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NatWest T20 Blast stat attack: What’s a par score at Canterbury?

Friday 15th May 2015

Men’s First Team

Kent Cricket analyst Michael Najdanhas compiled some statistics about scoring and the importance of winning the toss in 20-over matches at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence.

Since 2013, there have been 12 matches at Canterbury, 10 have been won by the team batting first.

• In the last 11 matches at Canterbury, 10 have been won by the team batting first.

• In English T20 cricket last season, the team batting first won 58% of matches.

• The average score batting first at Canterbury in 2014 was 175/7.

• The highest score batting first at Canterbury in 2014 was 208/4.

• The lowest score batting first at Canterbury in 2014 was 136/7.

• The highest score batting second at Canterbury was 193/4

• The lowest score batting second at Canterbury was 114.

• The average score for winning teams in the powerplay overs at Canterbury in 2014 was 52/2.

• The average score for losing teams in the powerplay overs at Canterbury in 2014 was 46/2

• The average score for winning teams in the middle 10 overs at Canterbury in 204 was 84/2.

• The average score for losing teams in the middle 10 overs at Canterbury in 2014 was 74/4.

• The average run rate for winning teams in the last 4 overs of an innings at Canterbury in 2014 was 10.5.

• The average run rate for losing teams in the last 4 overs of an innings at Canterbury in 2014 was 7.9.