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Cricket grounds in the West Indies

Amos Vale Stadium - St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Amos Vale Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. At present, the stadium is used mostly for football and cricket matches. The stadium holds 18,000 and was renovated to hold the warm-up matches of ICC World Cup 2007.

Antigua Recreation Ground - Antigua

The Antigua Recreation Ground located on the Island of Antigua in St. John's, is a Test cricket ground. After the building of the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium for the 2007 World Cup, no further Test cricket was expected at the Recreation Ground. However, due to the abandonment of the Second Test between West Indies v England on February 13, 2009 after just ten balls (due to an unfit outfield), an extra Test, began at the Antigua Recreation Ground on February 15 2009. This ground has produced a number of great cricketers, including Viv Richards, Curtly Ambrose, Andy Roberts and Richie Richardson.

Beausejour Stadium - St. Lucia

Beausejour Stadium is mainly a cricket stadium located near Gros Islet, St. Lucia. It was completed in 2002 and currently accommodates 12,000 spectators. It hosted the first day-night cricket match to be held in the West Indies. It also held the first One Day International day-night cricket match in the West Indies between Zimbabwe and the West Indies.

Bourda - Guyana

The Bourda is a cricket ground in Georgetown, Guyana, used by the Guyanese cricket team for matches with other nations in the Caribbean as well as some Test matches involving the West Indies. Located in Bourda in Georgetown, Guyana, it is home to the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC). It is the only Test ground in mainland South America and has a capacity of around 22,000. Bourda was opened in 1884, has seen Test cricket since 1930, and is the only stadium in the world to be situated below sea level.The ground did not host any matches for the 2007 Cricket World Cup, because of the new ground Providence Stadium which was built.

Brian Lara Stadium - Trinidad and Tobago

Brian Lara Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad and Tobago that is currently under construction. When completed in 2007, it will be used mostly for cricket matches and will host matches during the 2007 Cricket World Cup. It will hold 15,000 people.

Greenfield Stadium - Jamaica

Greenfield Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Trelawny, Jamaica that was completed in 2007 for the World Cup. It will be used mostly for cricket matches but has also been used for Jamaica's national football team as a second venue. It has a capacity of 25,000 people.

Kensington Oval - Barbados

The Kensington Oval is located in Bridgetown on the island of Barbados. "The Oval" also referred to as "The Mecca"  of Cricket has been home to Pickwick CC since 1882, it has grown into one of the most impressive grounds in the Caribbean. The ground was renovated for the 2007 World Cup, raising it's capacity from 12,500 to 28,000. The Oval has hosted many important cricket games, and seen many exciting matches and upsets between local, regional, and international teams during its over 120 year history. It has also hosted many non-cricket events like football, hockey, inter-school athletics, Miss Barbados pageants, and concert events.

Queen's Park Oval - Trinidad and Tobago

Queen's Park Oval, located in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, is the largest capacity cricket ground in the West Indies and has hosted more Test matches than any other ground in the Caribbean. It is privately owned by the Queens Park Cricket Club with a seating for about 30,000. The Trinidad and Tobago cricket team play most of their home matches at the ground. and it has also been used to host several domestic and international football matches.

Queen's Park - Grenada

Queen's Park now known as National Cricket Stadium is located in Grenada After being rebuilt in 2000, the new complex was badly damaged in October 2004 from a direct hit by Hurricane Ivan, but has been repaired and used for the 2007 cricket World Cup. The stadium has been used recently for youth games in the country including matches against touring sides from England

Sabina Park

Sabina Park is the home of the Kingston Cricket Club, and is the only Test cricket ground in Kingston, Jamaica. It is one of the smallest and possibly the most picturesque Test match grounds in the Caribbean, framed by the Blue Mountains to the north and Kingston Harbour to the south. The first Test played there was between West Indies and England in 1930. It can currently hold 16,000 people. Sabina Park was the venue for the abandoned test in 1998 involving the touring England team. The test was abandoned after less than an hour's play due to the pitch being deemed unfit for play.

Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

Sir Vivian Richards Stadium is located in North Sound, Antigua. It was built for use in the 2007 Cricket World Cup where it hosted Super 8 matches. The stadium usually caters for 10,000 people, but temporary seating doubled its capacity for the 2007 Cricket World Cup. The stadium is named after former West Indies Cricket Team captain, Viv Richards. Only two Test matches has been played on this ground, with the second match against England on February 13, 2009 was abandoned after only ten balls due to the outfield's dangerous condition. The aftermath of this abandonment caused great embarrassment for West Indies cricket, resulted in the ground being suspended from staging all international matches for a period of time.

Warner Park Sporting Complex

The Warner Park Stadium is a part of the Warner Park Sporting Complex, an athletic facility in Basseterre, St. Kitts. It was rebuilt to host matches in the 2007 Cricket World Cup. It has a capacity  for 4,000 but can be increased with temporary stands to 10,000 for major events.

Windsor Park - Dominica

Windsor Park is a multi-purpose stadium in Roseau, Dominica. It also serves as the national stadium and is currently used mostly for cricket matches. However it serves as the venue for national activities. The stadium is used mainly for cricket and is of International Cricket Council (ICC) international standard. It can  10,000 people and has state of the art faclities. Only two international cricket matches, both One Days Internationals, have been played at this ground, with the 1st against Bangladesh on July 26, 2009.



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