Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
- CountryWest Indies
- CityBridgetown, Barbados
- 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.