Kensington Oval, Bridgetown

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The Kensington Oval is a stadium located to the west of the capital city Bridgetown on the island of Barbados. It is the pre-eminent sporting facility on the island and is primarily used for cricket. Locally referred to as "The Mecca" of cricket, it has hosted many important and exciting cricket games between local, regional, and international teams during its more than 120-year history.
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  • Called in without a reservation and we were on a tour within 15 minutes. Just wonderful and so emotional walking around the stadium and then the pitch. Our guide was a little bit disinterested and...  more »
  • The spiritual home of cricket on the island. My role as a cricket coach and working with a number of young Barbadian players as well as staff and officers of the Barbados Cricket Association has...  more »
  • We turned up and enjoyed an exclusive tour of the facilities and ground. What a pitch! They were holding a women’s rugby tournament when we visited ,great surface for the ladies. Next step to see a...  more »
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  • The oval is where tests matches for cricket are played. The pitch is always green, because it is well taken cared of. Tours of the grounds can be arranged. Other celebrations, like concerts or other celebrations, like Thinking Day, Independence Day. It is located in a centralized area in the city and it easily accessible. A statue of Sir Garfield Sobers, the greatest cricketers the world has ever seen (during the time he played). Has been erected at the front of the oval.
  • Good place to watch cricket. The wide range of stalls offering food, drink and cricket related goods was also good.
  • Beautiful cricket venue, but equally great for large shows.
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  • Amazing venue for the cricket, have played and watched here many times and the experience was second to none. There is so much to see, if you can go for a wonder a round the ground and make sure you go to the legends of Barbados cricket shop as well, I even met Sr Garfield Sobers last time I was there, I can highly recommend the hot sauce too.

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