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ICC World Cup 2023 IND vs NZ: ODI Stats, Records & Pitch Report Of HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala. Situated on the breathtaking hillsides of Dharamsala within the Kangra district, Stadium offers a mesmerizing backdrop of the Dhauladhar mountain range. Moreover, With a seating capacity of 23,000 spectators, the stadium consistently attracts enthusiastic crowds during cricket matches.

ODI Cricket has returned to Himachal Pradesh, with the HPCA Stadium set to host five games during the 2023 World Cup. The first match between Bangladеsh vs. Afghanistan was played on October 7, marking the first ODI match in Dharamshala since 2020. 

Dharamshala is making its debut as a host for ODI World Cup matches, having previously hosted T20 World Cup games in 2016. A total of 5 matches will take place here, including the most anticipated clash between India and New Zealand scheduled for October 22.

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HPCA Stadium Details 

Stadium Opening: 2003

Seating Capacity: 23000 Seats

Total International Matches Played: 7 ODIs, 10 T20s and 1 Test Match

End: River End and College End

HPCA Stadium ODI Records and Stats 

Total Match Played: 7

Matches Won By Batting First: 3

Matches Won By Bowling First: 4

Highest Total: 330/6 by India Against West Indies in 2014

Lowest Total: 112 All out by India against Sri Lanka in 2017

Average 1st Innings Score: 205 runs

Highest Individual Score: 140 runs by Dawad Malan (England)

Most Runs: 212 runs by Virat Kholi (India)

Most Wickets: 5 Wickets by Shoriful Islam (Bangladesh)

Total Centuries in HPCA Stadium: 4 Hundreds

Total Half Centuries in HPCA Stadium: 14 fifties

Most Sixes: 7 Sixes by Suresh Raina (India)

Most Fours: 22 Fours by Virat Kholi (India)

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HPCA Stadium Pitch Report (Dharamsala)

In the last 3 ODI matches held at Dharamsala, the pitch has created a low-scoring encounter. In the coming ODI World Cup 2023 matches, the pitch is expected to provide significant pace and bouncе, particularly favouring fast bowlеrs. However,Batsmеn might confront challenges in handling this spееd during thе first 10 ovеrs, but if thеy succееd, thеy should havе chancеs to scorе high total.

Spinners may not get much help from the pitch, but they will come into the game during the middle overs. Estimating the Dharamsala pitch report, winning the toss and opting to bowl first could be an advisable decision.

HPCA Stadium Matches Schedule Of ODI World Cup 2023

Bangladesh vs. Afghanistan, 7th October at 10:30 AM IST (Bangladesh won by 6 wickets)

England vs. Bangladesh, 10th October at 10:30 AM IST (England win by 137 runs)

South Africa vs. Netherlands, 17th October at 02:00 PM IST (Netherlands win by 38 runs)

India vs. New Zealand, 22nd October at 02:00 PM (IST)

Australia vs. New Zealand, 28th October at 10:30 AM (IST)

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ODI World Cup 2023 India Full Squad 

Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Ravindra Jadeja, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Hardik Pandya (vc), Shardul Thakur, Shreyas Iyer, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravichandran Ashwin.

ODI World Cup 2023 New Zealand Full Squad

Lockie Ferguson, Devon Conway, Ish Sodhi, Kane Williamson (C), Glenn Phillips, Trent Boult, Daryl Mitchell, Tim Southee, Mark Chapman, Will Young, Mitch Santner, Rachin Ravindra, Jimmy Neesham, Tom Latham, Matt Henry.