BAN vs AFG ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 Match Pitch Report, Weather Forecast ODI Records & Stats: Bangladesh and Afghanistan are set to play their inaugural match of the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala. The match is scheduled to commence at 10:30 AM (IST). As we eagerly await the clash between these two teams, it’s important to consider the pitch report and weather forecast, as well as the ODI records and statistics for both Bangladesh and Afghanistan in this prestigious tournament.

BAN vs AFG ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan World Cup 2023 Match Details

Bangladesh’s performance in ODI cricket has indeed been inconsistent in recent years, and their disappointment in the Asia Cup 2023, where they exited during the group stage, reflects this inconsistency. Shakib Al Hasan, the captain of the team for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, is facing a form slump and will need to step up his performance to improve their standing in the league stage.

On the other hand, Afghanistan showed tremendous promise earlier in the year but encountered a decline in form over the past few months. The team’s key player, Rashid Khan, is currently out of form, which is a concerning factor given his crucial role. Despite this, Afghanistan is still expected to have the upper hand and is considered the favorite to win the match against Bangladesh.

TournamentICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Date7 October 2023
MatchBangladesh vs Afghanistan
VenueHimachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
Timings (IST)10:30 AM

HPCA Stadium Dharamsala Upcoming World Cup 2023 Matches

DateTime (IST)Matches Between
7 Oct 202310:30 AMBangladesh vs Afghanistan
10 Oct 20232:00 PMEngland vs Bangladesh
17 Oct 20232:00 PMSouth Africa vs Netherlands
22 Oct 20232:00 PMIndia vs New Zealand
28 Oct 202310:30 AMAustralia vs New Zealand

BAN vs AFG World Cup 2023, HPCA Stadium Dharamsala Pitch Report

The HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala typically features black pitches that favor bowlers, particularly fast bowlers. Batsmen may face challenges in scoring runs in the initial overs of an inning. The average score in ODIs at this venue is approximately 230 runs.

Although there have been only a few matches played at this venue in recent years, the pitches in Dharamsala are expected to be conducive to bowlers. Pacers are likely to have a significant impact on the match, while spinners may struggle to contain runs. However, batting should become easier in the latter half of the match.

BAN vs AFG World Cup 2023, HPCA Stadium Dharamsala Weather Forecast

According to the reports, Dharamsala is expected to have sunny weather during the day for the match between Bangladesh and Afghanistan. However, there is a high chance of patchy rain at night, which could potentially disrupt the game temporarily. Despite this, it is anticipated that we can expect a full game. The temperature in Dharamsala is expected to be around 20 degrees Celsius, with the wind blowing at a speed of 12 km/hr.

BAN vs AFG Head To Head Records in ODIs

Matches Played15
Bangladesh Won9
Afghanistan Won6

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