The beautiful city of Hobart has been chosen as a host for the ICC T20 World Cup 2020.
Bellerive Oval sits on the eastern shores of the Derwent River, across the water but only a short 10-minute drive from Hobart’s city centre. Originally opened in 1914, the venue didn’t take its place as Hobart’s first-class cricket headquarters until the 1987-88 season.
The ground has been upgraded significantly over time, with the new Ricky Ponting Stand opening in early 2015 in time for the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup. Bellerive Oval currently hosts both domestic and international cricket, as well as Australian Football League matches.
Bellerive Oval will host nine ICC Men's T20 World Cup matches, more than any other venue. All Group A matches will be played in Hobart with Bangladesh joined by The Netherlands, Namibia and Scotland. Tickets are on sale now!
Tasmania, the island state of Australia, lies 40 degrees south of the equator. An archipelago of more than 334 islands in the temperate zone of the southern hemisphere, it is a land of dramatic coastlines, rugged mountains, spectacular wilderness and sparkling highland lakes.
Tasmania offers visitors a safe, affordable, rejuvenating holiday experience in one of the world’s most unspoilt locations. World-class experiences like Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) and Saffire at Freycinet and annual events like being the finish line for the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race and Dark Mofo have given a new edge to the Tasmanian visitor experience. Throw in an extraordinary restaurant scene, where talented chefs do their thing with some of the best raw ingredients on the planet in a world-class destination.
Iconic attractions include the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Cradle Mountain, Freycinet Peninsula, Bay of Fires and the State’s five world heritage-listed convict sites, led by Port Arthur.
Tasmania has a rich built heritage from the convict era and has sensitively and successfully repurposed a number of historic buildings, such as Ritchie’s Mill in Launceston, Hobart’s Salamanca shopping, dining and market precinct, and Henry Jones Art Hotel.
Tasmania’s compact size, stunning gourmet food and cool-climate wine, unhurried lifestyle, refreshing climate and relaxed and welcoming locals combine to offer visitors an unforgettable time away from home.
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GETTING TO THE VENUE
|Travel||Bellerive Oval is nestled on the eastern shores of the Derwent River opposite Hobart’s CBD. It is one of the most striking venues in the country, with the ovals’ neighbour Bellerive Beach flanked by eye-catching views of Hobart city and Mount Wellington.|
|Bus||Buses 605, 613,615, 620 and 625 depart from Hobart and go via Rosny Park. All these routes go down Clarence St for easy access to Bellerive Oval.|
|Public Transport link||https://www.metrotas.com.au/|
|Car||A ten minute drive from Hobart’s city centre, Bellerive Oval is conveniently located on Hobart’s eastern shore. If coming from the city, follow the signs to Bellerive on the Tasman Bridge.|
- For the comfort, safety and enjoyment of all patrons, staff and event participants, please note the following Conditions of Entry in relation to persons’ use and entry to Bellerive Oval:
1. Bellerive Oval management reserves the right to refuse entry to any persons.
2. Concession patrons must show a valid identification card as proof of eligibility at the ticket box and at the turnstile.
3. Patrons must comply with any requests for electronic and/or personal body searching.
4. Management reserves the right to inspect any bag and/or articles of clothing for the following prohibited items (cloakroom facilities are not available for any of these items)
Opened drink containers
Unauthorised temporary signage and/or promotional products
Flags/banners with handles exceeding 1.6 metres
Fireworks/flares/laser lights/smoke generators
Hard cool boxes (collapsible cooler bags are permitted)
Cricket Bats (only small autograph bats allowed)
Rollerblades/skates, skateboards, scooters or bicycles
Animals (guide and hearing animals excepted)
Audio recording equipment/video cameras/cameras of professional standard (Lenses in excess of 300mm)
Any other item that in the opinion of management could cause harm or public nuisance
5. Umbrellas are permitted inside the venue but cannot be opened inside the venue.
6. Patrons are admitted to the Venue at their own risk. Blundstone Arena will not be held responsible for any damages to, loss or theft of a patron’s personal property nor for any other loss, damage or injury suffered by any patron, whether in contract, tort or statutory liability to the full extent permitted by law.
7.Seats retract automatically, check your seat before you sit down.
8. Alcoholic beverages may not be taken into or from Bellerive Oval.
9. Smoking (including the use of e-cigarettes) is only permitted within the designated smoking areas inside the Venue. Patrons may be asked to leave the Venue if they are found smoking in other areas within the Venue.
10. Patrons causing a disturbance or refusing to comply with requests from Bellerive Oval staff or their representatives may be evicted from the Venue.
11. Some areas of Bellerive Oval are exposed to direct sunlight and heat. Patrons are required to take appropriate care for their sun protection and hydration.
12. The carriage and operation of drones (or any such aircraft) is prohibited
13. In order to enhance security, to protect the safety of persons at the Venue and ensure compliance with conditions of use of the Venue, Bellerive Oval (and its contractors) may operate surveillance equipment within and surrounding the Venue. By entering the Venue you consent to information about yourself (including images) being recorded by such surveillance equipment and to Bellerive Oval disclosing the information recorded to anyone (including law enforcement bodies, person involved in relevant legal or disciplinary actions and the governing bodies of organisations holding events at the Venue) to the extent that Bellerive Oval deems such disclosure to be necessary so as to protect Venue operators’ or those governing bodies’ lawful interests, the public interest or the safety of persons or property at the Venue.
Please note that the above conditions of entry may vary between events.
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