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Kensington Oval
Bridgetown, Barbados


The Kensington Oval in Bridgetown is steeped in history, the ground has hosted international cricket for over 100 years and is one of the most famous cricket grounds in the world.

The ground was demolished and completely rebuilt four years ago as part of a redevelopment program ahead of the 2007 World Cup which saw the Final played at the completely reconstructed stadium.

The construction work cost over $130 million and the capacity was increased from 12,500 to 28,000.

Floodlights where erected at the Kensington Oval last year.

Date built 1871
Capacity 28,000
Floodlights Yes
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