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Arun Jaitley Stadium Pitch Report: Flat deck set to favour batters during DC vs GT clash

Arun Jaitley Stadium Pitch Report: Flat deck set to favour batters during DC vs GT clash

An astounding total of 465 runs were scored in just 39.1 overs in the first IPL 2024 match here at the Arun Jaitley Stadium

DC vs GT Pitch Report: The Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi will host its second match of IPL 2024 as Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals take on Gujarat Titans. The pitch has gone through a recent transformation from being slow and low to a batters’ paradise. That being said, ahead of the DC vs GT clash, let’s explore the expected pitch conditions for this high-stakes clash

DC vs GT Pitch Report: Batters’ Paradise expected at Arun Jaitley Stadium

The surface at the Arun Jaitley Stadium has proven to be a batting paradise, resembling a flat deck, in the one IPL 2024 match played there. Sunrisers Hyderabad posted a massive 266 runs, with Delhi Capitals responding with 199. This high-scoring trend highlights the pitch’s recent transformation into a batting-friendly surface, contrary to its reputation for being slow and low.

Fast bowlers can expect some assistance from the pitch, while spinners might find a bit of turn throughout the game. Although the wicket’s sluggishness can pose challenges for batsmen, the stadium’s compact boundaries and swift outfield make it easier for them to unleash their strokes and score quickly.

Given these batting-friendly conditions, teams winning the toss tend to prefer bowling first to maximize their chances in a high-scoring contest. As the game progresses, spinners may find more opportunities, but the pitch at Arun Jaitley Stadium largely supports batting. This trend has shifted the stadium’s identity, turning it into a venue where spectators can expect plenty of runs and thrilling contests.

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Arun Jaitley Stadium: IPL 2024 Stats

Wickets (Pacers)8
Wickets (Spinners)8
Average 1st innings Score266
Matches Won Batting First1
Matches Won Batting Second0

Arun Jaitley Stadium: IPL Overall Stats

Total Matches85
Matches Won Batting First38
Matches Won Batting Second46
Average 1st innings Score162.95
Highest Successful Chase187
Highest Score266
Lowest Score83
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