With the 2021 edition of the CPL due to begin on 26th August, we take a look at the players with the best and worst T20 records at Warner Park, the stadium that will host all of the matches in this year’s tournament. Bearing in mind that Warner Park has been used to host plenty of CPL and T20 matches in the past, we have decent amount of stats to draw upon and you can find our details T20 statistics and records for Warner Park here
Let’s start with the batsmen who have most enjoyed this venue in T20 cricket and it won’t come as any surprise to see that the leading run scorers at Warner Park in T20s are dominated by 3 CPL and West Indies regulars.
In regards the players with the best T20 batting average at Warner Park, West Indies old boy Marlon Samuels enjoyed this venue with an average of 54.1 over the duration of his career. However, as far as current players are concerned here are the leading batsmen.
Of course you can’t talk about T20 cricket without mentioning strike rate as a key factor to success. If young Shamar Springer gets another game for Barbados then he’ll been keen to keep up his exploits at Warner Park Stadium. The all-rounder has faced 1 ball at Warner Park in the CPL and hit it for six! However, those with longer careers and impressive strike rates at Warner Park in T20 matches can be seen below
Bowling wise, it shouldn’t come as a major surprise that Carlos Brathwaite is the leading wicket taker in T20 matches at Warner Park. To date he bowled just shy of 500 deliveries (493 balls) at this venue far more than anybody else and over twice as many as Shamsi (219 balls) who he is tied with as the record wicket taker at Warner Park. in T20 cricket
In terms of strike rate, leg-spinners always enjoy taking wickets in T20 cricket and Warner Park is no different. While not having a huge amount of stats behind them the likes of Imran Tahir who has 6 wickets in the two T20 games he’s played at Warner Park and Qais Ahmed who took 3 in his single match here might well be worth watching. Out of those who have bowled a minimum of 50 balls at Warner Park in T20 matches, these are the bowlers with the best strike rate.
Of course not every player enjoys certain venues so to close let’s look at a few of the players who have less than favourable T20 records at Warner Park coming into the 2021 CPL season. This includes a couple of West Indian star batsmen and a local bowler who is still searching for his first T20 wicket on his home ground.
All stats accurate as of 26 August 2021