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Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium is a cricket stadium in North Sound, Saint George, in the Caribbean island country of Antigua and Barbuda. The stadium was named in honour of the legendary West Indies batter Vivian Richards and was established in 2007 to serve the purpose of hosting the 2007 ODI World Cup in this region. Since then, it has been hosting the matches across formats regularly.

The stadium replaced the popular Antigua Recreation Ground due to its limited space and sitting capacity. This stadium consists of some prominent infrastructure facilities such as practice pitches for various teams, training infrastructure, and a media center. It also consists of two ends, north and south ends, which are renamed after the two veteran bowlers Sir Andy Roberts and Sir Curtly Ambrose.

2024 T20 World Cup: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium - Capacity

The stadium has been known for its relatively dangerous outfield since its inception, boasting a crowd capacity of 10,000, which is the lowest among the stadiums hosting the T20 World Cup matches in this region. It usually consists of small sloppy grounds that are used to accommodate viewers.

2024 T20 World Cup: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium - Matches

The stadium is one of the latest stadiums in the country and is assigned to host eight matches in the upcoming World Cup, which is joint second-most after Kensington Oval, Barbados. Apart from the four group stage games, it is entitled to host four Super 8 matches that will probably attract a large audience to this area. England and Oman are scheduled to play two games each.



June 9

Oman vs Scotland

June 11

Australia vs Namibia

June 13

England vs Oman

June 15

Namibia vs England

June 19

Super 8, A2 vs D1

June 20

Super 8, B2 vs D2

June 22

Super 8, A1 vs D2

June 23

Super 8, C2 vs D1

2024 T20 World Cup: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium - Pitch report

The pitch in this stadium generally favours the batters early on in the game. However, later on, the pitch tends to slow down making way for the spinners into the game. England, who are playing two games here, will effectively rely on their spin duo of Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali to wreak havoc with the additional advantage of Liam Livingstone in the middle stages of the match.