The Kia Oval Cricket Ground

 
 
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The Kia Oval Cricket GroundThough it does not have quite the same kudos as Lord's, The Kia Oval (known so because of a sponsorship deal, but usually referred to simply as The Oval) is in many ways just as pleasant to watch a day's cricket. Test matches against the West Indies and teams from the Indian subcontinent are particularly atmospheric, with south London's large Caribean and Asian populations turning out in force to support their heroes. The Oval is often the venue of the last Test match of the English summer and has played host to many famous finishes to a series, not least England's historic final day Ashes win in 2005. It is also the home of Surrey County Cricket Club and supports a busy programme of fixtures throughout the summer. Believe it or not, but The Oval was first a football ground before giving away to cricket - and the first ever FA Cup Final was played there back in 1872. As such, The Oval is one of two sports ground (Bramall Lane in Sheffield being the other) to have staged both England Football and Cricket internationals, as well as FA Cup Finals. The 23,500-capacity stadium also holds an exhibition match for Australian Rules Football in October each year - and in 2005 drew a record Aussie Rules crowd of 18,884.

 

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Investec Test: England v IndiaInvestec Test: England v IndiaInvestec Test: England v IndiaThe Test series comes to a climax back in London at The Kia Oval as England host India in the 5th Test Match. Depending on how the series has gone up to this point, this could well be a crucial game and one which will have a huge say on the final outcome of the series making it an undoubted highlight of the year for cricket fans. Tense sporting riv15th August 2014Tuesday 19th August 2014 Where:
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DATES  15th to 19th Aug 2014
The Test series comes to a climax back in London at The Kia Oval as England host India in the 5th Test Match. Depending on how the series has gone up to this point, this could well be a crucial game and one which will have a huge say on the final outcome of the series making it an undoubted highlight of the year for cricket fans. Tense sporting riv... More about this event
 
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Oval Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Vauxhall Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Vauxhall Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
20 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 18 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st August 2014 

South London Pacific 6 minutes walk from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 5th September 2014 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 6 minutes walk from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th September 2014 

Renaissance Rooms 9 minutes walk from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th September 2014 

Area 13 minutes walk from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground

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Tate Britain 15 minutes walk from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground

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Tate Britain Commission 2014: Phyllida Barlow
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