Warner Park Sporting Complex

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Warner Park
Warner Park Cricket Stadium.jpg
Warner Park Cricket Stadium
Ground information
Location Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis
Establishment 2006
Capacity 8,000
International information
First Test 22 June 2006: West Indies v India
Last Test 20 May 2011: West Indies v Pakistan
First ODI 23 May 2006: West Indies v India
Last ODI 31 July 2009: West Indies v Bangladesh
Domestic team information
Leeward Islands (1962 – present)
As of 24 May 2011
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.

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