West Indies vs Papua New Guinea Head-to-Head at Providence Stadium, Guyana: 2nd Match T20 World Cup 2024

T20 WC 2024 WI vs PNG: The West Indies and Papua New Guinea will clash on Sunday, June 2nd, at Providence Stadium in Guyana. The T20 World Cup group stage match will start at 8 am.

This is the second time the West Indies is co-hosting the T20 World Cup, this time with the United States. The West Indies previously hosted the tournament in 2010. As co-hosts, the West Indies team automatically qualified for the 2024 T20 World Cup. They will face Papua New Guinea in the second group match at Providence Stadium.

West Indies vs Papua New Guinea Head-to-Head at Providence Stadium, Guyana: 2nd Match T20 World Cup 2024

Papua New Guinea will be making their second appearance in the T20 World Cup. They made their debut in the 2021 edition but failed to win any matches. For the upcoming 2024 T20 World Cup, Papua New Guinea qualified through the East Asia-Pacific Qualifier.Despite their struggles in previous tournaments, Papua New Guinea will be eager to showcase their skills and make an impact on the global stage. 

Let’s check out WI vs PNG head-to-head records ahead of the 2024 T20 World Cup match 2 at Providence Stadium in Guyana.  

West Indies vs Papua New Guinea T20 World Cup Head-to-Head Records

The West Indies and Papua New Guinea have never faced each other in a T20 World Cup match before. On June 2nd, they will play against each other for the first time in the T20 World Cup Group Stage at Providence Stadium in Guyana.

Below table shows the record of WI vs PNG T20 World Cup head-to-head records

Matches WI  WonPNG WonTieNR
No Stats Available

West Indies vs Papua New Guinea T20 Head-to-Head Records

West Indies and Papua New Guinea have not played any T20 International matches against each other yet. However, they faced each other in an ODI match during the 2018 ICC World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe.

In that match, West Indies defeated Papua New Guinea by 6 wickets.The match between the two teams took place at the Old Hararians Sports Club in Zimbabwe. West Indies put up a strong performance and emerged victorious in that ODI encounter against Papua New Guinea.

The table below shows the record of WI vs PNG overall T20I head-to-head records –

Matches WI WonPNG Won TieNR
No Stats Available

Providence Stadium, Guyana T20 World Cup Overall Stats and Records

The Providence Stadium, also known as the Guyana National Stadium, was built in 2006 specifically to host the Super Eight matches of the 2007 World Cup.

Located on the east bank of the Demerara River, a few kilometers away from the capital Georgetown, the stadium is owned by the Government of Guyana and serves as the home ground for the Guyana cricket team and the Guyana Amazon Warriors franchise.

Replacing the Bourda Cricket Stadium, the Providence Stadium is one of the largest sports arenas in the city, with a seating capacity of 15,000 for cricket fans.

In the upcoming 2024 T20 World Cup, the Providence Cricket Stadium will host six matches, including the second semi-final.Here are the T20I records and stats for the Providence Stadium in Guyana ahead of the West Indies vs Papua New Guinea Group Stage match 2 in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024:

  • Established in: 2006
  • Location: Providence, Guyana
  • Also Known as: Guyana National Stadium
  • Seating Capacity: 15,000
  • Flood Lights: Yes
  • Pitch: Grass
  • Total T20I Matches: 13
  • First Match: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand in 2010
  • Last Match: West Indies vs India in 2023
  • Matches Won Batting First: 3
  • Matches Won Batting Second: 7
  • Matches Tied: 0
  • Matches No Result: 3
  • Highest Team Innings: 191/5 by England vs West Indies in 2010
  • Lowest Team Innings: 68 by Ireland vs West Indies in 2010
  • Average Score: 128

The Providence Stadium has hosted several significant matches, including the 2007 World Cup Super Eight games and the 2010 T20 World Cup matches. With its modern facilities and rich cricketing history, the stadium promises to provide an exciting atmosphere for the upcoming T20 World Cup matches.

West Indies vs Papua New Guinea X Factor

As the T20 World Cup 2024 approaches, both the West Indies and Papua New Guinea boast players who could be game-changers for their respective teams. Let’s take a closer look at their potential X-factors:

West Indies’ Key Players

The West Indies, ranked fourth in the ICC Men’s T20I Team Rankings, is undoubtedly one of the best T20 International teams. They have several big names who will play crucial roles, including:

  • Andre Russell: A hard-hitting all-rounder known for his explosive batting and handy bowling.
  • Nicholas Pooran: The team’s captain and a talented wicketkeeper-batsman with the ability to change the course of a match.
  • Shimron Hetmyer: A powerful left-handed batter who can take the attack to any bowling lineup.
  • Shai Hope: A consistent top-order batsman with the ability to anchor the innings.

In the bowling department, the West Indies have the likes of Romario Shepherd, an all-rounder who can contribute with both bat and ball, and the pacey Obed McCoy, who has replaced the injured Jason Holder.

Papua New Guinea’s Standout Performers

Papua New Guinea’s T20 World Cup squad is a blend of youth and experience. Some of their potential X-factors include:

  • Chad Soper: A seasoned campaigner who impressed with his performances in the 2021 World Cup and recent regional matches.
  • Assad Vala: The captain and a reliable all-rounder, Vala will be leading the team in the upcoming tournament.
  • CJ Amini: An all-rounder known for his bowling prowess, Amini could be a crucial player for Papua New Guinea.

With a mix of experienced players like Soper and Vala, along with promising young talents, Papua New Guinea will be looking to cause some upsets and make their mark on the global stage.


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