West Indies v India 2016: Five things to know about Central Broward Regional Park, Flordia
India and West Indies will play 2 T20 matches at the Central Broward Regional Park, Florida on 27th and 28th August 2016. On May 22nd and 23rd May, the first set of international matches were held between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. The series between New Zealand and Sri Lanka was a 1-1 draw series. New Zealand and West Indies hosted another 2 match series on June 30th and July 1st. West Indies won the series easily.
The Central Broward Regional Park, Florida is the only venue in the United States of America to be given a green signal as an international venue by the International Cricket Council as of March 2016. The stadium holds a capacity of 15,000 more which makes this stadium a special one. In the second half of July in 2016, the central Broward Regional Park, Flordia staged many matches of the Caribbean Premier League which was a success.
The first ever cricket tournament held in Central Park was the Martin Luther T20 cricket tournament which was held from Jan 18th– Jan 20th, 2008. It included local players from India, Pakistan and West Indies. And the first international match was T20 tournament which was called MAQ T20 cricket tournament from 23rd -25 May 2008. It included teams from Canada , West Indies , Pakistan and rest of the world. The matches involved former cricketers like Javed Miandad.
The Central Broward Regional Park, Florida has a large circular pitch which 167 yards leading to 153 diameters.
To increase the market of cricket, India and West Indies decided to play 2 T20 matches in Flordia,on 2nd August. India will play cricket for the first time in the United States.
Central Broward Regional Park in Florida is divided into two practice fields. They can be divided into four things, the American football or Association football pitches and combined two cricket pitches. They have lots of other facilities including, basketball, netball and tennis courts.
This stadium gives support to the MLS Combine, a team in Major League Soccer since its introduction in 2011.
IN CPL 2016, 6 matches were held at this stadium. The stadium is like M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. With the full capacity crowd expected, and powerpack batting line-up, it promises to mouthwatering series between these two superpowers.
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