Kensington Oval

Kensington Oval

Activities, Featured, Parish of Saint Michael
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Historic Kensington Oval Cricket Ground on Barbados As a former British colony, cricket holds a special place in the hearts and minds of Barbadians. In fact, cricket plays an important part in the history of the island itself and provides important economic stimulus even today. The historic Kensington Oval (lovingly called “the Mecca” of cricket) is the islands premiere world-class cricket facility. It was established nearly 140 years ago and is officially the oldest cricket ground in the New World. But you wouldn’t know that if you looked at it today.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_single_image image="7624" border_color="grey" img_link_target="_self" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Kensington Oval: Humble Beginnings The massive complex has grown over the years to accommodate more than 11,000 fans but in the beginning the facility was much smaller. In 1882 the Pickwick…
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