Hagley Oval will host the second and the final test match between New Zealand and Bangladesh. Bangladesh will come into this game with a 1-0 lead over the home side. Christchurch Cricket Stadium pitch report to play important role in this 2nd Test Match. Have a look here the conditions :
It will be a must-win game for New Zealand to level the series. Bangladesh became the first side to beat New Zealand in New Zealand since 2017.
New Zealand is currently in the 8th position with 4 points losing 2 matches and a draw in this ICC World test Championship whereas Bangladesh is currently on the 6th spot with 12 points by winning a match and losing two matches.
Date- 9th January to 13th January
Time- 3:30 AM (IST)
Venue- Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Matches Played- 8 Matches
Matches Won by Home Side – 6 (75.00%)
Matches Won by Touring Side- 1 (12.50%)
Matches Drawn- 1 (12.50%)
• Highest Team Innings – 659/6 dec
New Zealand 2020-2021 v Pakistan
• Lowest Team Innings- 104
Sri Lanka 2018-2019 v New Zealand
Total matches- 8 matches
Matches won batting first- 2 matches
Matches won bowling first – 5 matches
Last Test Match played on 03/01/2021 between New Zealand and Pakistan where New Zealand won by an innings and 176 runs.
• Head to Head at this venue
New Zealand and Bangladesh have played just one test game at this venue and New Zealand had the upper hand in that game.
Christchurch Cricket Stadium pitch report
The pitch at the Hagley Oval favors the bowlers on the first couple of days. The batting team needs to score above the average score otherwise the match could end in just 3 innings like last time. The best day to bat in on Day-3 and 4.
Average 1st Inns scores – 282 runs
Average 2nd Inns scores- 309 runs
Average 3rd Inns scores- 291 runs
Average 4th Inns scores- 164 runs
• Weather Forecast
JANUARY-9th: Mostly cloudy and warmer
JANUARY-10: Mostly sunny and pleasant
JANUARY-11th: Nice with sun and clouds
JANUARY-12th: Low clouds and not as warm
JANUARY-13th: Mostly cloudy
• Amazon Prime application or website with a subscription will be the official platform that will stream the match.