New Zealand vs Pakistan: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-headLast updated on Jun 25, 2019, 03:56 pm
New Zealand take on Pakistan in match number 33 of the ICC World Cup 2019 on Wednesday.
The Kiwis are a win away from registering their berth in the last four.
Whereas, Pakistan are a loss away from being knocked out of the 2019 World Cup.
Here is the statistical preview.
Head-to-head records between the two sides
The two teams have met on eight occasions in the World Cup.
Pakistan have a 6-2 advantage.
Their last meeting was in the 2011 World Cup.
NZ won that match by 110 runs.
Overall in ODIs, NZ have pocketed 48 games, whereas, Pakistan have sealed 54.
Three matches didn't produce any result.
Top run-scorers of NZ and PAK in World Cups
Former NZ skipper Stephen Fleming holds the record for the most runs scored by a Kiwi batsman in the World Cup (1,075).
Fleming registered two hundreds and five fifties at 35.83.
For Pakistan, Javed Miandad notched the most runs in the World Cup (1,083) between 1975 to 1996 in 30 innings.
He smashed one ton and eight half-centuries.
Top wicket-takers from NZ and PAK in World Cups
Jacob Oram and Daniel Vettori have taken a total of 36 wickets each, which is the joint-highest among Kiwi bowlers in the World Cup.
For Pakistan, Wasim Akram leads the show with 55 scalps.
Akram has the third highest wickets in the World Cup.
He averaged 23.83 between 1987-2003 and took one five-wicket haul.
Edgbaston: A look at the ground stats
England's 408 against New Zealand in 2015 is the highest ODI team total recorded at Edgbaston.
Andrew Strauss (343) runs has the most runs here.
Australia (70 versus England in 1977) have recorded the lowest score.
Glenn Turner's 171* is the highest individual run-scorer at this venue.
Darren Gough (21 wickets) has amassed the most wickets here.
Pitch report, TV listing and timing
According to reports, there will be a light cloud cover and some mild breeze.
Pacers will be helped early on with some swing on offer.
Spinners can grow in stature as the game moves on.
The match is scheduled for a 3:00 PM IST start and will be telecast live on Star Sports Network.