Pakistan have featured in all 10 matches that have been played here.
The tournament opener (PAK vs NEP) of the Asia Cup 2023 will be played at the Multan Cricket Stadium. The sample size for the records for this stadium is low due to only 10 matches played here. Nonetheless, let’s take a deep dive into the stats and records ahead of the Pakistan vs Nepal match on August 30 in Multan.
Multan Cricket Stadium Records
A total of 10 matches have been played at the Multan Cricket Stadium over 19 years (2003–2022). In these matches, the average first-inning score is 255.
Despite 255 runs being seen as a low score, sides batting first and second have won 5 games apiece due to the bowler-friendly surface in Multan.
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The highest score posted here is 323/3 by home side Pakistan, back in 2003 against Bangladesh. Conversely, the lowest total posted here is 148 by Zimbabwe in 2004.
The best individual batting score made is 127 runs by current West Indies skipper Shai Hope in 2022. Similarly, the best bowling figures recorded here are 10-0-19-4 by Mohammad Nawaz in 2022.
The highest successful run chase here came in 2022 when Pakistan chased a target of 306 runs with 5 wickets in hand and four balls to spare. Conversely, the lowest score defended here was 272 by Pakistan in 2008 against Zimbabwe.
Pakistan’s record at Multan Cricket Stadium
Pakistan has been a part of all the 10 matches that have been played here. The Men in Blue have a 7-3 win/loss record in Multan, including an ongoing 5-match win streak at the stadium.
https://www.youtube.com/embed/EYsBHJvpXxM?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-US&autohide=2&wmode=transparentThe last ODI played at the Multan Cricket Stadium
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Last year, Pakistan whitewashed the West Indies 3-0, beating the touring side by 5 wickets, 120 runs, and 53 runs, respectively.
Nepal’s record at Multan Cricket Stadium
This will be the first time that Nepal is facing Pakistan in international cricket, and therefore they have a non-existent record in Multan.