Playing fields

Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, the venue of the final.-AP

A peek into the grounds in the Caribbean that will stage the World Cup, beginning March 13, 2007.

SABINA PARK, KINGSTON, JAMAICA Capacity: 15,000 Floodlights: No

First ODI staged: West Indies v Australia, April 26, 1984; Highest ODI total: 287-6 by West Indies against South Africa, 1991-92; Highest ODI score: 123 by Chris Gayle (West Indies) against India, 2006; Best ODI bowling: 4-23 by Malcolm Marshall (West Indies) against England, 1985-86.

First Test staged: West Indies v England, April 3-12, 1930; Highest Test total: 849 by England against West Indies, 1929-30. Lowest Test total: 47 by West Indies against England, 2003-04; Highest Test score: 365 n.o. by Gary Sobers (West Indies) against Pakistan, 1957-58; Best Test bowling: 7-12 by Steve Harmison (England) against West Indies, 2003-04.

WARNER PARK, BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (built in 2006)

Capacity: 8,000 (10,000 increased temporary seating).

Only ODI: West Indies v India, May 23, 2006; Highest ODI total: 248-6 by West Indies; Highest ODI score: 115 n.o. by Ramnaresh Sarwan (West Indies).

Only Test: West Indies v India, June 22-26, 2006; Highest Test total: 581 by West Indies; Lowest Test total: 172 by West Indies; Highest Test score: 135 by Daren Ganga (West Indies); Best Test bowling: 5-147 by Harbhajan Singh (India).

BEAUSEJOUR STADIUM, GROS ISLET, ST. LUCIA

Capacity: 12,000 (will be increased to 20,000)

Floodlights: Yes

First ODI staged: West Indies v New Zealand, June 8, 2002; Highest ODI total: 303-6 by Pakistan against West Indies, 2005; Highest ODI score: 130 by Marcus Trescothick (England) against West Indies, 2003-04; Best ODI bowling: 4-38 by Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) against West Indies, 2005.

First Test staged: West Indies v Sri Lanka, June 20-24, 2003; Highest Test total: 588-8 decl. by India against West Indies, 2006; Lowest Test total: 215 by West Indies against India, 2006; Highest Test score: 209 by Brian Lara (West Indies) against Sri Lanka, 2003; Best Test bowling: 5-66 by Corey Collymore (West Indies) against Sri Lanka, 2003.

QUEEN'S PARK OVAL, PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD Capacity: 25,000 Floodlights: No

First ODI staged: West Indies v India, March 9, 1983; Highest ODI total: 338-7 by Zimbabwe v Bermuda, 2006; Highest ODI score: 146 n.o. by Brian Lara (West Indies) against New Zealand, 1995-96; Best ODI bowling: 6-25 by Scott Styris (NZ) against West Indies, 2002.

First Test staged: West Indies v England, February 1-6, 1930; Highest Test total: 681-8 decl. by West Indies against England, 1953-54; Lowest Test total: 46 by England against West Indies, 1993-94; Highest Test score: 220 by Sunil Gavaskar (India) against West Indies, 1970-71; Best Test bowling: 9-95 by Jack Noreiga (West Indies) against India, 1970-71.

SIR VIVIAN RICHARDS STADIUM, ANTIGUA (built in 2006)

Capacity: 20,000 (of which 10,000 will be permanent)

Floodlights: Yes

Built ahead of the 2007 World Cup and named after the island's most famous player, the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium replaces the Antigua Recreation Ground as the major venue in Antigua.

PROVIDENCE STADIUM, GUYANA (built in 2006) Capacity: 15,000 Floodlights: Yes

Located nine kilometres south of the capital, Georgetown, the Providence Stadium was built for the World Cup and will have three major stands and a grass mound that can accommodate 4,000 people, giving an overall capacity of around 15,000.

NATIONAL CRICKET STADIUM, ST. GEORGE'S, GRENADA

Capacity: 13,000 (will be increased to 20,000 with temporary stands)

First ODI staged: West Indies v Australia, April 14, 1999; Highest ODI total: 288-4 by Australia against West Indies, 1998-99; Highest ODI score: 125 n.o. by Wavell Hinds (West Indies) against Australia, 2003; Best ODI bowling: 5-46 by Chris Gayle (West Indies) against Australia, 2003.

Only Test: West Indies v New Zealand, June 28-July 2, 2002; Highest Test total: 470 by West Indies; Lowest Test total: 373 by New Zealand; Highest Test score: 204 by Chris Gayle (West Indies); Best Test bowling: 5-104 by (Shane Bond).

KENSINGTON OVAL, BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS Capacity: 28,000 Floodlights: No

First ODI staged: West Indies v New Zealand, April 23, 1985; Highest ODI total: 313-6 by Sri Lanka against West Indies, 2003; Highest ODI score: 132 by Chris Gayle (West Indies) against South Africa, 2004-05; Best ODI bowling: 5-62 by Charl Langeveldt (SA) against West Indies, 2004-05.

First Test staged: West Indies v England, January 11-16, 1930; Highest Test total: 668 by Australia against West Indies, 1954-55; Lowest Test total: 81 by India against West Indies, 1996-97; Highest Test score: 337 by Hanif Mohammad (Pakistan) against West Indies, 1957-58; Best Test bowling: 8-38 by Lance Gibbs (West Indies) against India, 1961-62.

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