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Barbados Cricket Stadium (Kensington Oval), boundary length, seating capacity, pitch report, and more

As the 2024 T20 World Cup is hosted by the West Indies and the United States, the Kensington Oval will host some games. The stadium is also known as the Barbados Cricket Stadium, which is situated in the West Indies. It was established in 1871 and is one of the oldest cricket stadiums in the world. Kensington Oval is the home stadium for the Caribbean Premier League franchise, the Barbados Tridents. It has hosted several CPL games and international games. So, let’s look at Barbados Cricket Stadium (Kensington Oval), boundary length, seating capacity, pitch report, and more.

Barbados Cricket Stadium (Kensington Oval) Boundary Length

Barbados Cricket Stadium has a boundary length of 75 meters on the on/off side and around 80 meters on the front/back side. However, this boundary size may vary as different pitches will be used for matches. It is one of the biggest cricket stadiums in the world and will host an ICC event final for the third time.

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Barbados Cricket Stadium (Kensington Oval) Seating Capacity

The stadium has a seating capacity of 28,000, and we might find it houseful during the World Cup. Just like every stadium, it has two ends. One is the Malcolm Marshall end, and the other is the Joel Garner end. The last game that the stadium hosted was West Indies vs. England in 2024, and it was a jam-packed stadium.

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Barbados Cricket Stadium (Kensington Oval) Pitch Report and Ground Facts

Barbados Cricket Stadium (Kensington Oval) is known to be a balanced venue. It favors both batsmen and bowlers. The new ball will help pacers with bounce and swing. Spinners can extract turns from the track as the game progresses and the ball gets older. It is a big field, and smashing sixes would require some confidence.

Fast Facts

  • Two World Cup Finals are hosted at this venue (the 2007 ODI World Cup and the 2010 T20I World Cup).
  • The first game at this ground was played on January 11, 1930, between the West Indies and England (test match).

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T20 World Cup 2024 matches at this venue

  • Namibia vs. Oman (June 2)
  • England vs. Scotland (June 4)
  • Australia vs. Oman (June 5)
  • Namibia vs. Scotland (June 6)
  • Australia vs. England (June 8)
  • Super 8s (June 20)
  • Super 8s (June 21)
  • Quarterfinals 1 (June 23)
  • Final (June 29)

Nine games will be hosted at this venue. The defending champions, England, will begin their 2024 T20 World Cup campaign in Barbados.

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