View Full Version : World Cup Cricket 2007 : Have a look at the venues

February 12, 2007, 08:10 AM
World Cup Venues at the Caribbean looks amazing. Scenic beauty is really touching. I wish, I could be there :)

Source : ICC (http://www.icc-cricket.com/icc/)

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</td> <td valign="top"> Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua
Capacity: 20,000 of which 10,000 will be permanent
Location: the stadium is to be conveniently built between the city and the airport.
Status: New stadium under construction in partnership with Peoples Republic Of China.
Matches: Super-8.
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</td> <td valign="top"> Kensington Oval, Barbados
History: hosted its first Test in 1929-30 and first ODI in 1984-85
Capacity: 32,000
Status: Major upgrade to be undertaken to add additional seats, player, media and sponsor facilities.
Matches: Super-8 & Finals.
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</td> <td valign="top"> Queens Park, Grenada
Built: 1998
Capacity: present capacity of 13,000 to increase to 20,000 through temporary stands
Status: minor upgrade required
Matches: Super-8.
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</td> <td valign="top"> Providence Stadium, Guyana
Capacity: 20,000
Status: to be built on a completely new site
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</td> <td valign="top"> Sabina Park, Jamaica
Capacity: 30,000
History: hosted its first Test in 1929-30 and first ODI in 1983-84
Status: major upgrade to be undertaken
Matches: Opening Match; Opening Round; Semi Final.
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</td> <td valign="top"> Warner Park Stadium, St Kitts and Nevis
Capacity: increase from 4000 to 10,000 with the addition of temporary stands
Status: the stadium is to be completely renovated and rebuilt with new facilities for media, spectators and players
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</td> <td valign="top"> Beausejour Stadium, St Lucia
Built: 2001-02
Capacity: increase existing capacity of 12,000 to 20,000 with the addition of temporary stands
Status: relatively new stadium – minor upgrade required
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</td> <td valign="top"> Arnos Vale, St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Capacity: 12,000 Seats
Status: Major renovation under construction.
Matches: Warm up.
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</td> <td valign="top"> Queens Park Oval, Trinidad and Tobago
The oldest ground in the Caribbean
Capacity: 25,000
Status: minor upgrade required
Matches: Opening round.

February 12, 2007, 08:42 AM
bro as far i know few of the stadium's r still incomplete, really bad management, hopefully the event will b a successfull one

February 12, 2007, 09:05 AM
Do they look as good as the pics? I doubt it. :)

February 12, 2007, 09:14 AM
Capacity isn't that high though. I know they don't fill as many spectators as venues in the sub-continent, but do they have enough seats to accommodate people visiting for the WC?

February 12, 2007, 09:29 AM
I don't think any of them are real pictures. They are all simulations of what they expect it to look like. I saw these on ICC website a few days ago, but thought they're not worth showing yet. Some of them also have temporary seating arrangement, meaning that the total seating capacity isn't really what they have at any time of the year.

Anyway, all I care about is watching it on TV, and making sure that our BC boys are happy there.

February 12, 2007, 05:45 PM
Don't know about other stadiums, but the one in Trinidad (the venue for our WC matches) is far from being ready at this point.

CI: ICC inspector concerned with progress in Trinidad (http://content-usa.cricinfo.com/westindies/content/story/279569.html)

February 13, 2007, 05:07 AM
Do they look as good as the pics? I doubt it. :)

I've seen Queens Park Oval. It looked very shabby, not at all like the picture here. But that was almost 15 years ago, I'm sure they've made improvements. Also, even then the ground itself was fantastic.

March 5, 2007, 11:21 AM
Bird eye views of venues BD will play on, from Wikimapia-

Warm up match venue at Barbados (http://wikimapia.org/#y=13135612&x=-59630935&z=18&l=0&m=a&v=2)
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad (http://wikimapia.org/#y=10667440&x=-61523738&z=18&l=0&m=a&v=2)