Warner Park cricket stadium

CPL T20 begins This Week at Warner Park, St. Kitts and Nevis

Introduction

Warner Park is a cricket stadium, which was established in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis in 2006. Warner Park cricket stadium is the first of seven new stadiums that are open for the World Cup. It got its name after Sir Thomas Warner, who explored the first English colony. 

Having a seating capacity of 8000, Warner Park is the only cricket ground for international and domestic matches in St Kitts and Nevis. The best thing about this cricket ground is that it is versatile. The western part of the stadium features a football stadium, which alone has a seating capacity of around 3500 people. In the Northern part, you will find three tennis courts, 3 volleyball courts, one carnival city, Harris lane cricket academy, and small-open Savannah. The carnival city located on this ground is mainly used for hosting various carnival events. 

warner park cricket stadium

First international matches on this ground

The stadium held its first international ODI between India and West Indies in 2006, while the first T20 was played on this ground in 2009 between West Indies and Bangladesh. If we talk about the first test match played on this ground, it was between India and West Indies on 22nd June 2006.

CPL 2022 matches in Warner Park cricket stadium 

Other than international cricket matches, Warner Park also hosts CPL matches. In fact, it is a hotspot for CPL matches. It held all 33 matches last season and, this season too, it is going to host 7 matches. Have a look at the schedule of those matches.

Wed Aug 31

19:00 local | 23:00 GMT, 

Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Kitts Nevis Patriots, 1st T20

D/N Warner Park, Basseterre

Thu Sep 1 

19:00 local | 23:00 GMT

Barbados Royals vs St Kitts Nevis Patriots, 3rd T20

D/N Warner Park, Basseterre

Thu Sep 1

10:00 local | 14:00 GMT

Trinbago Knight Riders vs St Lucia Kings, 2nd T20

Warner Park, Basseterre

Sat Sep 3

10:00 local | 14:00 GMT

Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs, 4th T20

Warner Park, Basseterre

Sat Sep 3

19:00 local | 23:00 GMT

Trinbago Knight Riders vs St Kitts Nevis Patriots, 5th T20

D/N Warner Park, Basseterre

Sun Sep 4

10:00 local | 14:00 GMT

St Lucia Kings vs Barbados Royals, 6th T20

Warner Park, Basseterre

Sun Sep 4

19:00 local | 23:00 GMT

 Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Kitts Nevis Patriots, 7th T20

D/N Warner Park, Basseterre

Tourist destination to visit near Warner Park cricket stadium

While you are in Warner Park stadium to watch mind-blowing CPL matches, don’t limit yourself just to the cricket matches. The cricket stadium is surrounded by a number of worth-visiting places that will definitely blow your mind. So, make sure to visit the following places when you are there to watch cricket matches.

  • Frigate Bay Beach

Located just 5 km away from Warner Park cricket stadium, Frigate bay beach is a must-visit place when you are in St Kitts and Nevis. Whether you are looking for some fresh air or some never-seen-before sand dollars, Frigate bay beach will offer you everything. Take a stroll by the soothing waves of the beach and enjoy the tranquilizing aura. From Warner Park cricket stadium, it would take you hardly 10 minutes via road to reach this amazing place.

  • Sandy Bank beach

Another beach that you can cover when you are in Warner Park cricket stadium to watch CPL 2022. Located around 7 to 8 km away from Warner Park cricket stadium, Sandy Bank beach is popular among romance lovers. The mind-blowing beauty of this beach puts it apart from others and makes it a loved choice among the lovebirds.

  • Turtle beach

There are a number of beaches in the proximity of Warner Park cricket stadium and Turtle beach is one of them. It is hardly 10 km from the cricket stadium. Given the fact, you can easily cover it on the same day when you are there to watch cricket matches. The beach is particularly known for its soul-stirring sunset views.

  • Cockleshell Bay

If you are a nature lover, Cockleshell Bay will definitely soothe your mind as well as the soul. Situated around 15 km away from Warner Park cricket stadium, this tourist place is very much popular among outdoor lovers. Far away from the chaos of city life, this bay allows you to spend some peaceful moments in the lap of nature while listening to the soothing sound of water and capturing the panoramic vista of nature.

  • Timothy hill

Timothy hill is a blend of the rugged and greenish beauty of nature. The hill is very much popular among adventure lovers. If you love tracking or doing something adventurous, you will definitely love spending a day in Timothy hill. The interesting thing is that it is in close proximity to Warner park cricket stadium. It would be somewhere 5 to 6 km from there. Just beside Timothy Hill, there is also a beach, which further enhances the beauty of this tourist place.

How to reach Warner Park cricket stadium

Reaching Warner Park cricket stadium is not at all difficult. Since it is a major place in Basseterre, it is easily accessible by all means of transportation. Here, we have talked about the flights that you can take to reach Basseterre and then Warner Park cricket stadium.

  • Basseterre (SKB-Robert L. Bradshaw Intl.), Around 2 km from central Basseterre
  • Newcastle (NEV-Vance W. Amory Intl.), Around 17.2 km from central Basseterre
  • Oranjestad (EUX-F.D. Roosevelt), around 35 km from central Basseterre

Accommodation close to Warner Park stadium

Rest assured! You won’t face any problem with accommodation when you are in Warner Park cricket stadium. There are a number of 5-star, 3-star, and other types of hotels near the stadium that offer all amenities to the visitors. Here, we have listed down the most popular ones:

Conclusion

The next week is going to be really happening in Warner Park cricket stadium and we have already told you everything about that. So, just take a week off from your schedule and head towards  Warner Park cricket stadium to enjoy the awesomeness of life.

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