NZ vs AFG T20 World Cup 2024 Match 14 Pitch Report: Providence Stadium Guyana Venue Stats, Record, Average Score

Published on: Jun 7, 2024 3:24 pm IST|Updated on: Jun 7, 2024 3:24 pm IST

NZ vs AFG T20 World Cup 2024 Match 14 Pitch Report: Providence Stadium Guyana Venue Stats

New Zealand will kickstart their campaign in the T20 World Cup 2024 as they face Afghanistan in the 14th match of the competition. Afghanistan dismantled Uganda by 125 runs in their first game and they will be looking to cause an upset against the Kiwis. Meanwhile, New Zealand will be itching to begin their campaign positively with a win.

Providence Stadium Guyana Pitch Report

The wicket is not a very good one for the batting as it is slightly two-paced. The surface is also on the slower side and the batting won’t be easy on this wicket. It is a night game and the dew will play a crucial role in this contest.
In 3 matches of the T20 World Cup 2024, the average score batting first is 132.
Meanwhile, the team chasing has won 2 matches and the team batting first has won 1 game.

Is Providence Stadium a batting or a bowling pitch?

It is a sporting surface with something in it for everyone. The bowlers will give the batters a tough time on this wicket.

Do fast bowlers or spin bowlers get bowling assistance at Providence Stadium?

The fast bowlers and the spinners will get equal help off the surface on this wicket. However, the pacers will get more assistance as the spinners could struggle during the second innings due to the dew factor.

Last 3 results at the venue

  • Papua New Guinea (136/8 in 20 overs) lost to West Indies (137/5 in 19 overs) by 5 wickets – 2 June 2024
  • Afghanistan (183/5 in 20 overs) defeated Uganda (58/10 in 16 overs) by 125 runs – 3 June 2024
  • Papua New Guinea (77/10 in 19.1 overs) lost to Uganda (78/7 in 18.2 overs) by 3 wickets – 5 June 2024

New Zealand Record at the Providence Stadium

New Zealand have played 2 matches at this venue. They have won both matches.

New Zealand’s Highest Score at the venue: 139/8 in 19.5 overs vs Sri Lanka in 2010
New Zealand’s Lowest Score at the venue: N/A

Afghanistan Record at the Providence Stadium

Afghanistan have played 1 T20 game at this venue and won that contest.

Afghanistan’s Highest Score at the venue: 183/5 in 20 overs vs Uganda in 2024
Afghanistan’s Lowest Score at the venue: N/A

Providence Stadium Ground Info

Seating Capacity: 15000
Number of matches hosted: 2 Tests, 25 ODIs, and 16 T20Is

Providence Stadium Records (T20I)

Total Matches Played: 16
Home Team (West Indies) Won: 5
Visiting Team Won: 3
Neutral Side Won: 5
No Result: 

Average 1st Innings Score: 129
Matches Won Batting 1st: 4
Matches Won Batting 2nd: 9

Highest Team Total: 191/5 by England vs West Indies in 2010
Lowest Team Total: 58/10 by Uganda vs Afghanistan in 2024
Highest Run-chase: 169/5 by West Indies vs Bangladesh in 2022

Highest Individual Score: Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) – 100 vs Zimbabwe in 2010
Best Bowling Figures: Fazalhaq Farooqi (Afghanistan) – 5/9 vs Uganda in 2024
Most Runs: Nicholas Pooran (West Indies) – 267 runs in 8 matches
Most Wickets: Alzarri Joseph (West Indies) – 6 wickets in 3 matches

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