Love For Barbados Cricket
What you’ll also realize is that there is a great love for
cricket… actually like all Caribbean people Barbadians are
crazy about cricket. You’ll also realize that all most every
Barbadian has played the game in some form or another.
Just take a browse through the cricket history books and
you’ll realize that there is more to the love for cricket on
the island than playing in the gaps and villages. This small
island has made a significant contribution to world cricket,
having produced a number of cricketing legends.
Among these legends you’ll find...
- Sir Gary Sobers
- Sir Frank Worrel
- Sir Clyde Walcott
- Sir Everton Weekes
- Sir Conrad Hunte
All proof of a strong cricket tradition… but let’s face it!
Even with a number of cricketing legends and a world class
cricket ground there is a bigger drawing card that lures
thousands of people to Barbados every year.
If you guess a sports holiday you are correct Barbados does
have the ideal conditions which allow fans to combine
cricket with the best vacation ever.
These factors include near perfect weather, beautiful
beaches, spectacular turquoise waters and a world class
mixed of accommodation… and of course nightlife activities
you'll die for. All conditions that make the island the
ideal destination for a cricket holiday.
So if you are a cricket fan you no doubt would be please to
know that cricket is played in Barbados through out the
year… but the highlight of the Barbados cricket calendar is
the international cricket matches. These cricket matches
take place between March and April… and usually includes a
Test match, twenty20 and One day Internationals.
These matches are filled with excitement both on and off the
field of play that’s why thousands of cricket fans from
around the world, travel to Barbados to be part of the
cricket fever that grips the island. The main attraction for
many of these fans is the rich history associated with the
Kensington Oval brand.
This small intimate cricket ground describe as one of the
top three cricket grounds in the world has been the home of
some of the most magical cricket moments dating back more
than 70 years. And recently the strong tradition of cricket
at Kensington Oval was given a boost when this charming
venue host two of the most prestigious cricket events held
The 2007 ICC World Cup finals and the twenty 20 world cup in
2010. The finals of the 2007 World Cup saw two
world-class teams compete for the ICC Cricket World Cup
trophy, the world champions Australia up against Sri
The winner of the T20 World Cup was England who defeated
Australia by seven wickets. It was absolutely terrific. So
book your accommodation and head over to the Barbados
cricket leg of any tour to the West Indies I guarantee it
will certainly be a treat…