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Old June 29, 2018, 11:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Roey Haque
Recently, I was doing some research on the upcoming WI tour, and I don't know how I ended up looking at all WI stadiums. It's interesting that Bourda in Georgetown, Guyana is the only cricket stadium in the world with a moat around it, as it is prone to flooding.

I do love architecture, and thought I would open a thread on int. cricket stadiums
Oh man, I played my 1st big game at this venue. Under-15. It was the national Under-15 finals.
I must admit that upon entering the ground I was in awe of the stands (Kanhai, Lloyd Kallicharan, etc). It feels so close to the action (kinda like baseball). The same pitch where Windies played a test match in 1930, I played on it. A 14-year old me was giddy and starstruck.

The reason for a moat is simple. Our country is 6 feet below sea level.

The players' pavilion is something from Victorian Era:

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