Queens Sports Club

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Queens Sports Club
Location Parkview, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Coordinates 20°08′42.39″S 28°35′20.20″E / 20.1451083°S 28.5889444°E / -20.1451083; 28.5889444Coordinates: 20°08′42.39″S 28°35′20.20″E / 20.1451083°S 28.5889444°E / -20.1451083; 28.5889444
Owner City of Bulawayo
Operator Bulawayo City Council
Capacity 12,490
Field size 300m X 250m
Surface Grass
Broke ground 1890
Opened 1893
Renovated 1965
Expanded 1986
Zimbabwe Cricket
Matabeleland Tuskers

Queens Sports Club is a multi-purpose stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. It is used mostly for cricket matches. The stadium has a maximum capacity of 13,000. The stadium is the homeground for the Matabeleland Tuskers, who are the current Logan Cup champions. The other Cricket ground in Bulawayo is the Bulawayo Athletic Club.[1]

Queen's Sports Club is Zimbabwe's second ground, and the first being the Harare Sports Club. It is situated close to the city centre, and is one of international cricket's loveliest venues with an old pavilion surrounded by trees which give shade to spectators. Much of the ground consists of grass banking and its capacity of 13,000 is more than enough to cope with demand. Queens Sports Club became Zimbabwe's third Test venue in October 1994.

During a Currie Cup match between Eastern Province and Rhodesia in 1954/55, the scorers' box became a mass of smoke and sparks after electrical equipment was struck by lightning.[2]

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  1. ^ Heatley, pp. 190.
  2. ^ Brodribb, Gerald, "Next Man In", Souvenir Press, London, 1995


  • Heatley, Michael (2009). World Cricket Grounds: A Panoramic Vision. Compendium. ISBN 978-1-905573-01-1. 

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