Cricket is in the blood in Trinidad

Cricket is in the blood in Trinidad

Our correspondent pays his respects to Queen's Park Oval

17-Jun-2024 • 20 hrs agoMatt Roller
Drawing cricket

Drawing cricket

Trinidadian artist Wendy Nanan and four decades of sketching the game

08-Jul-2020ESPNcricinfo staff
ICC hands official warning to Durban, Port of Spain

ICC hands official warning to Durban, Port of Spain

The ICC has handed official warnings under its pitch and outfield monitoring process to Kingsmead in Durban and the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain

08-Sep-2016ESPNcricinfo staff
Kingsmead and Queen's Park Oval outfields rated poor

Kingsmead and Queen's Park Oval outfields rated poor

The match referees of the Durban and Trinidad Tests, Andy Pycroft and Ranjan Madugalle respectively, have rated the two outfields for the matches as "poor"

24-Aug-2016ESPNcricinfo staff
Similar failings mar Tests at historical venues

Similar failings mar Tests at historical venues

The lack of play in Port-of-Spain and Durban over the last four days points to a disregard for common-sense scheduling and a failure to equip grounds to deal with bad weather

22-Aug-2016Karthik Krishnaswamy in Port of Spain
Threat of rain interruptions looms over Test

Threat of rain interruptions looms over Test

Rain washed out close to four sessions of the second Test, and an entire day's play in the third. It is likely to interrupt play, by all appearances frequently, in the fourth Test as well

18-Aug-2016Karthik Krishnaswamy
T&T disappointed at not hosting Tests

T&T disappointed at not hosting Tests

The chief of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Association has expressed disappointment at the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain not being allotted any Test matches for 2011

26-Dec-2010ESPNcricinfo staff
Crushing the essence of the Caribbean

Crushing the essence of the Caribbean

Ian S Mohan, a teacher based in Trinidad, was one of many volunteers who are helping out at World Cup venues. He outlines his experiences during the first-round matches

05-Apr-2007

Earthquake shakes Antigua and Trinidad

Earthquake shakes Antigua and Trinidad

Antigua and Trinidad, two countries that will be hosting World Cup matches next month, were jolted on Tuesday by an early-morning earthquake

27-Feb-2007AFP
Queen's Park Oval pavilion unveiled

Queen's Park Oval pavilion unveiled

When the World Cup bowls off in Trinidad on March 15, many will view the experience from the attractive, scenic new pavilion of the Queen's Park Oval

08-Feb-2007
ICC inspector concerned with progress in Trinidad

ICC inspector concerned with progress in Trinidad

An ICC inspection has thrown up serious concerns over the progress of two new stands at Trinidad's Queen's Park Oval

08-Feb-2007Cricinfo staff
Is the Chappell Way working?

Is the Chappell Way working?

Amit Varma and Anand Vasu discuss a resurgent West Indies, and whether the Indian team is headed in the right direction

29-May-2006Cricinfo staff
The road to 2007

The road to 2007

While West Indies have shown with this series win that they won't be pushovers in the World Cup, where did it go wrong for India? An analysis on Cricinfo audio

26-May-2006Cricinfo staff
Time out for nostalgia

Time out for nostalgia

Fazeer Mohammad tells us why the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad is his one of his favourite grounds

15-May-2006Fazeer Mohammed
World Cup organisers confident of readiness

World Cup organisers confident of readiness

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 say they are on schedule

15-Dec-2005Mark Pouchet
Australia take lead of 199 into the fourth day in Trinidad

Australia take lead of 199 into the fourth day in Trinidad

West Indies saved the follow-on on the third day at Port-of-Spain ... just.

23-Aug-2005Steven Lynch
Of dentists and dancing girls

Of dentists and dancing girls

When the suggestion of spending a day in the Trini Posse Stand arose, this particular rover accepted the challenge. It was a tough job, but someone had to do it.

23-Aug-2005Wisden CricInfo staff
Ponting ploughs on and on

Ponting ploughs on and on

After a soul-destroying first day at the Queen's Park Oval, West Indies resumed the second Test against Australia with a heavy air of resignation

12-Aug-2005Andrew Miller
Australia in charge despite Lara's fightback

Australia in charge despite Lara's fightback

Once again, this was not a day to be a bowler. Saturday's play produced 391 runs for the loss of three wickets, two of them extremely fortuitous.

12-Aug-2005Andrew Miller
Australia bat as West Indies make forced changes

Australia bat as West Indies make forced changes

Australia won the toss and chose to bat at a sunny Port of Spain in the second Test, with Steve Waugh convinced that the grassy pitch would favour his two spinners towards the end of the match

29-Jul-2005Martin Williamson

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