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Know your ICC World Cup 2015 venue - Bellerive Oval (Hobart)

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Established in 1914, the Bellerive Oval in Hobart can accomodate 15,000 spectators for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. It is Tasmania's international ground and home to cricket since 1988.

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Bellerive Oval has been chosen to host 3 group stage matches starting from 7 March. The stadium also plays host to Australian Rules Football.

Map of Bellerive Oval

Here is your complete guide to Bellerive Oval

Bellerive Oval (Hobart) (All venues' guide)

About Hobart

Founded in 1804, Hobart is the state capital of the state of Tasmania. Visitors come to the city to explore its historic inner suburbs and nationally acclaimed restaurants and cafes, as well as its vibrant music and nightlife culture, and award-winning sporting and cultural events.

Stadium Information

Bellerive Oval is Tasmania's international cricket venue and home of cricket since 1988, just a 10 minute drive from Hobart's city centre.

The stadium is primarily a cricket and Australian Rules Football ground and is home to the state's cricket teams, the Tasmanian Roar, the Tasmanian Tigers and the Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League.

Originally built in 1931, Bellerive received a significant upgrade that was completed in 2003, including a 6,000-seat Southern Grandstand, two members' buildings and indoor cricket nets.

The new Western Stand has also recently been completed.

Stadium Address

Bellerive Oval, 15 Derwent Street, Tasmania 7018

Capacity - 15,000

First established - 1914

1st ODI - New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka (January 12, 1988) SL won by 4 wickets

Matches (All games start at 9 AM IST)

7 March - Zimbabwe Vs Ireland (Pool B)

11 March - Sri Lanka Vs Scotland (Pool A)

14 March - Australia Vs Scotland (Pool A)

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Story first published: Thursday, February 12, 2015, 13:26 [IST]
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