Warner Park Sporting Complex

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Warner Park
Warner Park Cricket Stadium.jpg
Warner Park Cricket Stadium
Ground information
Location Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis
Establishment 2006
Capacity 8,000
End names
Pavillion End
Lozack Road End
International information
First Test 22–26 June 2006: West Indies v India
Last Test 20–24 May 2011: West Indies v Pakistan
First ODI 23 May 2006: West Indies v India
Last ODI 25 August 2014: West Indies v Bangladesh
First T20I 2 August 2009: West Indies v Bangladesh
Last T20I 27 August 2014: West Indies v Bangladesh
Team information
Leeward Islands (1962 – present)
As of 16 October 2015
Source: CricketArchive

Warner Park Sporting Complex is an athletic facility in Basseterre, St. Kitts, St. Kitts and Nevis. It includes the Warner Park Stadium, which was one of the hosts for the 2007 Cricket World Cup. It is named after Sir Thomas Warner, the explorer who established the first English colony on St. Kitts.

The eastern segment contains the cricket pitch, pavilion, media centre and seating for 4,000 which can be increased with temporary stands to 10,000 for major events. The stadium was largely financed by Taiwan with donations totalling $2.74 million. The total project cost US$12 million, half for the cricket stadium and half for the football facilities.

The western segment contains the football stadium, with seating for 3,500. In the northern section of the park, there are three tennis courts, three netball / volleyball courts, the Len Harris Cricket Academy, and a small open savannah, Carnival City, used primarily for hosting Carnival events.

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 17°17′55″N 62°43′19″W / 17.29861°N 62.72194°W / 17.29861; -62.72194