Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

  • CountryWest Indies
  • CityBridgetown, Barbados
  • Capacity28000
  • Flooditno
  • Established1871
  • EndsMalcolm Marshall End and Joel Garner End

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 is one of biggest tourist attractions of the West Indies, 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. 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. It has also been a favourite venue for many concerts and beauty pageants. The finals of the 2007 World Cup was played at the Kingston Oval.

Upcoming Matches on Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

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Matches
54
Home Team Wins
25
Away Team Wins
12
Wins batting 1st
17
Wins batting 2nd
20
No Results
17
Neutral Team Wins
0
Matches Tied
0
Most Prolific Batsman
Shivnarine Chanderpaul
1477
Runs
Most Prolific Bowler
Courtney Walsh
53
Wickets
Highest Innings Score
749/9
by West Indies on February 26, 2009 - West Indies drew with England
Lowest Innings Score
77/10
by England on January 23, 2019 - West Indies beat England by 381 runs
Highest Score by an Individual
337
by Hanif Muhammad v West Indies on January 17, 1958 - West Indies drew with Pakistan
Best Bowling Figures by an Individual
8/38
by Lance Gibbs v India on March 23, 1962 - West Indies beat India by an innings and 30 runs
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