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SA vs BAN Pitch Report: Bowlers to thrive at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium

SA vs BAN Pitch Report: Bowlers to thrive at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium

The pitch at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium has been particularly challenging for batters

The top two teams of Group D, South Africa and Bangladesh, are set to face off on Monday in the T20 World Cup 2024 at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York. Both teams are coming off wins, with South Africa narrowly defeating the Netherlands and Bangladesh edging out Sri Lanka in close matches. Ahead of the SA vs BAN game, let us take a look at how the Nassau County pitch will impact the game.

Nassau County Pitch Report: Bowlers to get plenty of assistance in SA vs BAN game

The pitch at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium has been particularly challenging for batters. Seamers benefit from spongy bounce and lateral movement with the new ball, making scoring difficult. Additionally, spinners might find some turn in the middle overs, further complicating matters for the batters. The sandy outfield also hinders batting fluency.

Overall, the venue heavily favours bowlers, and the toss is not overly critical due to the consistent bowling-friendly nature of the track throughout both innings. Teams typically prefer to chase on such surfaces, so the toss-winner is likely to opt for bowling first. This match promises to be a tough contest dominated by bowlers.

Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York T20 stats

Total Matches4
Matches Won Batting First1
Matches Won Batting Second3
Average 1st innings Score103
Highest Successful Chase106/6
Highest Score137/7
Lowest Score77/10
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