Providence Stadium, Guyana pitch report – Average scores, most runs, highest wicket-takers for matches at the T20 Cricket World Cup venue

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The Providence Stadium in Guyana is one of the venues for the ongoing 2024 T20 World Cup. West Indies are co-hosting the T20 world event along with the USA.

The Guyana venue was built in 2006 for the then upcoming 2007 ODI World Cup. Over the years, Providence Stadium has gained fame on the Caribbean island and is now considered Guyana’s ‘National Stadium’.

The venue has a seating capacity of 20,000 and will host five group stages and one semi-final of the ongoing T20 World Cup.

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Asian dark horses Afghanistan will play New Zealand in the upcoming match of the 2024 T20 World Cup at Providence Stadium. It is the first match of the tournament for the Black Cpas as Afghanistan enters this match after a dominant win over Uganda. In today’s story TSN tells you everything you need to know about the venue’s T20I records.

How many T20I matches has Providence Stadium hosted?

Providence Stadium hosted 16 T20I matches so far.

The team that batted first won four times while the chasing side has won by nine occasions. Three matches were assessed as ‘No result’.

Providence Stadium, Guyana: Pitch Report

The stadium is not historically known as a high-scoring venue. The average first innings score at Providence Stadium is just 128. The pitch in Guyana has historically favored the bowlers, with the balls slowing down as the game progresses.

Spinners have dominated at this venue and the pacers are getting some help early in the game. The spin-friendly nature of the field makes it a low-scoring location. But with the trends in T20 cricket changing, you never know what the surface would look like during the T20 World Cup.

What happened in the last T20I match at Providence Stadium?

The last match at the Providence Stadium took place during the ongoing T20 World Cup. Papua New Guinea played against Ugana in a match that both teams needed to win to keep their hopes of qualification alive.

Papua New Guinea batted first and managed just 77 points on the scoreboard before Gettign was eliminated. In reply, Uganda chased down the target with just three wickets remaining, winning their first match of the tournament.

Scores:

  • PNG – 77 all out, 19.1 overs (Hiri Hiri 15, Lega Siaka 12, Frank Nsubuga 2/4)
  • Uganda – 78/7, 18.2 overs (Riazat Ali Shah 33, Juma Miyagi 13, Alei Nao 2/16)

What is the highest score by a team at Providence Stadium in T20Is?

England hold the record for the highest team score on the ground as they set up 191/5 on the board against West Indies (WI) in 2010.

Eoin Morgan came up with the goods, knocking 55 runs in just 35 balls. All-rounder Luke Wright also scored 45 runs off 27 deliveries.

However, those efforts were in vain as the hosts won the rain-affected match using the D/L method.

What is the lowest score by a team at Providence Stadium in T20Is?

Ireland were just suffocated 68 on April 30, 2010, after a great bowling show in the West Indies. The WI pacers defended 138 and were equal to the task picking nine of the ten wickets.

Ravi Rampaul and Daren Sammy picked three wickets each, while Dwayne Bravo added two. Ace speedster Kemar Roach and spinner Nikita Miller also had a wicket to their names.

What is the average score at Providence Stadium in T20Is?

The average score in the first innings at the stadium is 129.

What is the highest individual score at Providence Stadium in T20Is?

Mahela Jayawardena owns the record for the highest ever individual score in a T20I match at the venue. The Sri Lankan veteran scored 100 from 64 matches against Zimbabwe in the 2010 T20 World Cup, hitting ten boundaries and four sixes to reach his creditable century.

What are the best bowling figures at Providence Stadium in T20Is?

Jason Holders 4 for 26 against Pakistan in 2021, the best bowling figures remain in this stadium.

Despite his heroics, Windies fell eight points short of the visitors’ target of 158 points. However, Holder fired the likes of Sharjeel Khan, Babar Azam, Hasan Ali and Shoaib Maqsood on that day.

Which batsman has the most runs at Providence Stadium in T20Is?

West Indian runner Nicholas Pooran leads the charts for most runs at the venue, with 267 runs. The left-hander has a high score of 74* in six T20Is at the Providence Stadium.

Following him are Mahela Jayawardena (181), Rovman Powell (113), Eoin Morgan (100) and Tilak Varma (100).

Which bowler has taken the most wickets at Providence Stadium in T20Is?

Alzarri Joseph has taken the most number of wickets in T20Is at the Providence Stadium, with six scalps in three matches. He has the best figures of 2/25, in the ongoing 2024 T20 World Championship.

The next highest wicket-takers at the venue are Windies veterans, Daren Sammy and Dwayne Bravo. The duo has received five layoffs in Guyana.

Afghanistan vs New Zealand, T20 World Cup 2024: betting odds

According to DafabetNew Zealand is the favorite to win the match against Afghanistan.

Team Betting
Afghanistan 2.78
New Zealand 1.48