February 28, 2024
New Zealand vs Afghanistan - 16th Match World Cup 2023

World Cup 2023 – 16th match between New Zealand and Afghanistan

New Zealand vs Afghanistan World Cup 2023

16th ODI:

Sixteenth game of the World Cup 2023 between New Zealand and Afghanistan is going to be played at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai on October 18th 2023.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/10/16/world-cup-2023-15th-match-between-south-africa-and-netherlands/

New Zealand  vs Afghanistan History:

Overall:

Matches:

The teams competed 2 times against each other. New Zealand won both times, whereas Afghanistan is looking for the first win.

The consecutive winning streak for New Zealand against Afghanistan was 2 matches from 2015 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for New Zealand against Afghanistan was 2 matches from 2015 to present.

The consecutive winning streak for Afghanistan against New Zealand was 0 matches, till date.

The longest undefeated streak for Afghanistan against New Zealand was 0 matches, till date.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand against Afghanistan are WW – – -.

In World Cup History:

Matches:

The teams competed 2 times against each other. New Zealand won both times, whereas Afghanistan won 0 times.

The consecutive winning streak for New Zealand against Afghanistan was 2 matches from 2015 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for New Zealand against Afghanistan was 2 matches from 2015 to present.

The consecutive winning streak for Afghanistan against New Zealand was 0 matches, till date.

The longest undefeated streak for Afghanistan against New Zealand was 0 matches, till date.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand against Afghanistan are WW – – -.

Points and Rankings:

The match is the comparison between the fifth rank (New Zealand (106)) and ninth rank (Afghanistan (81)) teams. New Zealand is 25 points ahead of Afghanistan.

The New Zealand Team:

The team completed 814 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 375 times and lost 390 times including a (1) defeat in a tie. Six (6) games resulted in a tie. 43 outings were called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand are WWWWW.

The team completed 94 games in the World cup of the format (ODI). Out of them, the team won 57 times and lost 35 times including a defeat in a tie. A couple (2) of outings were called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) World cup match results of New Zealand are WWWL*W.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/10/12/world-cup-2023-11th-match-between-new-zealand-and-bangladesh/

The Afghanistan Team:

The team completed 155 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 74 times and lost 76 times. A (1) game resulted in a tie. Four (4) outings were called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan are WLLLL.

The team completed 18 games in the World cup of the format (ODI). Out of them, the team won 2 times and lost 16 times.

Last 5 (completed) World cup match results of Afghanistan are WLLLL.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/10/15/world-cup-2023-13th-match-between-england-and-afghanistan/

The Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of New Zealand then the team will not gain any point with a (1) position in the ranking, whereas the opponent will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, New Zealand will lose a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking, on the other hand, Afghanistan will gain three (3) points without any impact in the ranking. In case of tie, New Zealand will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking, whereas Afghanistan will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Chennai shows the weather would be partly cloudy for the first couple (2) of hours, then mostly sunny for the next hour, then again partly cloudy for the next hour, then again mostly sunny for the next hour, then mostly clear for the next couple (2) of hours and then pretty clear till the end of the play. There will be rare chances of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be between 1% to 4%. The temperature would be between 28-31 Celsius. The wind would be between 7 – 18 km/h. The speed of wind and the temperature both would decrease gradually.

M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 18 times out of 25 played games. The selection favored the teams, as the team won 12 times and lost 5 times. One (1)  battle was called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LWWWW.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/10/07/world-cup-2023-5th-match-between-india-and-australia/

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, won 5 times and lost 2 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WWWWW.

The sides never lost any outing after choosing to field first after winning the toss since 1987.

The first batting team won the match 14 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 10 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LLWLW.

Overall, 17 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 7 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WLWWW.

New Zealand:

Particularly, for New Zealand, the team won the toss 3 times in 5 played games. Out of them, the team won once and lost both times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand at the venue, while winning the toss, are WLL – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand at the venue, while losing the toss, are W – – – -.

The team never got a chance to set a target after losing the toss, till date.

Afghanistan:

Particularly, for Afghanistan, the team never got a chance to play, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan at the venue, while winning the toss, are – – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan at the venue, while losing the toss, are – – – – -.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 171 runs in 2011, and the highest successful chase was 288 runs (13 balls remaining with 8 wickets in hand) in 2019.

The first innings lowest total was 69 runs in 2011 and the highest total was 337 runs in 2007. For the second innings, the lowest total was 139 runs (completed innings as well according to net run rate (NRR)) in 1987 and the highest was 318 runs in 2007.

The batting average of the first innings is 29.40 and 30.67 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand against Afghanistan at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

New Zealand Unit:

The side has an average record, as the team won 2 times and lost 2 times with an (1) N/R (No Result) out of 5 played outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand at the venue are WWLL -.

The side never lost any outing since 2010.

Afghanistan Unit:

The team has never got a chance to play at the venue. The upcoming outing will be the first for the team.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan at the venue are – – – – -.

Selected XI for both the Teams:

New Zealand:

The side may go with a W. Young in place of K. Williamson.

New Zealand Eleven: D. Conway, W. Young, R. Ravindra, D. Mitchell, T. Latham, G. Phillips, M. Chapman, M. Santner, M. Henry, L. Ferguson, T. Boult

Afghanistan:

The team may go with a winning combination.

Afghanistan Eleven: R. Gurbaz, I. Zadran, R. Shah, H. Shahidi, A. Omarzai, M. Nabi, I. Alikhil, R. Khan, M. Ur Rahman, N. ul Haq, F. Farooqi

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: T means tie in “last five match results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.

*Notes: Images were taken from Google Search.

*Notes: https://crickettimes.com/2023/10/odi-world-cup-2023-nz-vs-afg-ma-chidambaram-stadium-pitch-report-chennai-weather-forecast-odi-stats-records-new-zealand-vs-afghanistan/

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