Location Wellington, New Zealand Capacity 11,600 Built 1868
Teams Wellington, New Zealand Atmosphere
Broadly speaking, the Kiwi cricket watching public tend to be more restrained than their trans Tasman counterparts. That said, a visit by Australia certainly ups the ante. History Built on land flattened by an earthquake, the New Zealand capital hosted its first Test match in 1929. Sir Richard Hadlee is the leading wicket taker on the ground having taken 53 wickets at an average of 20.3. Aesthetics
Despite literally being in the middle of a roundabout, the Basin Reserves Location at the foot of Mount Victoria makes for picturesque cricketing scenes.