List of 2007 Cricket World Cup venues

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Kensington Oval during the World Cup Final

The 2007 Cricket World Cup took place in the West Indies from 13 March to 28 April 2007, using the sports One Day International format. A total of 16 teams participated in 51 matches throughout the tournament and were initially divided into four groups, with the two best-performing teams from each group moving on to a "Super 8" format. From this, Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and South Africa won through to the semi-finals, with Australia defeating Sri Lanka in the final to win their third consecutive World Cup.[1]

Events took place at eight venues, with four venues used in warm-up matches.

Country City Stadium Capacity Matches Cost
Antigua and Barbuda St John's Sir Vivian Richards Stadium 20,000 Super 8 US$54 Million[2]
Barbados Bridgetown Kensington Oval 28,000 Super 8 & Final US$69.1 Million[3]
Grenada St George's Queen's Park 20,000 Super 8 US$5 Million
Guyana Georgetown Providence Stadium 20,000 Super 8 US$26 Million/US$46 Million[4]
Jamaica Kingston Sabina Park 20,000 Group D & Semi-final US$26 Million[5]
Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre Warner Park Stadium 10,000 Group A US$12 Million
Saint Lucia Gros Islet Beausejour Stadium 20,000 Group C & Semi-final US$13 Million[6]
Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain Queen's Park Oval 25,000 Group B

Four additional venues hosted warm-up matches.

Country City Stadium Capacity Cost
Barbados Bridgetown 3Ws Oval 8,500
Jamaica Trelawny Greenfield Stadium 25,000 US$35 Million[7]
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown Arnos Vale Stadium 12,000
Trinidad and Tobago St. Augustine Sir Frank Worrell Memorial Ground 22,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Awesome Australia but awful organising". cricinfo. 2008-04-28. Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  2. ^ "Stadium named after Richards getting ready". Chennai, India: The Hindu (India). 2006-06-03. Retrieved 2007-05-24. 
  3. ^ "Grand stage awaits fitting drama". Archived from the original on 9 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-14. 
  4. ^ "Guyana Providence Stadium - Progress Information". 2007-02-18. Archived from the original on 2007-05-06. Retrieved 2007-05-24. 
  5. ^ "Mayor Mckenzie Lobbies for Sabina Park to Host World Cup Cricket". 2004-02-24. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-05-24. 
  6. ^ "The Saint Lucia Bid for Cricket World Cup West Indies 2007" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-24. 
  7. ^ "More planning needed for Cricket World Cup". 2006-07-09. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-05-24. 

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