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WestpacTrust Park, Hamilton

WestpacTrust Park, Hamilton

india Updated: Dec 17, 2003 19:27 IST

Formerly known as Seddon Park, having been named for former New Zealand Prime Minister Richard John (King Dick) Seddon, the oval was renamed WestpacTrust Park following a major renovation.

The ground is located close to the centre of Hamilton, and is renowned for it's "village green" setting, affording a picnic atmosphere for spectators.

WestpacTrust Park has till date been hosts to 10 Tests and 11 one-day Internationals. The ground usually has very good batting tracks.

Last time India played at this venue 1998/99, Rahul Dravid played a brilliant innings which still remains the highest score at this venue.

The ground has also been used for Hockey and Rugby League matches during the off-season and concerts on several occasions

Total capacity for cricket matches is about 10,000.

First Published: Dec 11, 2002 00:00 IST