Canadian Grounds

Notable Canadian Cricket Grounds

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Feildian Grounds
St. John’s

not available
(image © Cricket N&L)
  • Inaugurated in 1920s
  • Cricket played on site from 1920s to 1940s
  • Re-opened for cricket 2011
  • Home of N&L cricket league
Tea Hill Park

not available
(image © ?)
  • Home of PEI Cricket Association
  • Features pavillion
  • Opened 2011
The Candy Fields

  • built in 2008
  • shale wicket
  • Privately owned
  • Home of Pirates of the St. Lawrence CC
Maple Leaf Cricket Club
King City

(image linked from Wikipedia)
  • established 1950s
  • 4 turf wickets
  • approved for ODIs in 2006
  • Cricket Canada’s main facility for international matches
  • site of 2018 Global T20 Canada tournament
Toronto Cricket, Skating &
Curling Club


(image © Jon Harris)
  • created in 1950s
  • turf wicket
  • first Canadian ground to meet ODI requirements
  • hosted Sahara Cup ODI series between India & Pakistan (1996-98)
Rideau Hall

(image © Jason Lamarmotte)
  • 2 cricket pitches on grounds of
    Canadian Governor General’s residence
  • cricket historically played on site since 1865
  • current pavilion dates to 1893
  • Ottawa Valley Cricket Council’s flagship ground

(Thanks to Rideau Hall CA for providing details)

Niagara Cricket Center

  • Opened 2012
  • Slated to have 6 turf wickets in place for 2015
  • Largest cricket facility in Canada (6 wickets, 16 acres)
  • Site of Niagara Cricket Festival,
    only Canadian stop on Cricket Council USA T20 series
Iceland Oval

(image © P. Gupta)

(credit: unknown
Mississauga Ramblers website)

  • Opened 2005
  • 5 turf wickets (initially added 2012),
    1 artificial
  • Home of Mississauga Ramblers CC – one of largest clubs in Canada
** no longer used for cricket **
Inverhaugh Cricket Club

not available

(image © Mark Heine.)

  • in use 1995-2018
  • privately-owned turf wicket facility
** no longer used for cricket **
Ridley College
St. Catharines

(images linked from Niagara Falls Public Library website)

  • Located on site of Ridley College private school
  • Major center of cricket in Niagara region from 1890 to 2008
  • Home of Ridley College school team and St. Catharines CC until 2008
  • Hosted MCC, teams from Australia, Bermuda,
    Canadian Junior & Senior Interprovincials,
    Canada vs. USA match (1971)
** no longer used for cricket **
University of Guelph

(image credited to R.P. Brimmell,
linked from website)

(image © R. Lachmansingh)

  • picturesque field on campus of University of Guelph
  • cricket played on site from 1950s to mid-1980s
  • initially grass wicket,
    shale wicket (1980-) now removed
  • one-time home of now-defunct U of G.C.C.
    of Hamilton & District Cricket League
  • hosted MCC vs Western Ontario, 1959
Assiniboine Park

(image © Ray Ramrattan)

  • Manitoba Cricket League’s premier facility
  • 3 cricket pitches and pavillion on site
Riley Park

(image © “OldDogNewTrick”, linked from existing flickr® repository)

  • Cricket played on site since early 1900s
  • Calgary & District Cricket League’s flagship ground
  • 2 artificial wickets
Victoria Park

not available

(image ownership unknown. Linked from existing repository.)

  • Edmonton & District Cricket League’s premier ground
  • turf wicket completed 2011 – first turf wicket in Alberta
  • Hosted 2014 Western Canada T20
Brockton Point

(image © Jon Harris)

  • scenic location in Stanley Park, Vancouver
  • 2 artificial wickets
  • has hosted major foreign tours to BC since early 1900s,
    most notably Donald Bradman’s 1932 Australians
Beacon Hill Park

not available
(image linked from BC Archives repository)

(image © BlueAndWhiteArmy, linked from existing flickr® repository)

  • located in Beacon Hill Park, Victoria
  • field dates back to 1800s
  • clubhouse
  • Victoria & District Cricket League’s main ground
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