Blundstone Arena
16200
175.0m long, 135.5m wide
Yes, 2009
Church Street End, River End
Tasmania
Australian Rules (Clarence 'Roos [SFL], Tasmanian Devils [VFL])
Marcus Pamplin
14:43, Tue Jul 29, 2014 (UTC +1000)
Bellerive Oval
 

Records and statistics

Australia v Sri Lanka - Dec 16-20, 1989 Scorecard
Australia v Sri Lanka - Dec 14-18, 2012 Scorecard
Test records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
New Zealand v Sri Lanka - Jan 12, 1988 Scorecard
Australia v Sri Lanka - Jan 23, 2013 Scorecard
ODI records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
Australia v West Indies - Feb 21, 2010 Scorecard
Australia v England - Jan 29, 2014 Scorecard
T20I records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
Records index

Profile

The headquarters of Tasmanian cricket relocated from the old TCA ground on Hobart's Queen's Domain to the scenic Bellerive Oval on the eastern shore of the Derwent River in 1987. The former community-based sports field has been progressively upgraded since with a major redevelopment completed during 2000-02. The venue consists of three principal stands - the Southern Stand (capacity 5800) and the Members and Players Pavilions; there are two smaller stands and a traditional hill on the eastern boundary which collectively contribute to a capacity crowd of 16,000. The dimensions of the playing surface are 175m x 135m - slightly longer but somewhat narrower than the MCG.

Turf wickets were first laid at Bellerive in 1957 and since then the arena has undergone a significant enhancement with the removal of a noticeable camber and leveling of the oval. The ten-strip centre wicket area consists of couch grass, which has been successfully propagated in the colder southern climate, and English rye in the perimeter pitches. Traditionally, the Bellerive wicket has provided bowlers with early movement, but the pitch tends to become a batting paradise as the match progresses, and the ground is influenced by afternoon sea-breezes off the Derwent River. Tasmania's first Test, between Australia and Sri Lanka, was played here in 1989.

Fixtures

2014
Sat Nov 8 - Tue Nov 11          
Sheffield Shield
Tasmania v Victoria
Sun Nov 16 - Wed Nov 19
Sheffield Shield
Tasmania v Western Australia
Fri Dec 5 - Mon Dec 8
Sheffield Shield
Tasmania v South Australia
Tue Dec 23 (20 ovs)          
Big Bash League
Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Sixers
2015
Fri Jan 2 (20 ovs)          
Big Bash League
Hobart Hurricanes v Brisbane Heat
Sun Jan 11 (20 ovs)
Big Bash League
Hobart Hurricanes v Perth Scorchers
Thu Jan 15 (20 ovs)          
Big Bash League
Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Renegades
Fri Jan 23 (50 ovs)          
Carlton Mid ODI Tri-Series
Australia v England
Sat Feb 7 - Tue Feb 10
Sheffield Shield
Tasmania v New South Wales
Mon Feb 16 - Thu Feb 19
Sheffield Shield
Tasmania v Queensland
Sat Mar 7 (50 ovs)          
ICC Cricket World Cup
30th Match, Pool B - Ireland v Zimbabwe
Wed Mar 11 (50 ovs)          
ICC Cricket World Cup
35th Match, Pool A - Scotland v Sri Lanka
Sat Mar 14 (50 ovs)          
ICC Cricket World Cup
40th Match, Pool A - Australia v Scotland
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Latest Photos

A view over the Bellerive Oval, Hobart, November 4, 2011
A view over the Bellerive Oval
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Sachin Tendulkar leaves the field, India v Sri Lanka, CB series, Hobart, February 28, 2012
Sachin Tendulkar leaves the field
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The new lights at Bellerive Oval for the ground's first day-night international, Australia v West Indies, 1st Twenty20, Hobart, February 21, 2010
The new lights at Bellerive Oval for the ground's first day-night international
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How the lights at Bellerive Oval could look, September 23, 2008
How the lights at Bellerive Oval could look
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Weather

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Tue
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Wed
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Thu
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Fri
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Ground Fixtures Ground Results
Tasmania v Victoria at Hobart
Nov 8-11, 2014
Tasmania v Western Aust at Hobart
Nov 16-19, 2014
Tasmania v South Aust at Hobart
Dec 5-8, 2014
Hurricanes v Syd Sixers at Hobart
Dec 23, 2014
Hurricanes v Heat at Hobart
Jan 2, 2015
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