Hagley Oval

Hagley Oval Profile

  • LOCATION: Christchurch, Canterbury
  • COUNTRY: Australia
  • YEAR OPENED: 1886
  • CAPACITY: 20,000
  • OWNER:
  • GAME: Cricket
Hagley Oval is a cricket ground located in Hagley Park in the central city of Christchurch, New Zealand. The first recorded match on the ground was in 1867, when Canterbury cricket team hosted Otago cricket team. Canterbury used the ground infrequently from then through until the 1920s.

The first match in the Plunket Shield was played there in December 1907, when Canterbury played Auckland.Canterbury returned there in 1979, and played a number of their 1993/94 Shell Cup home matches at the ground.

The first One Day International at the ground was played between Scotland and Canada during the 2014 Cricket World Cup Qualifier on 23 January 2014. The ground has also hosted three Women's Test matches and six Women's ODIs.

In 2013 the controversial Canterbury Cricket proposal to develop Hagley Oval as an international cricket venue was approved by the Environment Court.

In 2014, New Zealand Cricket released that Hagley Oval will become the eighth Test venue in the country and the Boxing Day match against Sri Lanka will mark New Zealand's first game in Christchurch since the city was hit by a major earthquake in 2011.

2015 World Cup Matches in Hagley Oval

MATCH DATE MATCH DETAILS RESULT
Match 1 14 Feb 2015 Sri Lanka V New Zealand New Zealand won by 98 runs
Match 10 21 Feb 2015 Pakistan V West Indies West Indies won by 150 runs
Match 14 23 Feb 2015 England V Scotland England won by 119 runs

WORLD CUP 2015 SCHEDULE

DATE
FIXTURE
29 March 2015
AUS V NZL

WORLD CUP 2015 STANDINGS

POOL A
MP
WON
LOST
New Zealand
6
6
0
Australia
6
4
1
Sri Lanka
6
4
2
Bangladesh
6
3
2
POOL B
MP
WON
LOST
India
6
6
0
South Africa
6
4
2
Pakistan
6
4
2
West Indies
6
3
3

CRICKET STARS

Ahmed Shehzad
Ahmed Shehzad

Pakistan

Opening batsman
Nasir Hossain
Nasir Hossain

Bangladesh

Batsman
George Dockrell
George Dockrell

Ireland

Bowler
Martin Guptill
Martin Guptill

New Zealand

Opening batsman