Opened Feb 10, 2007
Sir Vivian Richards
10,000
Four towers, first tested Nov 10, 2006
Andy Roberts End, Curtly Ambrose End
Antigua and Barbuda, Leeward Islands
06:40, Sun Sep 25, 2022 (UTC -0400)
Sir Vivian Richards Stadium
 

Records and statistics

West Indies v Australia - May 30-Jun 3, 2008 Scorecard
West Indies v Bangladesh - Jun 16-19, 2022 Scorecard
Test records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
West Indies v Australia - Mar 27-28, 2007 Scorecard
West Indies v Sri Lanka - Mar 14, 2021 Scorecard
ODI records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
West Indies v South Africa - May 19, 2010 Scorecard
Argentina v Canada - Nov 13, 2021 Scorecard
T20I records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
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Profile

The decision to replace the popular and atmospheric Antigua Recreation Ground as Antigua's premier venue was a far from popular one, but space limits at the ARG restricted development potential. The new venue, built in time for the 2007 World Cup, has had problems from the start, with serious issues surrounding access to the ground even when crowds are small - and the reluctance of the local population to embrace the more remote new ground meant attendances have been poor. The state of the outfield has also caused concerns from the off, and despite being relaid after the 2008 Australia Test, the 2009 Test against England was farcically abandoned after ten balls because of the sandy and dangerous state of the bowlers' run-ups. It cast doubts over the future of an unloved venue.

The ground is dominated by two large stands, the five-story southern one housing the pavilion as well as corporate suits, the northern one the media. The eastern and western side are made up of burms (terraces) which the architects intended to help the venue retain a more casual Caribbean flavour.
Martin Williamson

Fixtures

2022
Sun Sep 25 (50 ovs)
09:30 local | 13:30 GMT
09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT
ICC Women's Championship
3rd ODI - West Indies Women v New Zealand Women
Wed Sep 28 (50 ovs)
13:30 local | 17:30 GMT
13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT
1st T20I - West Indies Women v New Zealand Women
Sat Oct 1 (50 ovs)
13:30 local | 17:30 GMT
13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT
2nd T20I - West Indies Women v New Zealand Women
Sun Oct 2 (50 ovs)
13:30 local | 17:30 GMT
13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT
3rd T20I - West Indies Women v New Zealand Women
Wed Oct 5 (50 ovs)
13:30 local | 17:30 GMT
13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT
4th T20I - West Indies Women v New Zealand Women
Thu Oct 6 (50 ovs)
13:30 local | 17:30 GMT
13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT
5th T20I - West Indies Women v New Zealand Women
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Latest Photos

The crowd watches on as Jonny Bairstow bats during the evening session, West Indies vs England, 1st Test, Antigua, 1st day, March 8, 2022
The crowd watches on as Jonny Bairstow bats during the evening session
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Rain interrupted play, West Indies v South Africa, 1st ODI, Antigua, May 22, 2010
Rain interrupted play
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Groundsmen dig beneath the surface of the Antigua pitch and find a sandpit, West Indies v England, 2nd Test, St. Johns, Antigua, February 13, 2009
Groundsmen dig beneath the surface of the Antigua pitch and find a sandpit
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Where are the buckets and spades? Groundsmen dig beneath the surface but find just sand, sand, sand in Antigua, West Indies v England, 2nd Test, St. Johns, Antigua, February 13, 2009
Where are the buckets and spades? Groundsmen dig beneath the surface but find just sand, sand, sand in Antigua
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