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National Stadium, Karachi Pitch Report, Capacity, Stats, Weather Conditions

Karachi, Pakistan’s largest and most populous city, presents an interesting and colorful combination of the old and new. The National Stadium became Karachi’s fifth and Pakistan’s 11th first-class ground. Check National Stadium Karachi Pitch Report.

The stadium is a fortress for Pakistan cricket. However, major terrorist activity, mainly bombings, has meant that non-Asian sides have refused to play in the city, and in five years only Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have visited. It is a shame because the spectators are passionate – and noisy – and it is a great place to play and watch.

Check out the pitch report, capacity, stats, and weather conditions of the National Stadium Karachi.

National Stadium Karachi Pitch Report

National Stadium Karachi Pitch Report

The pitch at this venue is balanced and usually offers equal assistance to the batsmen and the bowlers. Therefore, fans will likely witness a close encounter to kick off PSL 2021.

During the PSL 2020 playoff matches at the National Stadium, there was only one 180+ score, which suggests Karachi is not a high-scoring venue.

Teams batting second have won 12 out of the 20 games that have been played here. It will not be a surprise if the captains who win the toss in Karachi choose to field first.

Karachi Stadium Capacity

It is the largest cricket stadium in Pakistan with a capacity of 40,000 spectators. The sitting capacity in the stadium has always been close to 33,000.

The capacity of the ground has reduced in the coming years with close to 30,000 seats only filled.

National Stadium Karachi Pitch Report

National Stadium Stats

The average first innings score in domestic T20 games at the National Stadium is 168. In 20 games, teams batting first have finished with totals of less than 150 on seven occasions.

As far as the pace vs. spin factor is concerned, the pace bowlers have been relatively more successful than the spinners on this track.

Karachi Stadium Weather

The weather conditions in Karachi always remain sunny with the traditional temperatures of 28-32 degrees. The risk of rain is quite low during the winter months with the sun setting early. The dew plays a crucial role in night games