[16] In the Fourth Test in Guyana they fell to a 10-wicket defeat after being dismissed for 109 in their second innings. The Brian Lara stadium, part of a US$850 million elite sports complex at Tarouba, was built with the intention that it would host preliminary matches at the 2007 World Cup, but a series of delays meant that matches had to be rescheduled elsewhere. "[62] The ground has a crowd capacity of around 18,000 and day/night cricket is supported by the presence of floodlights, hosted on 6 towers around the ground. [20] Between the Tests, the ground had also hosted several of the first-class matches of the tour, as well as continuing to host matches of the Inter-Colonial Tournament, including the 1935 and 1937 finals. [2] The first match recorded by CricketArchive, CricInfo and Wisden took place on 29 January 1897, between Lord Hawke's touring party and a team put out by the Queen's Park Oval Club. The structures at the Oval include the "Learie Constantine Stand", known in particular for its jovial crowds,[2] the Trini Posse Stand which is located perpendicular to the pitch, the Carib/KFC/RBC Stand, the Brian Lara Pavilion, the latter named for the West Indian batsman, the CL Duprey/Republic Bank stand, the Scotia Bank/BG Stand, the Jeffrey Stollmeyer Stand and the Gerry Gomez Media Centre, the last two of which has been named for former cricketers. Then, on 20 February 1913, the MCC played a combined West Indies cricket team, who was playing one of its earliest matches as a representative eleven, and only its fourth against an MCC side. [27] The match resumed and England went on to victory, and took the series 1:0. [49], By the late 1990s the West Indian team had begun to decline. Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba. It opened in 1896. [30] Australia returned to the ground in 1965 for the Second and Fifth Tests of the tour. Over time, some of the works which have been displayed have been changed to accommodate either a new artist or a new piece of art. The formation of the Caribbean Premier League has given the QPO a new tenant - The Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel[73] and the ground has hosted Red Steel league matches in each of the three seasons as well as the semifinals and finals of the 2013 and 2015 editions of the CPL. [70][71] The ground hosted another Twenty20 International against Zimbabwe in February 2010 and against India in 2011. It opened in 1896. Match Details. [16], On 1 February 1930, the Queen's Park Oval hosted its first Test match. The ground was celebrated as "the only venue in the West Indies, and one of four in the world to host more than 50 Test matches and 51 ODIs" during a ceremony to open the new stands. [16] By 1900, Inter-Colonial Tournament matches were taking place, with the final between Barbados and British Guiana taking place at the Queen's Park Oval. Mumbai Indians vs Trinidad and Tobago, 2nd Semi-Final . "[31] The West Indian first-class domestic tournament, now renamed the Shell Shield, continued at the ground in the winter of 1965. During the first decades of the 20th century, the private Queen's Park Oval was a very exclusive cricket ground and club. The Trinidad and Tobago cricket team play most of their home matches at the ground,[2] and it is the home ground of the Caribbean Premier League team Trinbago Knight Riders. Privately owned by the Queen's Park Cricket Club, it is currently the largest capacity cricket ground in the West Indies with seating for about 20,000.[1]. Labour shortages hampered the efforts of the construction workers. [24], The work was supported by a second study in 1962, made in Australia, which argued that such turf wickets were more likely to lead to balanced cricket games. Trinidad & Tobago is a top cricket playing nation, and is a full member of ICC. However, across the series they were victorious 2–1 in what Wisden called the "series for the unofficial championship of the world. [90], To the side of the Nelson Mandela Park which is closest to Serpentine Road are three (3) pieces of art which have been placed there by Digicel after the pieces were selected as the winning pieces of the competition launched to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the City of Port of Spain. Batting in front of a 30,000-strong home crowd on the third day, the West Indies fell from 22 for no loss to 98/8. These matches included a score of 413/5 by India against Bermuda on March 19, which remains the highest total made in an ODI at the Queen's Park Oval. [68] In that period of time the ground did host its first Twenty20 International, against England as a one-off match. [74], The pitch has two ends, the Pavilion End and Media Centre End. [63] None of the final stage games were played at the ground, with the Super Eight stages all being played at either the Providence Stadium or the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. Nevertheless, the new pavilion was unveiled in time for the matches. Plans are ongoing for Cricket West Indies’ Regional Four-Day season to be played in Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago from April. The West Indies were chosen as hosts for the 2007 Cricket World Cup, with the Queen's Park Oval selected as one of the venues. The match, which was a draw but saw the ground's first century—119 by Plum Warner—was not counted as first-class. ….Min Ramson says GCB will not be recognised until it complies with the Cricket Administration Act The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports has banned the Champions League T20 2013. In 1911 and in 1913 the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) toured the West Indies, with four matches played in total between the MCC and Trinidad at the Queen's Park Oval across both tours. [6][7] The "Concrete Stand" was renamed the "Learie Constantine Stand" in recognition of that former West Indies cricketer. [11] Arthur Priestley's touring eleven then played a Queen's Park XI on February 12, with the game drawn.[12]. The Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, located in Marabella, San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago, is named for long-distance runner Manny Ramjohn, the first person to win a gold medal for Trinidad and Tobago in a major international sporting event. [33] The bowling analysis of 9/95 by West Indian Jack Noreiga was also made during the same tour and remains the best bowling analysis at the Queen's Park Oval. [46] The first One-Day International at the ground took place between India and the West Indies in March 1983, with the hosts taking a comfortable victory. [16] The score of 220 made by Indian Sunil Gavaskar at the Queen's Park Oval during the Test match there remains the highest score made by any player at the ground. Find Team live Scores, Photos, Roster, Match updates Today. [2] In 1953 India toured the West Indies and played the First and Third Tests at the ground. [24] Between the Oval's inaugural Test and January 1954, the overall batting average at the ground was 37.03, and it dropped to 28.07 between the installation of the new pitch and the year 2000. [66] In 2010 due to the arrest of Christopher "Dudus" Coke and subsequent social unrest and deteriorating security situation in Kingston, Jamaica the 1st South Africa/West Indies test match that was initially allotted to Sabina Park was relocated to Trinidad.[67]. There was a structure called the Dos Santos Stand which was demolished in 2012 due to health and safety considerations with it suffering structural decay and weakening steel. The Queen's Park Oval is a sports stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, used mostly for cricket matches. Date. Constructed for the under 17s World Cup in 2001, held in Trinidad and Tobago, Architen Landrell fought hard to win the contract for the Grandstand canopy. 2007 CRICKET WORLD CUP The 2007 Cricket World Cup was hosted by the West Indies from March 13 to April 28, 2007. By Romario Samaroo January 9, 2021 [75] Natural turf was used in the early years however Mole crickets caused too much damage on the original pitch which was laid directly onto the natural soil, so soon after the ground was purchased a pitch of clay was laid over a wicket made of coir matting. Structure of cricket in the West Indies. [21] In 1952, the original pavilion was replaced with a two-tier structure as part of an extensive renovation of the ground. [16], Following a return by Pakistan in 1992, England toured the West Indies over the winter of 1993–94. The West Indies Cricket Board and the West Indies … [16] These became more and more frequent in the first decade of the 20th century, along with more tour games against the invitational XIs of Richard Bennett and Lord Brackley. They also contributed to the growth of cricket on the island, for trial matches were held on weekends while a tour was in progress, and local talent was invited to play. No Twenty20 Internationals has been played since. [25] Wisden called the match one of "most dramatic Test matches for many years" and labelled the disorder "unfortunate" and "remarkable", remarking that the situation "became so bad that a riot developed. Advertisement. TouristLink members rank Queens Park Oval, Dwight Yorke Stadium and Manny Ramjohn Stadium as the top stadiums in Trinidad and Tobago. [16], The West Indian's had begun to experience difficulties in the final years of the 1960s. Official Account for Brian Lara Cricket Academy. Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Team Results. With centuries from Bruce Laird and Greg Chappell, the Australian WSC team secured victory. In the years following the 2007 World Cup the Queen's Park Oval has had a sporadic allotment of ODIs, with no matches being played there in 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016. City: Tarouba, Trinidad (Trinidad And Tobago) ... Future Cricket Schedules and other information may change and we are constantly reviewing everything to avoid errors but we can not take responsibility regarding correctness of all content. As well as the main cricket stadium, the facility includes a gym, indoor and outdoor cricket practice nets, two squash courts and two outdoor tennis courts. The inaugural round of Pro League matches took place on 31 March 1999 with four clubs hosting the opening fixtures. The second Test of the MCC 1929–30 tour of the West Indies saw England under Les Ames defeat the West Indies under Errol Hunte thanks largely to a century by the England captain and a double-century by Patsy Hendren. Download Images Watch Videos Online 892 likes. [65], Test matches were not allocated to the ground for 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017 which prompted a reaction from Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Association President Azim Bassarath, who stated that "we in T&T need to have Test matches here so that our young and developing players can get a taste of the best form of the game.". The Brian Lara Stadium was planned to host the warm-up matches for the 2007 World Cup, but these plans were foiled due to the delays in construction of this billion dollar arena. The Queen's Park Oval Cricket Club leased the Queen's Park Oval in 1896, moving there from its first home at the Queen's Park Savannah, where it had existed since its founding in 1891. Brian Charles Lara, TC, OCC, AM (born 2 May 1969) is a Trinidadian former international cricketer, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. [8] The natural soil at the ground prevented turf wickets from being laid down, due to the damage caused by the mole crickets that inhabited it, so when the club moved to its new ground the groundsmen laid a pitch of clay with a wicket made of matting prepared on top. Since 2007 there has been six (6) test matches the most recent of which was the infamous washed out match held in August 2016 against India. "[24] It crumbled during matches, giving more help to spin bowlers. With the advent of a new title sponsor for the West Indies domestic 50 over competition, Trinidad and Tobago was chosen as the venue for all matches for a three-year period from 2014 to 2016[72] and the ground has hosted these matches. [42] A six-wicket-haul by Vanburn Holder in the Fourth Test of the series, also at the Queen's Park Oval, ensured another West Indian victory. 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[17] Harry Ince scored 167 in the West Indian first innings, Richard Ollivierre took a five-wicket haul and Joseph Rogers took a six-for as the MCC slid to a heavy defeat. It remains the lowest total made in a Test match at the ground,[48] and with 66 wickets Ambrose remains the most successful bowler there. The stadium is used by the local football team and has the capacity for 10,000 people. The Brian Lara tarouba trinidad Cricket Academy is a multi-purpose stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad, and Tobago that was recently completed. [9] Only a few days later on February 1 the ground's maiden first-class fixture took place between Trinidad and the same Lord Hawke's XI. [51] The West Indian captain during the match, Brian Lara, went on to be the leading run scorer at the Queen's Park Oval in ODI matches, as well as hold record for the highest score made there. [24] Australian Test bowler Ashley Mallett believed that the new pitch was certainly more helpful to spin bowling,[78] while England captain Nasser Hussain was negative about batting on the pitch during the 2004 England tour in his biography Playing With Fire. [39] The ground hosted two Tests of the 1997–98 tour by England, the second of which in February saw the West Indies defeated by England. International cricket would not return to the ground until 1947 when the MCC returned and played Trinidad twice at the ground in the lead up to the first post-war Test at the Queen's Park Oval on 11 February 1948. it is currently the largest capacity cricket ground in the West Indies. The ground last hosted ODIs in June 2017 when two (2) matches against India were played there. [19] The ground also hosted the Second Test of the 1935 tour, which started on 24 January. The ground hosts domestic First Class, List A and T20 matches,[16][39] of the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force National Team. [32] Gavaskar would go on to make a total of four centuries at the ground, the most by any player. ... Cricket West Indies; Grounds / Guyana National Stadium, Providence. The Dwight Yorke Stadium, located in Bacolet, Scarborough, Tobago, (Trinidad and Tobago), is named after former Aston Villa, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Birmingham City, Sydney, Sunderland and Trinidad and Tobago footballer Dwight Yorke. [16] Pakistan came in 1957, followed by England two years later. 720 – 1972/73 season", "West Indies v India India in New Zealand and West Indies 1975/76 (2nd Test)", "West Indies v India India in New Zealand and West Indies 1975/76 (3rd Test)", "List-A Matches Played At The Queen's Park Oval", "Which was the most dominant Test side ever? [59] In 2012 the pitch was described by the media during the Australian tour as "slightly damp, tacky appearance" after rain, and then "tinder-dry. The following is a list of TT Pro League stadiums that have hosted a TT Pro League match since its inception in 1999.The Pro League serves as Trinidad and Tobago's highest level of association football and the annual league tournament has hosted matches in sixteen football stadiums. [47] Australia, New Zealand and England all visited the ground for Test and ODI games during 1985 and 1986, faring poorly. He topped the Test batting rankings on several occasions and holds several cricketing records, including the record for the highest individual score in first-class [54] This, the opening Test of the series, set the tone for a five-nil whitewash of the host team by the visiting Australians. Brian Lara Cricket Academy is situated 1 km east of Tarouba. [23] This was the final match played on the clay surface with matting laid on top. Matches were played at Sabina Park: Jamaica, Warner Park Stadium: St. Kitts and Nevis, Beausejoun Stadium: St. Lucia, and Queen’s Park Oval: Trinidad and Tobago. National Stadium. [59] The West Indies also suffered at the hands of South Africa during ODI matches played at the ground.[39]. Just north of the city of San Fernando, the Brian Lara Cricket Academy is the first state-of-the-art cricket training facility constructed by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. [28] India returned to the West Indies 1961 and played two further Tests at the Oval. [43] With World Series Cricket (WSC) commencing a West Indies tour in 1979, the third "Supertest" was held at the Queen's Park Oval. Home Stadium Trinidad And Tobago Brian Lara Stadium. While there was not much to celebrate in 2020 due to the impact of the Covi19 pandemic, Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board president Azim Bassarath … [41] Further success came in 1978 when two Tests against Australia at the ground both saw heavy West Indian victories. [16] The ground hosted the finals of the 1906 and 1910 Inter-Colonial Tournaments. [57] They were likewise defeated in ODI matches at the ground by both sides. A score of 681/8d in 1954, and double-centuries by Everton Weekes in consecutive series during that same year, prompted the laying of a turf wicket in 1955 in an attempt to balance batting and bowling. ... JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi . The retirement of Ambrose and Courtney Walsh in 2001 further hampered West Indian efforts,[55] and they were defeated at the Queen's Park Oval by South Africa in March,[56] and India in August 2001. "[13] The Queens Park club was "the big shot" of the local cricket on the island,[14] and touring matches were the mainstay of cricket at the ground for the first few years. [16], The outbreak of World War II halted Test cricket at the ground after this 1935 tour, however domestic cricket continued. According to a CricInfo review of the new ground on the eve of the World Cup, it featured a "library and museum space on the ground floor, as well as a top class health, spa, gymnasium and restaurant facilities, and an entertainment centre with satellite TV and other comforts. [15] In April 1899, Trinidad played a Barbados-based XI led by Arthur St. Hill, an early domestic West Indian fixture. [24] However, the Queen's Park Oval clay surface was disproportionately suited to batting. "[60] An earthquake in late February that measured 5.1 on the Richter magnitude scale caused damaged to the fledgling stands. [29], The Beaumont Cup competition was held at the Queen's Park Oval from 1958 onwards, and from 1964 the Regional Four Day Competition also began, with the ground hosting Trinidad home games for both competitions. 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Read about Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Team latest Scores, News, Articles only on ESPNcricinfo.com. The match was the first between the West Indies and the MCC to have taken place at the Queen's Park Oval. [35] The utilisation of aggressive fast bowlers such as Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson had inspired West Indian captain to bring into his team men of similar virtues. The teams met March 25 at the Queen's Park Oval and England were reduced to 46 all-out by Curtly Ambrose. These, however, suffered drawbacks. Trinidad and Tobago National stadium is used mostly for cricket matches. The Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board will be holding discussions with the team management on the disappointing fourth place finish in the recently-concluded Regional Four Day Competition [24] Later that year the ground hosted the second Test of an Australian tour. 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As far back as 2001, the country was the destination of the FIFA Under-17 World Championship, for which it constructed four FIFA-standard stadiums — three in Trinidad and one in Tobago — with a total seating capacity of 37,500. Meanwhile, in domestic cricket, the Beaumont Cup had been renamed the Texaco Cup, and both it and the Shell Shield continued to feature at the Queen's Park Oval. From then on greater effort was made to prepare turf wickets in an attempt to balance batting and bowling at the Oval. "[79], Around the exterior walls of the Oval (also known as The Wall Project) are large sized prints of works by artists who paint in different medium, such as oil and watercolor. [64] That match was notable for the third shortest non-abandoned test ever, with the match being curtailed by a wet outfield which allowed for only twenty two overs to be bowled over the five days despite rain not falling for the majority of the match. The Brian Lara Cricket Academy is a multi-purpose stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad and Tobago, that was completed and inaugurated in 2017. A bird's eye view of the Brian Lara Stadium - one of the two grounds on which CPL 2020 will take place, The groundstaff clear water from the covers ahead of CPL 2020's opening match, Brian Lara Stadium continues to attract flak, View the full index of related articles », Readers recommend - Curated tweets by ESPNcricinfo. Name City Clubs Capacity; Hasely Crawford Stadium: Port of Spain Defence Force, Police FC, San Juan Jabloteh 23 000 Other. With a swimming complex, state of the art gymnasium, cricket training facility and academy, and so much more, this stadium was well worth the wait. [40] The Second and Fourth Tests of the 1977 Pakistan tour were both at the Queen's Park Oval, and the West Indians comfortable took the former thanks to 8/29 by pacer Colin Croft, supported by Roberts and Joel Garner. https://www.espncricinfo.com/westindies/content/ground/247418.html The Brian Lara Cricket Academy is a multi-purpose stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad and Tobago, that was completed and inaugurated in 2017. The Indian defeat had come on the back of defeats away to Australia and England. Next match schedules for Guyana National Stadium, Providence with news, scores and venue information. Renovation work commenced immediately to prepare the ground for the matches. Cricket enthusiasts have been thrilled with approximately 100,000 sq. This time the West Indies recorded its first Test match victory at the ground, defeating Bob Wyatt's England by 217 runs. The Opening Ceremony of the 25th Anniversary of Special Olympics Trinidad and Tobago took place on Friday 4th May, 2007, at the National Stadium at about five forty-five in the afternoon. Next match schedules for Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Tarouba with news, scores and venue information ... Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba. Chasing 174 at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Stallions were on course for the win on 125 or four with Pakistani Shaoib Malik … [36] In the 1976 Indian tour of the West Indies, the Queen's Park Oval hosted the Second and Third Tests. 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