ICC World cup 2015 Venues/ Stadium list & Review

ICC world Cup 2015 Australia New Zealand is going to start from February 14. The opening match will between hosts New Zealand Vs Last world cup finalist Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval, Christchurch. This world cup will held in 14 stadiums. Let’s take a look.

 

New Zealand Arena:

Eden Park, Auckland:

It is known as New Zealand largest cricket stadium. Located in Auckland, New Zealand Its total spectator’s capacity is 50,000. Eden Park is open from 1900 Ad.

 

Seddon Park, Hamilton:

Seddon Park is 4th largest ground (Cricket) in New Zealand and it is world 3rd largest oval ground. It is named after honourable New Zealand former PM Richard John Seddon. It is well grassed ground with 9 pitches. The capacity is 10000 with increasable to 30,000. It is opened form 1950.

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

South Africa vs. Zimbabwe

India vs. Ireland

 

McLean Park, Napier  :

McLean Park is a stadium for two types of game, cricket and rugby. It’s pitch as like as subcontinent cricket pitch, but its outfield is too quick and grassy. It’s located at Napier. Opened from 1911 Ad, and capacity is 22,500. It will host 3 world cup matches.

First Test: NZ vs. Pak, February 16, 1979

First ODI: NZ vs. Sri Lanka, March 19, 1982

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

New Zealand vs. Afghanistan

Pakistan vs. UAE

.

Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington:

Wellington Regional Stadium is locally known as “The Cack Tin” because of its silver colour external walls. It is located at Wellington. Its overall capacity is 36,000. Wellington Regional Stadium was opened for international game at 3 January 2000. Wellington Regional Stadium will host 5 matches in this world cup including 4th             Quarter Final.

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

England v New Zealand

England vs. Sri Lanka

4t Quarter Final

 

Saxton Oval, Nelson:

Saxton Oval is located at Nelson, New Zealand. Its capacity is 5000 and it will host 3 matches at World Cup 2015

First ODI: NZ vs. West Indies at 04 January, 2014

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

Bangladesh Vs. Scotland

West Indies vs. Ireland

 

University Oval, Dunedin:

Its located at Dunedin, New Zealand. Total spectators capacity is 3500 can be flexible to 6000. The pitch type is grassy. In this ICC World Cup University Oval will host 3 important matches.

First test: NZ vs. Bangladesh, January 4, 2008

First ODI: NZ vs. Bangladesh, 2010

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

New Zealand vs. Scotland

Sri Lanka vs. Afghanistan

 

Hagley Oval, Christchurch:

Hagley Oval Will host 3 matches including the opening match. Total seating capacity is 20,000.

First Test: NZ vs. Sri Lanka, December 26, 2014

First ODI: Canada vs. Scotland, January 23, 2014.

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

Sri Lanka vs. New Zealand

Pakistan vs. West Indies

 

Bellerive Oval, Hobart:

Bellerive Oval will host 3 matches in this Cricket World Cup. The seating capacity in this ground is 16,200. The patch type is grassy.

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

Australia vs. Scotland

Sri Lanka vs. Scotland

 

Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney:

Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is one of the biggest stadium in the world. It is established at 1854 and its capacity is 48,000. In this World Cup Sydney Cricket Ground will host 4 important matches including the 1st quarter final.

First Test: Australia vs. England, February 21, 1882

First ODI: Australia vs. England, January 13, 1979

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

Australia vs Sri Lanka

1st Quarter Final

 

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne:

Melbourne Cricket Ground is located in Melbourne, Yarra Park. This spectator’s capacity of this ground is 100,024. It is opened for all from 1854. The final match of 2015 ICC world Cup will held in this ground.

First Test: Australia vs. New Zealand at 1877

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

2nd Quarter Final

Final match

 

Adelaide Oval, Adelaide:

The seating capacity on this ground is 53,500. It will be host 4 matches including 3rd quarter final.

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

India vs. Pakistan

3rd Quarter Final

 

The Gabba, Brisbane:

Total seating capacity of this stadium is 42,000. The Gabba will host three important game in this world cup.

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

Australia vs. Bangladesh

Pakistan vs. Zimbabwe

 

WACA Ground, Perth:

WACA is one of the quickest patches in the world. The seating capacity is 24,500. It will host 3 matches in world cup

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

Australia vs. Afghanistan

India vs. West Indies

 

Manuka Oval, Canberra:

Manuka Oval will host 3 world cup matches. The capacity of the spectators of this ground is 13,550.

The important World Cup matches in this ground are:

Bangladesh vs. Afghanistan

South Africa vs. Ireland

 

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