To explore the records and statistics of Kensington Oval Bridgetown, Barbados, West Indies
Kensington Oval Barbados, West Indies
BridgetownAlso or formerly known as
Pickwick Cricket ClubEstablished
Malcolm Marshall End, Joel Garner End
Note Completely rebuilt in 2006 for the 2007 World Cup
The Kingston Oval, Bridgestone is a famous cricket ground in the West Indies. With a lot of history behind it, this ground is a much loved cricket stadium in the Caribbean island of Barbados. It is one of the major sporting facilities and is primarily used for cricket. It has hosted many important and exciting cricket games.
Barbados also known as Pickwick Cricket Club is one of biggest tourist attractions of the Caribbean Island, and the tourists pour in every time a cricket match is on at the Kensington Oval. This is seen the most when the England's cricket team tours the place. England have an old connection with this ground as it was here that England played for the first time in the West Indies way back in 1895.
The ground is also famous for having hosted West Indies' first-ever Test in 1930 between WI and England. That Test in itself was very historic as it saw the first triple century being made in Test cricket when Andrew Sandham scoring a staggering 325. The ground has hosted many international cricket matches as well as other sports like football and hockey. The finals of the 2007 World Cup was played at the Kingston Oval. This ground will also host final of T20 WC on May 26, 2010