Cricket fans, listen up! The T20 World Cup bursts onto the scene on June 1st! This year, it’s a double treat – shared between the beautiful Caribbean islands and the exciting United States. The first match is a firecracker – the USA takes on their neighbor Canada! It all happens at the Grand Prairie Stadium in Texas, a place that used to be for baseball.

Brace Yourselves! India vs Pakistan – A Huge Match!

Cricket lovers, wait there’s more! India and Pakistan, the biggest rivals, face off in a super important match on June 9th. This epic battle will happen at a brand new stadium, the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, built just for the World Cup in New York. Get ready for a crazy crowd and a super exciting game!

The Big Finale: Who Will Be Champion?

Fast forward to June 29th, and it’s the final match! The winner will be crowned at the famous Kensington Oval in Barbados. 

Grand Prairie Stadium: (Dallas, Texas)

Texas Surprise! Baseball to Cricket!

This 15,000 seat stadium, rocking since 2008, has a sneaky secret! It used to be a baseball field for the Texas Airhogs, but in 2017, Big change! Now it’s a cricket stadium, and international matches are all the rage! Catch the USA versus Canada game happening right now, or come see more awesome matches later!

New York Builds a Giant Cricket Stadium!

Brace yourselves, cricket fans! The Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in Long Island, New York is brand new and gigantic, holding a whopping 34,000 people! See history happen on June 3rd when Sri Lanka plays South Africa in the stadium’s very first game ever! Mark your calendars for the HUGE India vs Pakistan match on June 9th – it’ll be incredible! Just a heads up, though – after the tournament, that giant crowd space might shrink a bit. Those extra seats gotta go bye-bye!

Central Broward Park: 

Florida’s Lauderhill boasts a gem – the 25,000-seater Central Broward Park, the undisputed king of US cricket venues. Forget pretenders, this stadium opened in 2007 with cricket etched in its DNA. History unfolded here in 2010 when the USA witnessed its first-ever T20 clash, a nail-biter between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. Fast forward to 2019, and the USA itself took the field for their debut One-Day International series, a true coming-of-age moment. All this cricketing glory under a roof built for a cool $70 million!

Beyond Brick and Mortar: 

But Central Broward Park isn’t just about fancy numbers. Cricket fanatics, rejoice! Remember that epic showdown between India and the West Indies last year? The fourth T20 match of their series unfolded right here, electrifying the crowds. And the excitement doesn’t stop there! With upcoming fixtures lined up, Central Broward Park is set to be the heart of US cricket action. Get ready for some serious cricketing drama!

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Sir Viv Richards Stadium: (10,000 Seats!)

Wow! This stadium is brand new, built in 2007! It replaced the old cricket ground where Brian Lara, cricket legend, whacked a whopping 375 runs – can you believe it? First official game here? West Indies versus Australia in a super close Cricket World Cup match – talk about exciting! Normally, it holds 10,000 people, but big tournaments? Forget about it – the place is overflowing!

More than just cricket? You betcha!

Picture this: England fans cheering on their team, relaxing in a swimming pool, no sweat! Yep, that’s right, right here at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. Cricket, sunshine, and a cool dip? It sure is like an awesome vacation.

Kensington Oval: 

Bridgetown Bustle and Batting Bliss: Tucked away in Bridgetown, Barbados, lies Kensington Oval, a cricketing giant with a history as long as a towering six. Established way back in 1882, it holds the crown for the biggest cricket stadium in the Caribbean, only falling short to the temporary New York stadium in this World Cup. This grand old dame has seen many makeovers, with the most recent facelift happening in 2006, just in time for the ICC Cricket World Cup the following year.

A Stage for Big Battles and Big Names: Calling all cricket fanatics! Get ready for awesome cricket matches at Kensington Oval! It all starts with Namibia versus Oman on June 2nd. Then, on June 4th, it’s England versus Scotland in a super important match! The finals is on June 29th so don’t miss it! There are other cool games to see as well, like Australia versus Oman and England taking on Australia again!

Darkness, Drama, and Decisive Moments: This legendary ground isn’t just about sunshine and sixes. Remember the heart-stopping 2007 World Cup final played here, where the final overs were shrouded in near darkness? Get ready for this historic venue to witness new legends being born and cricketing history being made!

Providence Stadium: 

Guyana’s cricket fans got a shiny new stadium in 2007! The Providence Stadium replaced the old Bourda stadium and showed up just in time for the Cricket World Cup. This young stadium was the scene of 6 amazing Super Eight matches, including one where Sri Lanka’s bowler, Lasith Malinga, did something never done before – got 4 wickets in 4 balls, leaving South Africa stunned! Cheer for the underdogs as Afghanistan battles Uganda and West Indies takes on Uganda. Who will rise to the challenge? Come witness the drama unfold!

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Providence Stadium: 

Big cricket games happen in Guyana, and a big place for them is Providence Stadium, or the Guyana National Stadium, if you’re fancy. This cool stadium wasn’t there forever, though. They built it just in time for the amazing Cricket World Cup in 2007, for the really important Super Eight part. Now, everyone loves watching cricket there!

Imagine all the shouting and cheering when Sri Lanka played South Africa! That’s when a super bowler named Lasith Malinga did something super amazing – he got four people out in a row, four throws in a row! That’s never happened before!

But Providence Stadium isn’t just for cricket. They can change it around for concerts and parties for the whole country. It’s like a big, happy place for cricket lovers and everyone else too!

Brian Lara Cricket Academy: 

Big crowds! This new cricket ground, named after batting legend Brian Lara, can seat a massive 15,000 fans. It’s young, just opening in 2017, but already a big star. Tucked away in Tarouba, by San Fernando, it’s the place to be for cricket fans in south Trinidad. Fun fact: they almost hosted warmup games for the 2007 World Cup, but construction took too long. No worries though, this stadium quickly became the main cricket ground, replacing the old one at Guaracara Park. Get your flags ready! This June, there’s big cricket coming to Brian Lara Cricket Academy – West Indies vs New Zealand, and even the first big playoff game!

West Indies vs England: Cricket Fight!

Brian Lara Stadium

Over in Saint Vincent, near Kingstown, there’s a cool stadium called Arnos Vale. It can hold 18,000 people and isn’t just for cricket! They also play soccer there, making it a fun place for many sports.

Guess what? The first international game ever played here was super close! The West Indies actually won against England by only 2 runs! That’s cutting it fine!

A Stadium Full of History

This stadium was built in 1981 and has seen lots of cricket matches. Although they play soccer there too, cricket is the main event. The first international cricket match here was exciting and close in 1981. They didn’t play any longer Test matches until 1997, but by 2009 they had 2 more!

Get ready for another awesome cricket match at Arnos Vale!


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