The Adelaide Oval Cricket Ground

Talk of a picturesque cricket stadium and the Adelaide Oval Cricket stadium remains one of cricket's most scenic Test venues. The heart of South Australia, the stadium is situated amid gardens and lush trees, with the backdrop of St Peter's Cathedral. Adelaide Oval is a Cricket stadium with yesteryear English architecture. The ground has hosted many historic sports matches other than cricket and concerts. The highest attendance was 62,543 to watch the 1965 SANFL final between Port Adelaide and Sturt. True to its name, the Adelaide Cricket ground is oval-shaped, making straight sixes a rare occasion but square wickets more common.

Adelaide Oval hosted its first ODI in 1975 when Australia took on the West Indies. Over the years, many thrilling matches have taken place at Adelaide Oval, including West Indies' historic win, beating Australia by 1-run in a Test match in 1993.

The Adelaide Oval Pitch Report

Seven of the T20 World Cup 2022 matches are scheduled to be played in the Adelaide Oval Cricket Stadium. The wicket at the Adelaide Oval is a flat track for the bowlers and the batters. The fast bowlers may find initial movements off the surface, while the spinners may come during the mid-match stage. Post the initial overs, the batters have a much better way to play their shots. The average first innings score here is 157, which is reasonably high for a T20 match. Owing to the big boundaries in the stadium, the bowlers can work on their variations to keep the batters guessing.

Adelaide Oval T20 Average Score Statistics

Average 1st Innings scores- 157

Average 2nd Innings scores- 144

Highest total recorded- 233/2 (20 Ov) by AUS vs SL

Lowest total recorded- 146/10 (18 Ov) by SL vs AUS

Adelaide Oval Stats

Built 1871
Capacity 53,583 (including standing room)
Known as The Adelaide Oval
Dimensions 190.2m long, 126.2m wide
Ends City End, Cathedral End
Location Adelaide, Australia­­
Time Zone UTC +10:30
Home South Australia and Adelaide Strikers

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 matches scheduled at Adelaide Oval Cricket Ground

In 2011, Adelaide Oval stadium held its first Twenty20 International between Australia and England, a match which England won by one wicket. The Adelaide Oval Cricket ground is announced as one of the 2022 ICC Men's T20 World Cup venues and will host one of the semi-finals.

Date Match Time (IST)
Nov 2, Wednesday B1 vs A2 9:30 AM
Nov 2, Wednesday India vs Bangladesh 1:30 PM
Nov 4, Friday New Zealand vs B2  9:30 AM
Nov 4, Friday Australia vs Afghanistan  1:30 PM
Nov 6, Sunday South Africa vs A2 5:30 AM
Nov 6, Sunday Pakistan vs Bangladesh 9:30 AM
Nov 10, Thursday TBC vs TBC, 2nd Semi-Final 1:30 PM

Did you know?

2020 December 19 – India was all out for 36 on the third day of a test match against Australia in the second innings. This is India's lowest ever test score and the lowest test score recorded at the Adelaide Oval.

Adelaide Oval Pitch Condition for ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Betting

Knowing the pitch condition for Cricket betting is essential, and more so for a World Cup T20 tournament. Understanding Adelaide Oval’s pitch report and the player's performance can give you an idea about the pace vs. spin success to place your bets on bowlers and batters accordingly.

All outdoor sports are affected by the weather and pitch conditions. Those who bet on Cricket should know the team composition, current run of form of selected players, records at the venue, the playing conditions at the venue, and how the weather can affect the outcome of a game. Those involved in cricket betting should know how weather changes can affect the scoreline and check cricket predictions by Fun88.

Ultimately what matters is the skill, player performance, team effort, and an intelligent cricket captain who can foresee and who has a plan B ready for when the weather or pitch condition goes south. Fun88 provides you with the T20 World Cup Cricket betting information and updates by analysts and cricket experts who study the last few games held at the T20 World Cup Match Stadium, Adelaide Oval. They also analyze the players' performance at the stadium and their record against their opponents. Our experts provide cricket betting tips on all T20 World Cup matches this year. Do check out Fun88's T20 World Cup articles before the games of the 2022 edition of the ICC T20 World Cup.

FAQ on Adelaide Oval Cricket Stadium

  1. Is Adelaide Oval a batting or a bowling pitch?
  2. The Adelaide Oval is considered to be one of the best batting wickets in the world. In 2013, Adelaide Oval became host to the drop-in pitches.

  3. Why is Adelaide Oval Cricket Stadium so popular?
  4. Adelaide Oval has been the host to some of the historic cultural events over the last 140-odd years, including Royal visits and rock concerts. In 2014 Adelaide Oval transformed into a classic modern stadium while retaining its charm.

  5. Is Adelaide Oval a drop in pitch?
  6. The Adelaide Oval pitch runs from North to the South. Adelaide Oval's pitch was generally very good for batting, before it went for a redevelopment in 2013-14, and thus a drop-in pitch has been used at the venue.

  7. What kind of pitch grass is on Adelaide Oval?
  8. Santa Anna couch grass is laid over to create an international standard playing surface for Cricket. This allows the ball to grip slightly into the grass layer, providing seam and spin and good bounce and pace.

  9. When was Adelaide Oval built?
  10. Adelaide Oval was established in the year 1871. It was built on 12 acres of land leased from the Adelaide City Council.

Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval Cricket ground is one of the 2022 ICC Men's T20 World Cup venues and will host a semi-final match.

CC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 matches scheduled at Adelaide Oval Cricket Ground

Date Match Time (IST)
Nov 2, Wednesday B1 vs A2 9:30 AM
Nov 2, Wednesday India vs Bangladesh 1:30 PM
Nov 4, Friday New Zealand vs B2  9:30 AM
Nov 4, Friday Australia vs Afghanistan  1:30 PM
Nov 6, Sunday South Africa vs A2 5:30 AM
Nov 6, Sunday Pakistan vs Bangladesh 9:30 AM
Nov 10, Thursday TBC vs TBC, 2nd Semi-Final 1:30 PM

Adelaide Oval T20 Average Score Statistics

Average 1st Innings scores- 157

Average 2nd Innings scores- 144

Highest total recorded- 233/2 (20 Ov) by AUS vs SL

Lowest total recorded- 146/10 (18 Ov) by SL vs AUS

Adelaide Oval Pitch Condition for ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 Betting

  • The Adelaide Oval pitch is generally very good for batting.
  • A drop-in pitch has been used at the venue.
  • Santa Anna couch grass is laid to create an international standard playing surface for Cricket.
  • The ball grips slightly into the grass layer, providing seam and spin and good bounce and pace.

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