Locations of all stadiums which have hosted an international cricket match within Australia

This is a list of cricket grounds in Australia. The list includes all grounds that have been used for Test, One Day International, Twenty20 International, first-class, List A and domestic Twenty20 cricket matches. Grounds that have hosted international cricket games are listed in bold. The Sydney Cricket Ground has hosted the most first-class games in Australia, with 655 games as of the 2010–11 season. The Melbourne Cricket Ground has hosted the most List A games, with 228, and the Adelaide Oval and the WACA Ground have both hosted 16 Twenty20 games. The Melbourne Cricket Ground has hosted 884 games overall, an Australian record.

Australian Capital Territory

Ground Name Location First Used Last Used First-Class Games List A Games Twenty20 Games Notes
Manuka Oval Canberra 1978–79 current 5 16 0 * ACT Comets (Futures League)
* ACT Meteors (WNCL Ruth Preddey Cup)
Hosts the Prime Minister's XI game each year and also hosts ODI matches.

New South Wales

Ground Name Location First Used Last Used First-Class Games List A Games Twenty20 Games Notes
The Domain Sydney 1856–57 1868–69 6 0 0 No longer used for cricket
Albert Ground Redfern 1870–71 1876–77 5 0 0 No longer exists.
Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) Sydney 1877–78 current 655 208 3 Used for Test, ODI and Twenty20 International cricket
Sydney Cricket Ground No. 2 Sydney 1966–67 1966–67 1 0 0 Located between the SCG and the Sydney Sports Ground. Hosted one game in 1966–67. Demolished along with the Sports Ground in 1986 to make for the Sydney Football Stadium.[1]
Oakes Oval (OCG) Lismore 1979–80 2005–06 3 1 0 Also hosted World Series Cricket games and one Women's ODI game.
No. 1 Sports Ground Newcastle 1981–82 2009–10 20 1 1 Damaged by the 1989 Newcastle earthquake. Record crowd of 10 652 for a 2007 KFC Twenty20 Big Bash game.[2] Also hosted Women's ODI, Youth Test and Youth ODI games.
Lavington Sports Ground/Lavington Sports Oval (Lavington Panthers Oval) (Lavington Sports Club) (LSG) Albury 1989–90 1991–92 2 1 0 Hosted one ODI during the 1992 World Cup.
North Sydney Oval Sydney 1989–90 current 3 24 2 Also hosted Women's Test, Women's ODI and Youth Test matches, as well as the 2007 KFC Twenty20 Big Bash final between New South Wales and Victoria.
Hurstville Oval Sydney 1995–96 current 2 2 0 Also hosted Women's ODI, Women's Twenty20 International and Youth ODI games.
Bankstown Oval (Bankstown Memorial Oval) Sydney 1996–97 current 2 4 0 Also hosted Women's Test, Women's ODI and Youth Test matches.
North Dalton Park Wollongong 1996–97 current 0 3 0
Coffs Harbour International Stadium/C.ex Coffs International Stadium Coffs Harbour 1997–98 current 0 4 1
Drummoyne Oval Sydney 2002–03 current 1 4 0
Bradman Oval Bowral 2003–04 current 0 1 0
Stadium Australia/Sydney Olympic Stadium/Homebush Stadium (Olympic Stadium) Sydney 2002–03 current 0 3 10 Hosted the 2008–09 KFC Twenty20 Big Bash Final. Also hosted both Men's and Women's Twenty20 International matches.
Sydney Showground Stadium (Giants Stadium) (The Showgrounds) Sydney 2014-15 current 0 0 20 Used for Sydney Thunder home games in the Big Bash League. Also hosted matches in the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup
Blacktown International Sportspark/Blacktown Olympic Park Sydney 2010–11 current 1 0 0
University Oval Sydney 1898–99 2015–16 Hosted single Women's test match.
Central Coast Stadium (Grahame Park) Gosford Hosted single Women's Test match.

Northern Territory

Ground Name Location First used Last used First-Class
games
List A
games
Twenty20
games
Notes
Marrara Oval/TIO Stadium (Football Park) Darwin 2003 2008 3 7 2 Hosted Test and ODI games.
Gardens Oval Darwin 2006 current 1 0 0 Also hosted Women's ODI, Women's Twenty20 International and Youth ODI games.
Traeger Park Alice Springs 1987–88 2019–20 0 2 2

Queensland

Ground Name Location First Used Last Used First-Class Games List A Games Twenty20 Games Notes
Brisbane Exhibition Ground/Brisbane Showgrounds Brisbane 1892–93 1930–31 28 0 0 Hosted two Tests. No longer used for cricket
The Gabba/Brisbane Cricket Ground Brisbane 1897–98 current 462 192 15 Used for Test, ODI and Twenty20 International cricket. Commonly known as the Gabba.
Salter Oval Bundaberg 1982–83 1994–95 1 2 0
Endeavour Park No. 1 Townsville 1986–87 2012–13 0 0 0 Hosted Youth ODI matches.
Endeavour Park No. 2 Townsville 2012–13 2012–13 0 0 0 Hosted Youth ODI matches.
Carrara Stadium Gold Coast 1990–91 current 1 1 4 Currently hosts T20I and Big Bash League Matches
Kerrydale Oval Gold Coast Hosted several Women's Twenty20 matches.
Roy Henzell Oval Caloundra 1992–93 1992–93 1 0 0 Also hosted Youth ODI games.
Heritage Oval Toowoomba 1994–95 2006–07 1 0 1 Also hosted Youth Test match.
Newtown Oval Maryborough 1994–95 1994–95 1 0 0
Harrup Park/Ray Mitchell Oval/Great Barrier Reef Arena Mackay 1988–89 2021–22 4 2 0 Hosted one ODI during the 1992 World Cup that was abandoned after two balls. Used for WODI games between Australia and India in 2021.
Barlow Park Cairns 1991–92 1995–96 0 2 0
Cazaly's Stadium/Bundaberg Rum Stadium Cairns 1997–98 2008–09 5 7 1 Hosted two Test matches.
Allan Border Field Brisbane 1999–2000 current 12 5 1 Hosted the 2002–03 Sheffield Shield final when the Gabba was unavailable. Also hosted Women's ODI, Women's Twenty20 International and Youth ODI games.
Fretwell Park Cairns 2006 2006 1 2 0
Riverway Stadium/Tony Ireland Stadium (Townsville Cricket Ground) Townsville 2009 current 3 4 0
Peter Burge Oval Brisbane 1999–00 2016–17 Hosted Youth ODIs and Women's ODI matches.
John Blanck Oval Sunshine Coast Hosted single Women's ODI match and several Youth ODI matches.

South Australia

Ground Name Location First Used Last used First-Class Games List A Games Twenty20 Games Notes
Adelaide Oval Adelaide 1877–78 current 583 189 16 Hosted Test, ODI and Twenty20 International cricket.
Unley Oval Adelaide 1902–03 1902–03 1 0 0
Karen Rolton Oval Adelaide 2018–19 current 1 Hosted single Women’s ODI match
Park 25/Gladys Elphick Park Adelaide 2020–21 current 0 0 0
Glenelg Oval Adelaide 2013–14 current 9 0 0
Football Park Adelaide 1986–87 1986–87 0 2 0 Also hosted World Series Cricket matches
Berri Oval Berri 1992 1992 0 1 0 Hosted one ODI during the 1992 World Cup.
Adelaide Oval No. 2 Adelaide 1996–97 1996–97 0 1 0
Kensington Oval/Olympic Sports Field(King's College Oval) Adelaide
Barton Oval Adelaide Hosted single Women's Test match.
Woodville Oval Adelaide Hosted single Women's ODI match.

Tasmania

Ground Name Location First Used Last Used First-Class Games List A Games Twenty20 Games Notes
North Tasmania Cricket Association Ground/NTCA Ground Launceston 1850–51 2009–10 81 21 1 Hosted first ever first-class game in Australia. Also hosted one ODI and Youth ODI games.
Lower Domain Ground Hobart 1857–58 1857–58 1 0 0 No longer exists.
TCA Ground/Tasmania Cricket Association Ground Hobart 1906–07 1986–87 86 13 0 Hosted one ODI in 1985 between Sri Lanka and West Indies. Also hosted a Youth Test match.
Devonport Oval (Formby Recreation Ground) Devonport 1977–78 1997–98 27 10 1 Also known as the Formby Recreation Ground. Also hosted a Youth ODI match.
Bellerive Oval/Blundstone Arena Hobart 1987–88 current 133 92 10 The only ground in Tasmania to have held Test matches. Also held Women's Tests, Women's ODI, Youth Test and Youth ODI matches.
West Park Oval Burnie 2010–11 2010–11 0 1 0 Also known as Burnie Oval.
Aurora Stadium Launceston 2016–17 current 2 0 2 Hosts some Hobart Hurricanes home games in the Big Bash League

Victoria

Ground Name Location First Used Last Used First-Class Games List A Games Twenty20 Games Notes
Emerald Hill Cricket Ground Melbourne 1851–52 1851–52 1 0 0 Hosted second first-class game in Australia. No longer exists.
Melbourne Cricket Ground/MCG/The MCG (The G) Melbourne 1855–56 current 663 245 32 Hosted Test, ODI and Twenty20 International cricket.
East Melbourne Cricket Ground Melbourne 1880–81 1888–89 4 0 0 Closed in 1921 and demolished.
Lake Oval/South Melbourne Cricket Ground/Lakeside Stadium (Lakeside Oval) Melbourne 1907–08 1931–32 2 0 0 Also hosted a Women's ODI game. Converted to a soccer stadium.
Fitzroy Cricket Ground Melbourne 1925–26 1925–26 1 0 0
Punt Road Oval/Richmond Cricket Ground (Swinburne Centre) Melbourne 1932–33 2001–02 6 5 0 Located next to the MCG. Also hosted Women's Test and Women's ODI matches.
Princes Park (Carlton Recreation Ground) Melbourne 1945–46 1997–98 7 2 0
Junction Oval/St Kilda Cricket Ground/CitiPower Centre Melbourne 1945–46 current 41 9 1 Hosted the 2008–09 Sheffield Shield Final. Also hosted Women's Test, Women's ODI and Youth Test matches.
VFL Park (Waverley Park) Melbourne 1979–80 1979–80 0 1 0 Also hosted twenty World Series Cricket matches. No longer exists.
The Showgrounds Wangaratta 1986–87 2005–06 2 1 0
Sale Oval Sale 1989–90 1989–90 1 0 0
Eastern Oval Ballarat 1990–91 2004–05 1 4 0 Hosted one ODI during the 1992 World Cup.
Queen Elizabeth II Oval (QEO) Bendigo 1991–92 2012–13 3 1 0 Hosted a Women's Test match.
Marvel Stadium/Docklands Stadium/Telstra Dome/Colonial Stadium (Etihad Stadium) Melbourne 2000–01 current 0 12 12
Albert Cricket Ground/Albert Reserve/Warehouseman's Cricket Ground Melbourne 2002–03 2002–03 0 0* 0 One List A match was abandoned due to rain
Central Reserve Melbourne 2005–06 2005–06 0 1 0
Deakin Reserve Shepparton 2005–06 2005–06 0 1 0 Also hosted Youth Test and ODI matches.
Traralgon Showgrounds Traralgon 2007–08 2007–08 0 1 0
Ted Summerton Reserve Moe 2018–19 Current 0 0 1
Geelong Cricket Ground Geelong 2010–11 2010–11 0 1 0 Built to replace Kardinia Park as a cricket venue.
Kardinia Park/GMHBA Stadium/Shell Stadium/Baytec Stadium/Simonds Stadium (Skilled Stadium) Geelong 2016–17 Current 0 0 1 Updated 19/02/2017
Aberfeldie Park Melbourne 1977–78 1984–85 Hosted several Women's ODI matches.
Arden Street Oval/North Melbourne Cricket Ground/North Melbourne Recreation Reserve Melbourne Hosted single Women's Test match.
Melbourne Grammar School Melbourne Hosted single Women's ODI match.

Match totals current up to 21 April 2014 (except Kardinia Park; See Notes section)

Western Australia

Ground Name Location First Used Last Used First-Class Games List A Games Twenty20 Games Notes
Optus Stadium/Perth Stadium Perth 2017–18 current 2 2 5 Hosted Test, ODI and Twenty20 International cricket
WACA Ground/Western Australia Cricket Association Ground (WACA) Perth 1898–99 current 424 220 16 Hosted Test, ODI and Twenty20 International cricket.
Fremantle Oval Fremantle 1905–06 1909–10 5 0 0 No longer used for cricket.
Hands Oval Bunbury 2008–09 2010–11 0 3 0
Lilac Hill Perth 1990–91 2017–18 Hosted single Women's ODI match.
Hale School Perth Hosted single Women's Test match.
Willetton Sports Club No 1 Perth Hosted several Women's ODI matches.
Willetton Sports Club No 2 Perth Hosted several Women's ODI matches.

Top 10 most games hosted

Total Matches Held Ground Name City First Game
884 Melbourne Cricket Ground Melbourne 1855–56
866 Sydney Cricket Ground Sydney 1877–78
788 Adelaide Oval Adelaide 1877–78
669 The Gabba Brisbane 1897–98
660 WACA Ground Perth 1898–99
235 Bellerive Oval Hobart 1987–88
103 NTCA Ground Launceston 1850–51
99 TCA Ground Hobart 1906–07
50 St. Kilda Cricket Ground Melbourne 1977–78
38 Devonport Oval Devonport 1977–78

See also

References

  1. ^ "Adelaide SuperDrome | Austadiums".
  2. ^ "Newcastle No.1 Sportsground - Austadiums".