Know your ICC World Cup 2015 venue - Wellington Regional Stadium (Wellington)

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The second biggest venue in New Zealand for the ICC World Cup 2015 - Wellington Regional Stadium, will be the setting for one of the 4 quarter-finals.

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The stadium in Wellington can accomodate 33,000, second highest in the country for World Cup after Eden Park in Aucklan (41,000).

Wellington Regional Stadium's map

Here is your complete guide to Wellington Regional Stadium (All venues' guide)

Wellington Regional Stadium (Wellington)

About Wellington

Wellington has been named 'the coolest little capital' by Lonely Planet and is said to have more bars and cafes per capita than New York. Packed with creative entrepreneurs, academic researchers and arts professionals, the city is New Zealand's cultural and political capital.

Nestled around a stunning harbour, downtown Wellington is compact and easily walkable. Nature is a big part of Wellington's urban environment, with easily accessible green belt walkways and wildlife attractions. The national museum, Te Papa, is home to bold and interactive exhibits
that bring the story of New Zealand to life.

Stadium Information

Wellington Stadium is a multi-purpose facility, and it regularly hosts international and domestic cricket, football, rugby league and rugby union, including the annual Wellington Sevens (part of the IRB Sevens World Series).

Off-field facilities built into the stadium also included the New Zealand Institute of Sport and a campus for the Wellington School of Cricket, run by the Wellington Cricket Association.

Wellington Stadium is located in the heart of Wellington, within walking distance of the waterfront and the train
and bus stations.

Stadium Address

Wellington Regional Stadium, Waterloo Quay, Wellington 6140

Capacity for WC 2015 - 33,000

First Established/Built - 1999

1st ODI - New Zealand Vs West Indies (8 and 9 January 2000, reserve day used) NZ won by 8 wickets


20 February - England Vs New Zealand (Pool A) 6.30 AM IST

1 March - England Vs Sri Lanka (Pool A) 3.30 AM IST

12 March - South Africa Vs United Arab Emirates (Pool B) 6.30 AM IST

21 March - Quarter-final 4 6.30 AM IST

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Story first published: Friday, February 13, 2015, 12:20 [IST]
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