Wankhede Cricket Stadium Mumbai pitch report today, weather, T20 records, capacity, average score for IPL 2023

Wankhede Cricket Stadium Mumbai pitch report today, weather, T20 records, capacity, average score for IPL 2023

The BCCI have chosen the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai as one of the venues for the IPL 2023, ahead of the competition, check out the previous IPL stats and records, pitch report, weather forecast, and more

The Wankhede Stadium, which is located in Mumbai is one of the most iconic stadiums in India and possesses a rich history.

Wankhede Cricket Stadium Mumbai pitch report today, weather, T20 records, stats, capacity, average score for IPL 2023


The Wankhede stadium in Mumbai is situated at the shore of the Arabian sea and has previously hosted many prestigious cricketing events. One of the most important matches that it hosted was the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup Final. During that match, India won over Sri Lanka to lift their second title.

The Wankhede stadium was built way back in 1974, and serves as one of the home grounds for Mumbai Indians. It has done so ever since the start of the IPL. The five-time IPL champions are set to play their home matches in this stadium throughout this season.

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Information

  • Seating Capacity: 33,108
  • Ends: The Garware Pavilion End and Tata End
  • Boundary Dimensions: The Wankhede Stadium is comparatively one of the smallest cricket grounds. It measures around 64 to 68 metres across the square boundaries, while the length measures around 68 to 72 metres in the straighter boundaries.
  • Home Teams: India, Mumbai, Mumbai Indians

Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report

The Wankhede Stadium has always favoured batsmen. The pitch has red soil, which makes it ideal for batting and provides very limited help to spinners. Moreover, there is almost never any grass in the pitch. However, Mumbai has a strong fast bowling unit this year with the likes of Jofra Archer and Jason Behrenfdorff as such fans can expect to see new results.

Mumbai Weather Forecast

Mumbai tends to have a warm weather during April and May. Temperatures can be expected to be around 33° to 35° C during the afternoon and will eventually decrease in the evening. Much to the delight of fans and players, there is almost no chance of rain throughout the course of IPL. The forecast for humidity in Mumbai shows around 50 to 55 per cent during the later stages of the IPL.


Wankhede Stadium T20I Stats and Records

given below are the key T20I match records at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai:

Records and stats Figures
Matches Played 11
Batting 1st Won 5
Batting 2nd Won 6
Average Score Batting 1st 192
Average Score Batting 2nd 177
Highest Total 240/3 by India vs West Indies (2019)
Lowest Total 135/7 by Sri Lanka vs India (2017)

Wankhede Stadium IPL Stats and Records

Given below are the IPL stats and records at the Wankhede Stadium:

Records and stats Figures
Matches Played 102
Batting 1st Won 48
Batting 2nd Won 54
Batting 1st Average Score 168
Batting 2nd Average Score 157
Highest Total 235/1 by Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians (2015)
Lowest Total 67 all out by Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians (2008)
Most Runs Rohit Sharma (MI, Deccan Chargers) – 1833 runs in 64 innings
Highest Individual Score AB de Villiers (RCB) vs MI – 133* off 59 balls (2015)
Most Wickets Lasith Malinga (MI) – 68 wickets
Best Bowling Figure Harbhajan Singh (MI) vs CSK – 5/18 (2011)

Wankhede Stadium IPL 2023 Schedule

Given below is the IPL 2023 schedule for the Wankhede Stadium:

Date Day Match Time (in IST)
April 8 Saturday MI vs Chennai Super Kings 7.30 pm
April 16 Sunday MI vs Kolkata Knight Riders 3.30 pm
April 22 Saturday MI vs Punjab Kings 7.30 pm
April 30 Sunday MI vs Rajasthan Royals 7.30 pm
May 9 Tuesday MI vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 7.30 pm
May 12 Friday MI vs Gujarat Titans 7.30 pm
May 21 Sunday MI vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 3.30 pm

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