Hagley Oval, Christchurch

first_imgHagley Oval will host three group games for the ICC World Cup 2015 Established: 1886Capacity: 20,000The cricket ground is located in Hagley Park in the central city of Christchurch, New Zealand. Hagley Oval hosted it’s first match in 1867 when Canterbury cricket team hosted Otago cricket team.The first One Day International at the ground was played between Scotland and Canada during the 2014 Cricket World Cup Qualifier on 23rd January 2014. The ground has also hosted three Women’s Test matches and six Women’s ODIs.In 2014 Hagley Oval became the eighth Test venue in New Zealand. The Boxing Day match against Sri Lanka marked New Zealand’s first Test in Christchurch since the city was hit by a major earthquake in 2011.Hagley Oval is one of the fourteen venues of the ICC World Cup 2015 with three group games including New Zealand vs Sri Lanka and Pakistan vs West Indies scheduled on this ground.last_img

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *