WestpacTrust Park, Hamilton
WestpacTrust Park, HamiltonUpdated: 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