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Know your ICC World Cup 2015 venue - Manuka Oval (Canberra)

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Australia's capital city Canberra is the smallest World Cup venue in the country, in terms of capacity. For the 2015 tournament, the Manuka Oval can fit in only 12,000 spectators.

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Manuka Oval will host 3 matches starting from 18 February. The stadium was first established in 1929. The first One Day International at the venue was in 1992 between South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Map of Manuka Oval

Here is your complete guide to Manuka Oval

Manuka Oval (Canberra) - (All venues' guide)

About Canberra

The capital of Australia, this young, modern city - which turned 100 in 2013 - is most commonly known as the federal seat of government, it also has an array of national attractions that hold and share the essence of Australia.

Stadium Information

Manuka Oval is just 10 minutes from the City Centre, Parliament House and the airport, making it convenient for visiting media, fans and locals. It is the premier site for cricket and Australian Rules Football in Canberra, and plays home to the state teams, the ACT Comets and Meteors.

The Bradman Pavilion was constructed in 1962 with further stands built in 1987 and 1992, with the Bradman stand constructed in 2001. Among continual upgrades to the venue as part of the Manuka Oval broader master plan, award-winning lighting was installed in 2013 to enable night fixtures.

Stadium Address

Manuka Oval, Manuka Circle, Griffith, Australian Capital Territory 2603

Capacity - 12,000

First established/built - 1929

1st ODI - South Africa Vs Zimbabwe (March 10, 1992) SA won by 7 wickets

Matches (All games start at 9 AM IST)

18 February - Bangladesh Vs Afghanistan (Pool A)

24 February - West Indies Vs Zimbabwe (Pool B)

3 March - South Africa Vs Ireland (Pool B)

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Story first published: Thursday, February 12, 2015, 13:18 [IST]
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