PAK vs NZ 2022: National Stadium, Karachi Pitch Report And Weather Conditions

Next up is the Kiwi challenge for Pakistan at home. They recently were whitewashed by England and a few months earlier, they had lost to Australia, too. The two games of this series will happen in Karachi. Here, we look at the pitch report of the National Stadium and the weather conditions in Karachi for PAK vs NZ 2022.

Babar Azam and co. will be desperate for a change in fortunes in the five-day format. New Zealand is one team that they can defeat if they tick all the boxes. The bowlers will have to penetrate further if they want to do well in the competition.

For New Zealand, though, it is a change at the helm. Kane Williamson recently quit his Test captaincy and Tim Southee has taken over. It will be interesting to see how the team performs under the new leadership.


National Stadium, Karachi pitch report for PAK vs NZ 2022

The National Stadium in Karachi is a well-known venue. It was in the recent Pakistan vs England series that this venue last hosted a Test. This Test had teams scoring around 300 and hence, it was a close game between the bat and the ball. Rehan Ahmed and Abrar Ahmed both enjoyed at this venue. Hence, the spinners will be happy to play on this track.

The average batting score on this track is around 300. If teams can make this score, they can ensure themselves a good chance in the match.


Karachi weather conditions for PAK vs NZ 2022


In the previous series between Pakistan and England, the weather did not cause any problems. It would be expected to remain the same in this tournament, too.

The weather would range between 26 degrees Celsius and 13 degrees Celsius during the next two weeks. Temperatures could drop even further due to the seasonal changes. Rainfall is not expected during this Test series in Karachi.


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