Cricket in the Nature Island! West Indies v. Australia Test Match Wraps Up
Today is the last day of the 5-Day Test match between the West Indies and Australia at Windsor Park Stadium here in Roseau, Dominica.
It has been a great week for cricket in Dominica… wonderful weather, historical benchmarks and record-making Test Cricket .
- Dominica’s own Shane Shillingford made history as the first Dominican to play for West Indies in Dominica. Read more…
- Shivnarine Chanderpaul joined an elite club when he made his 10,000th hit! He became the tenth player to hit 10,000 runs in test cricket and the second West Indies player. Read article…
- Shane Shillingford took 10 wickets in one game (see video below).
Windsor Park Stadium has received kudos for its facilities, its cricket pitch and its wonderful views.
Australia player Ed Cowan calls Windsor Park his “favorite venue in Australia’s tour of the West Indies for this series.” Read article…
Photos of Cricket at Windsor Park
Photo by Images Dominica
More photos from Images Dominica
The international test match has filled many of the hotels during the past week, which has given a boost to the local economy as the main tourist season comes to a close this month. Hoteliers and restauranteurs are pleased with the advent of sports tourism in Dominica. Yes, Dominica wants more Cricket!