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IND vs SA 2nd T20I St George’s Oval Gqeberha Pitch Report, Avg Score, Highest Total and More Today Match 2023

IND vs SA 2nd T20I St George's Oval Gqeberha Pitch Report, Avg Score, Highest Total and More Today Match 2023

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The first T20I match between India and South Africa was washed out due to the rain. The second T20I is going to be played at the St George’s Oval Stadium in Port Elizabeth City of South Africa.

IND vs SA 2nd T20I St George’s Oval Gqeberha Pitch Report Today Match

The St George’s Park pitch in Gqeberha has a historically bowler-friendly nature, evident from the records. With only eight T20Is played here, the average first innings score stands at a modest 130 runs, highlighting the challenging conditions for batsmen.

The pitch offers a good amount of bounce, and pacers can exploit this characteristic to their advantage. The new ball, especially in the initial overs, has the potential to generate movement. Despite the challenging start, if batsmen navigate through the early phase, scoring runs becomes plausible due to relatively smaller boundaries and a fast outfield.

In the second innings, spinners might come into play, but the pitch predominantly favors pacers. While a batting-friendly surface could be prepared for the match, pacers are expected to play a significant role. Captains winning the toss might lean towards chasing, given the conditions.

Also read: Port Elizabeth Cricket Stadium T20 Records & Stats- India vs South Africa 2nd T20I 2023

IND vs SA 2nd T20I St George’s Oval Gqeberha, Avg Score, Highest Total and More Today Match 2023

Total matches8
Matches won batting first4
Matches won bowling first4
Average 1st Inns scores130
Average 2nd Inns scores111
Highest total recorded179/6 (20 Ov) by RSA vs NZ
Highest score chased125/4 (16.3 Ov) by AUSW vs RSAW
Lowest score defended155/6 (20 Ov) by INDW vs IREW

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