DAREN SAMMY CRICKET GROUND, GROS ISLET, ST LUCIA

DAREN SAMMY CRICKET GROUND (GROS ISLET,ST LUCIA)

The Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, previously the Beausejour Cricket Ground, is a cricket ground located near Gros Islet, Saint Lucia standard seating capacity of 15,000. It was completed in 2002 and currently accommodates 13,000 spectators.

Originally named after the Beausejour hills and situated in the outskirts of Rodney Bay, the stadium was completed in 2002 and hosts domestic matches for the Windward Islands cricket team. It staged its first international Test match in 2003 against Sri Lanka and became the first venue in the Caribbean to host a day-night game.

The sporting facility was constructed on 22 acres consisting of about 18 hospitality suites and a pavilion that offers each team its own gym and lounge apart from a balcony and conference room. It is located in the driest area of Saint Lucia, making it most suitable for hosting cricket

DAREN SAMMY CRICKET GROUND (GROS ISLET,ST LUCIA)Pitch Report

It generally becomes easier to bat on in the daren sammy Stadium as the game progresses but it can’t be termed as a perfectly flat pitch.  The records suggest bowling first here would be a better decision hence any Captain who wins the toss must do the same.

DAREN SAMMY CRICKET GROUND (GROS ISLET,ST LUCIA)Pitch Report

Test Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

Batting first is probably the best idea, as result show, as there are runs in the pitch as long as one can resist the initial pace. Spinners come into it as the days pass, as is usually the case anywhere, though rain might slow the deterioration and make for safer, if slower, batting.

Here are last 5 tests matches average scores of both Innings at DAREN SAMMY CRICKET ground:

Test Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 261 runs

Test Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 230 runs

Test Matches 3rd Innings Average Score – 266 Runs

Test Matches 4th Innings Average Score – 175 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

DAREN SAMMY CRICKET GROUND (GROS ISLET,ST LUCIA)Pitch Report

ODI Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

The pitch in gros islet is generally sporting and teams favour to chase. In recent times the surface has become easier to bat on as the game wears on but not exactly a flat track. The ODI records of the this Stadium says that the teams batting first won 3 matches whereas the teams batting second won 4 matches. Although the pitch here at gros islet is good to bat.

Here are last 5 ODI matches average scores of both Innings at DAREN SAMMY CRICKET ground:

ODI Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 222 runs

ODI Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 199 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

DAREN SAMMY CRICKET GROUND (GROS ISLET,ST LUCIA)Pitch Report

T20I Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

The ground has a lot of support for bowlers trying to turn the ball .The captain who wins the toss prefer to bowl first. Only 7 matches played here in last 10 years in which 4 matches won by the team batting first and 3 matches won by the team batting second.

Here are last 5 T20I matches average scores of both Innings at DAREN SAMMY CRICKET ground:

T20I Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 172 runs

T20I Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 154 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

CPL Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

The Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium pitch in Gros Islet, St Lucia, is well-balanced. The team who wins the toss aims to bowl first, as the chasing side has won the majority of games played on this ground.

Out of 40 CPL matches 23 matches won by the team chasing the total.

Here are last 5 CPL matches average scores of both Innings at DAREN SAMMY CRICKET ground:

CPL Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 160 runs

CPL Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 143 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

ODI Stats

  • Total matches
    8
  • Matches won batting first
    3
  • Matches won bowling first
    4
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    220.88
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    195.75
  • Highest total recorded
    294
  • Lowest total recorded
    113
  • Highest score chased
    242
  • Lowest score defended
    212

T20 Stats

  • Total matches
    44
  • Matches won batting first
    16
  • Matches won bowling first
    25
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    160.68
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    139.11
  • Highest total recorded
    226
  • Lowest total recorded
    51
  • Highest score chased
    212
  • Lowest score defended
    153

Test Stats

  • Total matches
    7
  • Matches won batting first
    4
  • Matches won bowling first
    2
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    270.30
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    245.60
  • Average 3rd Inns scores
    244.40
  • Average 4th Inns scores
    146.20