Providence Cricket Stadium

Providence Cricket Stadium Guyana: All set to host CPL 2022 final

Guyana, known for its dense rainforest, is an undiscovered country in the Caribbean region. The country has a trove of experiences to offer to adventurers. From tracking through the verdant rainforest to visiting unspoiled Amerindian villages and enjoying happy moments on its sparkling beaches to capturing the entire view of the country from its soaring peaks, this Caribbean country is filled with nature’s charm all around. Among all these natural things, there is something in Guyana human-made that is the crowd-puller of the country and it is the Providence Cricket Stadium’.

Introduction of Guyana Providence Stadium

Providence Cricket Stadium is quite new as compared to the other stadiums in the Caribbean region. It was established in 2006 with the purpose to host the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup. The stadium is located just 9 km from the capital city Georgetown. The Government of Guyana is the owner of this stadium and it is operated by the Guyana cricket board.

Seating capacity of Guyana Providence Stadium

With the fact that the stadium was built to host the ICC Cricket World Cup, it has a huge seating capacity. It can flawlessly accommodate up to 15000 people. The stadium has three stands and nearly 4000 people can be seated on them. Plus, there is also a grass mound. Primarily meant for cricket matches, the stadium can be used for other cultural and sports events too.

First international matches at Guyana Providence Stadium

As we already said that the stadium was built especially for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007, its first ODI match was a world cup match itself. The stadium held its first ODI match between South Africa and Sri Lanka on 28th March 2007. After this world cup match, the stadium went on to host 6 ODI matches of the tournament and they all were super eight-stage matches. The first international test match came 1 year later for this stadium. It was in March 2008 between West Indies and Sri Lanka. The stadium took another 2 years to host its first T20 match that was between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in April 2010.

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Besides hosting international matches regularly, Providence Cricket Stadium is also a hub for hosting CPL 2022 matches. In fact, it is going to hold a bunch of matches this year. 

CPL 2022 matches in Providence Cricket Stadium

Being one of the newest cricket stadiums in the Caribbean, Providence Cricket Stadium holds the honor of hosting the high-voltage matches of CPL 2022 including semi-finals and even the final. Here, we have listed down all the CPL 2022 matches that are going to happen there.

Wed Sep 21, 24th T20

Providence Stadium, Georgetown

10:00 local | 14:00 GMT

Barbados Royals vs St Kitts Nevis Patriots

Wed Sep 21, 25th T20

D/N Providence Stadium, Georgetown

19:00 local | 23:00 GMT

Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs

Thu Sep 22, 26th T20

Providence Stadium, Georgetown

10:00 local | 14:00 GMT

Trinbago Knight Riders vs St Kitts Nevis Patriots, 

Thu Sep 22, 27th T20

D/N Providence Stadium, Georgetown

19:00 local | 23:00 GMT

Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Lucia Kings

Sat Sep 24, 28th T20

D/N Providence Stadium, Georgetown

19:00 local | 23:00 GMT

Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Trinbago Knight Riders

Sun Sep 25, 29th T20

Providence Stadium, Georgetown

10:00 local | 14:00 GMT

Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Kings

Sun Sep 25, 30th T20

D/N Providence Stadium, Georgetown

19:00 local | 23:00 GMT

Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Barbados Royals

Tue Sep 27, 1st Qualifier T20

Providence Stadium, Georgetown

10:00 local | 14:00 GMT

TBC vs TBC

Tue Sep 27, Eliminator T20

D/N Providence Stadium, Georgetown

19:00 local | 23:00 GMT

TBC vs TBC

Wed Sep 28, 2nd Qualifier T20

D/N Providence Stadium, Georgetown

19:00 local | 23:00 GMT

TBC vs TBC

Fri Sep 30, Final T20

D/N Providence Stadium, Georgetown

19:00 local | 23:00 GMT

TBC vs TBC

Tourist places to visit near Providence Cricket Stadium

The diverse charm of Guyana is really fascinating. This is why when you are there to watch CPL 2022, make sure to visit at least the prominent places that are in close proximity to the stadium. Here, we have talked about those places.

  • Stabroek Market

This local market is one of the most known tourist attractions in Georgetown near Providence Cricket Stadium. The streets of the market filled with colorful stuff will urge you to indulge in shopping till you drop. The interesting thing is that this market is very close to the Providence Cricket Stadium. You just need to cover a 17-minutes distance and you are in the market from this stadium.

  • Brickdam Cathedral

If you are tired of a noisy place and want to visit a peaceful place, no other place near Providence Cricket Stadium than Brickdam Cathedral would be better for you. Located just at a distance of 7.2 km from the stadium, this cathedral is really an interesting tourist place to visit.

  • George Town botanical garden

If you are a nature lover, Georgetown botanical garden has a lot to amaze you. Located just 9.7 km away from Guyana National stadium, the garden is popular for its verdant greenery. On a fresh morning, you might also get a chance to hear the soothing chirping of birds, as the botanical garden is filled with many different types of birds. 

Accommodation near Providence Cricket Stadium, Guyana

With the fact that Providence Cricket Stadium is a popular place in Guyana, it has all types of modern amenities, be it accommodation or transportation. You will get the hotels in different price ranges and You can select any according to your budget. Below, we have listed the most popular hotels near Providence Cricket Stadium. they all are just a few kilometers away from the stadium. 

Conclusion

No doubt that the tourism of Guyana grabs the attention of worldwide people. However, these days, the main reason for the crowds rushing to Guyana is the CPL 2022. You too book the tickets and get ready to enjoy the high-voltage matches of CPL 2022 in Providence Cricket Stadium.

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