T20 World Cup 2024 Match 9: PNG vs UGA Field Report, Providence Stadium Guyana Venue Stats, Record, Average Score

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Papua New Guinea will take on Uganda in the 9th match of the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup on June 6 at the Providence Stadium in Guyana.

Both teams have lost their opening matches. Despite this, both teams have talented squads and will leave no stone unturned in their quest for their first win of the tournament.

Providence Stadium Field Report

The pitch at Providence Stadium favored the hitters, with the ball landing easily on the bat. While teams have achieved big totals, there have also been some instances of sides chasing down these tough targets. The swing bowlers will get a lot of help from this wicket while the spinners should come into the game later in the innings and might enjoy bowling here.

Is Providence Stadium a battlefield or a bowling alley?

Recent matches played here indicate a balanced surface, with the batting side somewhat at an advantage.

Last 3 results at the location

Afghanistan: 183/5 (Pacers – 2w, Spinners – 3w)

Uganda: 58/10 (16 over) (Pacers – 7w, Spinners – 3w)

AFG won by 125 runs.

Papua New Guinea: 136/8 (Pacers – 5w, Spinners – 2w)

West Indies: 137/5 (19 over) (Pacers – 3w, Spinners – 2w)

WI won by 5 wickets.

West Indies: 159/5 (Pacers – 1w, Spinners – 4w)

India: 164/3 (17.5) (Pacers – 3w, Spinners – 0w)

IND won by 7 wickets.

PNG T20I record at Providence Stadium

Papua New Guinea has played one T20I and lost.

PNG’s highest total: 136/8 vs West Indies in 2024

PNG’s lowest total: n/a

UGA T20I record at Providence Stadium

Uganda has played one T20I and lost.

UGA’s highest total: n/a

UGA’s lowest total: 58/10 vs Afghanistan in 2024

Providence Stadium Ground Information

Seating capacity: 15000
Number of matches hosted: 2 Test, 25 ODI and 15 T20I

Providence Stadium T20I Stats and Records

Total number of matches played: 15
Home team (WI) won: 5
Visiting Team Won: 3
Neutral side won: 4
Draw/no result: 3

Average score in the first innings: 132

Average score in the second innings: 96
Won games as leadoff batter: 4
Won games as second batter: 8
Highest team total: 191/5 by England vs West Indies in 2010

Lowest team total: 58/10 (16 over) by Uganda vs Afghanistan in 2024

Highest Run Chase: 169/5 (18.2) by West Indies vs Bangladesh in 2022

Highest individual score: Mahela Jayawardene (SL) – 100 against Zimbabwe in 2010
Best bowling figures: Fazalhaq Farooqi (AFG) – 5/9 vs Uganda in 2024
Most rides: Nicholas Pooran (WI) – 267 runs in 8 innings
Most wickets: Alzaari Joseph (WI) – 6 wickets in 3 matches
Most Sixes in T20 at this venue: Nicholas Pooran (WI) – 19 sixes in 8 innings

Statistics of PNG players at Providence Stadium in T20I

  • Assad Vala: 21 runs and 2 wickets in 1 match
  • Tony Ura: 2 runs in 1 game
  • Lega Siaka: 1 run in 1 match
  • Sese Bau: 50 runs in 1 match
  • Hiri: 2 runs in 1 match
  • Charles Amini: 12 runs in 1 match
  • Kiplin Doriga: 27 runs in 1 match
  • Chad Soper: 10 runs and 1 wicket in 1 match
  • Alei Nao: 1 wicket in 1 match
  • Kabua Morea: 2 runs in 1 match
  • John Kariko: 1 wicket in 1 match

Statistics of UGA players at Providence Stadium in T20I

  • Ronal Patel: 4 runs in 1 match
  • Simon Ssesazi: 4 runs in 1 match
  • Mukasa: 0 runs in 1 match
  • Ali Shah: 11 runs in 1 match
  • Dinesh Nakrani: 6 runs in 1 match
  • Alpesh Ramjani: 1 wicket in 1 match
  • Robinson Obuya: 14 runs in 1 match
  • Brian Masaba: 2 wickets in 1 match
  • Bilal Hassan: 8 runs in 1 match
  • Cosmos Kyewuta: 2 runs and 2 wickets in 1 match
  • John Kariko: 1 wicket in 1 match

Active hitters with the most runs at Providence Stadium Stadium in T20I

  • Nicholas Pooran: 267 runs in 8 matches
  • Rovman Powell: 113 runs in 5 matches
  • Tilak Verma: 100 runs in 2 matches
  • Kyle Mayers: 95 runs in 3 matches
  • Suryakumar Yadav: 84 runs in 2 matches

Active bowlers with the most wickets at Providence Stadium in T20I

  • Alzarri Joseph: 6 wickets in 3 matches
  • Fazalhaq Farooqi: 5 wickets in 1 match
  • Jason Holder: 4 wickets in 4 matches
  • Romario Shepherd: 4 wickets in 7 matches
  • Deepak Chahar: 3 wickets in 1 match

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Aman Chauhan

Aman Chauhan is an aspiring sports content writer in his second year of engineering and has previously worked with top sports websites such as Sportskeeda, Crictracker and Cricket Shaukeens. He has a passion for cricket and has played at the district level. He adores Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni and also loves football and kabaddi.