Venues of ICC T20 World Cup 2024: Part-1

Some teams have a good record at a particular ground which plays to their advantage white some teams avoid playing at certain grounds due to their poor record

Venues of ICC T20 World Cup 2024

The ICC T20 World Cup 2024 is just a few days away and preparations for the same are in full swing with teams announcing their squad for the multination tournament. A lot of things play a crucial role in deciding the outcome of the match and one of them are the venues where the tournament takes place. 

In this two-part series, we will look at the venues for the T20 World Cup 2024 in the USA and West Indies.

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Kensington Oval – Bridgetown, Barbados

Kingston Oval is one of the venues for the multinstion tournament. Known to assist the bowlers Kingston Oval is a stadium where batters can also dominate if they spend sufficient time at the crease and see off the new balls that will be nipping off the surface in the initial overs. If we talk about the fast bowlers specifically they can expect a ground bounce and carry if they pitch the ball in the right areas. The team that wins the toss will prefer to chase at this ground

Daren Sammy Cricket Ground – Gros Islet, Saint Lucia

The Daren Sammy Cricket Ground is historically known to be a batter’s paradise with teams scoring an average of 170- 180 runs regularly. Moreso batting becomes easy in the second innings of a 20-over game courtesy of the weather conditions that the ground possesses With it being an open ground the batters can target the short boundaries and can hit the ball into the breeze which will assist in depositing even the mishits over the boundary

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Arnos Vale Stadium – Kingstown, Saint Vincent

Established in 1981 the stadium has hosted several significant cricket matches. Amos Vale stadium hosted its first test in 1997 between West Indies and Sri Lanka, ending in a draw. It was also the venue for Bangladesh’s first test win over West Indies in 2009.

Talking about the pitch at the Amos Vale stadium the 22 yards tends to assist the bowlers with scores between 140-150 being a consistent feature of the wicket. Having said that the pitch has undergone a significant makeover recently and it would be interesting to see how it behaves when the World Cup starts

Brian Lara Cricket Academy – San Fernando, Trinidad

The Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Trinidad and Tobago has been one of the Island nation’s historic cricket grounds as far as international cricket is concerned. Having hosted only a handful of T20I matches the pitch at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy tends to assist the spinners which means slow bowlers can exploit the conditions if they bowl on good lines and lengths

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Sir Vivian Richards Stadium – North Sound, Antigua

The Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound Antigua which hosted its first international game in 2008 has been identified as one of the ensues for the 2024 T20 World Cup. As far as the pitch at the Vivian Richards stadium is concerned it is a batter’s paradise with an average score of 138 runs in 13 T20Is. Batters enjoy a significant amount of success at the small ground with short boundaries

Guyana National Stadium – Providence, Guyana

The stadium which was built just in time to host the 2007 IC Cricket World Cup received a lot of backing from the Indian government at that time as a result the construction of the stadium which was started in May 2005 was completed before the start of the mega event. Talking about the pitch, the National Stadium’s pitch is preferred by the batters while chasing as the ground is known to assist the teams batting second with 7 out of the 13 games being won by teams that have chased in the second innings of a T20 match.