Weather forecast and field report

Afghanistan and Zimbabwe will meet in the first match of the two-match test series starting Tuesday (March 2) morning at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi). This test match will be their very first test meeting.

The two teams haven’t played a test match for over a year. While Zimbabwe contested its last test in February 2020, Afghanistan contested its last test in November 2019. Although the two lowest-ranked test teams do not participate in the first ICC test world championship, this series tests will not be part of this championship.

Afghanistan National Cricket Team (Image credit: Twitter)

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 2021, 1st test: weather forecast

The first test of the series between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe will be played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi) between Tuesday (March 2) and Saturday (March 6). Each day of this test match has been scheduled to start at 9:30 am local time.

According to the weather forecast, the sky will be generally clear during this test match, with the exception of cloudy skies on the fifth day of this test match. There is hardly any chance of rain during this practice match. So cricket fans can look forward to another uninterrupted test match.

During match days, the temperature can be between 31 ° C and 21 ° C.

Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, 1st test, weather, terrain, Abu Dhabi

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 2021, 1st test: pitch report

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi) will host this next test match between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. This will be the first test on this site since December 2018, when Pakistan and New Zealand face to face.

Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, 1st test, weather, terrain, Abu Dhabi
Zimbabwe National Cricket Team (Image credit: Twitter)

Historically, this site typically produces the typical Asian pitches for test cricket. While the batsmen take advantage of the first period of the test match at this venue, the spinners play a huge role over time. The Pacers also like this place at the start of a test match.

Venue statistics (Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi)

Average totals in total and at each test run on this site

Overall

Overall 1st round 2nd round 3rd round 4th round
301.15 363.85 352.62 278.46 169

During the last five tests

Overall 1st round 2nd round 3rd round 4th round
262 316 273.20 273.40 185.40

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