AFG vs PNG T20 World Cup 2024 Pitch Report: Brian Lara Stadium Trinidad Venue Stats, Record, Average Score

Published on: Jun 13, 2024 5:15 pm IST|Updated on: Jun 13, 2024 6:10 pm IST

AFG vs PNG Brian Lara Stadium Tarouba Venue details

Afghanistan are all set to meet Papua New Guinea in the 29th match of the T20 World Cup 2024 on 14th June (6:00 AM IST) at the Brian Lara Stadium.

Afghanistan look poised to beat PNG and become the second and last team from Group C team after West Indies to qualify for the T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8 round. Afghanistan are placed second in the group after winning each of their two matches.

PNG, on the other hand, are placed fourth after losing against West Indies and Uganda. An Afghanistan win will see PNG, New Zealand and Uganda crash out of the T20 World Cup 2024.

Brian Lara Stadium Pitch Report

The pitch at Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad typically offers good support to batters. The surface is known for being hard and sporting a decent covering of grass. The pitch generally offers consistent bounce, which both seamers and spinners can exploit.

Is Brian Lara Stadium a batting or a bowling pitch?

The recent T20 World Cup matches have revealed a Batting wicket.

Last T20 World Cup Results at the venue:

  • (Jun 13 2024) –

WI: 149/9 (Pacers – 8w, Spinners – 1w)

NZ: 136/9 (Pacers – 5w, Spinners – 4w)

West Indies won by 13 runs.

Last T20 World Cup Warm-Up Results at the Venue:

  • (30 May 2024) – 

PNG: 109/7 (Pacers – 6w, Spinners – 1w)

NAM: 93/6 (16.5) (Pacers – 4w, Spinners – 2w)

Papua New Guinea won by 35 runs.

  • (27 May 2024) – 

UGA: 134/8 (19.0) (Pacers – 2w, Spinners – 4w)

NAM: 135/5 (18.5) (Pacers – 2w, Spinners – 3w)

Namibia won by 5 wickets.

AFG T20I record in Brian Lara Stadium

AFG have never played any T20I matches at this stadium.

AFG’s Highest Total: NA

AFG’s Lowest Total: NA

PNG T20 record in Brian Lara Stadium

PNG have played two T20 warm-up matches at this venue and lost that two matches.

PNG’s Highest Total: 137/9 vs Oman in 2024

PNG’s Lowest Total: 109/7 vs Namibia in 2024

Brian Lara Stadium Ground Info

Seating Capacity: 15000

Number of matches hosted: 5 T20Is, 1 ODI match

Brian Lara Stadium T20I Stats and Records

Total Matches Played: 5

Home Team (WI) Won: 3

Visiting Team Won: 2

Neutral Side Won: 0

Tie/ No Result: 0

Average 1st Innings Score: 177.4

Average 2nd Innings Score: 145.6

Matches Won Batting 1st: 4

Matches Won Batting 2nd: 1

Highest Team Total: 267/3 by English vs West Indies in 2023

Lowest Team Total: 122/8 by West Indies vs India in 2022

Highest Run-chase: 133/6 (19.2) by WI vs England in 2018

Highest Individual Score: Phil Salt (ENG) – 119 off 57 balls vs West Indies in 2023
Best Bowling Figures: Alzarri Joseph (WI) – 4/19 vs NZ in 2024

Most Runs: Phil Salt (ENG) – 157 runs in 2 matches
Most Wickets: Jason Holder (WI) – 6 wickets in 4 matches
Most Sixes at this venue: Phil Salt (ENG) – 11 sixes in 2 innings

Stats of AFG Players at Brian Lara Stadium in T20I


Stats of PNG Players at the Brian Lara Stadium in T20 Warm-Up

  • Lega Siaka: 47 runs in 2 matches
  • Tony Ura: 9 runs in 2 matches
  • Assad Vala: 24 runs & 2 wickets in 2 matches
  • Charles Amini: 21 runs & 2 wickets in 2 matches
  • Hiri Hiri: 3 runs in 1 match
  • Sese Bau: 47 runs in 2 matches
  • Kiplin Doriga: 22 runs in 2 matches
  • Norman Vanua: 10 runs in 2 matches
  • Kabua Morea: 3 wickets in 2 matches
  • Alie Nao: 4 wickets in 2 matches
  • Semo Kamea: 1 wicket in 2 matches
  • John Kariko: 0 wickets in 2 matches
  • Chad Soper: 0 wickets in 2 matches
  • Norman Vanua: 1 wicket in 1 match

Active Batters with most runs at Brian Lara Stadium in T20I

  • Phil Salt (ENG) – 157 runs in 2 innings
  • Sherfane Rutherford (WI) – 134 runs in 3 matches
  • Nicholas Pooran (WI): 125 runs in 5 innings

Active bowlers with most wickets at Brian Lara Stadium in T20I

  • Alzarri Joseph (WI): 6 wickets in 3 matches
  • Gudakesh Motie (WI): 6 wickets in 3 matches
  • Akeal Hosein (WI): 6 wickets in 5 matches
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