a batting wicket with small boundaries that offer easy fours and sixes. However, it is known to assist spinners a bit from a bowling perspective. However, slower bowlers may struggle with the size of the boundaries.

In the first inning, this pitch scores an average of 261 runs. The highest score at the Wankhede Stadium is 438/4, scored by South Africa against Indian hosts in 2015. 14 matches have been won when bat first and 13 matches have been won when chasing.

Mumbai weather report for the semi-final between India and New Zealand at World Cup 2023

There is no chance of rain in Mumbai today with 44 percent humidity in the air and a wind speed of 14 km/h. The day will be sunny with a minimum temperature of 26 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature of 34 degrees Celsius.

IND vs NZ semi-final, World Cup 2023: India vs New Zealand probable playing XI

India (IND): Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Suryakumar Yadav/Ishan Kishan, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami/Shardul Thakur.

New Zealand (NZ): Tom Latham(c)(wk), Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult.

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