adelaide oval

Adelaide Oval is a stadium in Adelaide, South Australia, located in the parklands between the city centre and North Adelaide. The stadium is mostly used for cricket and Australian rules football, but also plays host to rugby league, rugby union, soccer, tennis , and concerts. Its record crowd for cricket was 52,633 during the 2014–15 Big Bash League season semi final between the Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Sixers, and its record crowd for Australian rules football was 62,543 at the 1965 SANFL Grand Final between the Port Adelaide and Sturt. Adelaide Oval has been headquarters to the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) since 1871 and South Australian National Football League (SANFL) since 2014. The stadium is managed by the Adelaide Oval Stadium Management Authority (AOSMA). Redevelopments between 2008 and 2014, costing $575 million, increased the stadium's seating capacity from 34,000 to 53,583 (including standing room). The Adelaide and Port Adelaide Football Clubs also returned to the stadium, leaving Football Park. In 2010, Austadiums.com called Adelaide Oval "one of the most picturesque Test cricket grounds in Australia, if not the world". In December 2009 the Rann Labor government announced a $450 million government commitment to redevelop Adelaide Oval to enable AFL Football to be played there. In May 2011 the Rann Labor government announced an increase in government funding to $535 million. After the redevelopment, sports journalist Gerard Whateley described it as "the most perfect piece of modern architecture because it's a thoroughly contemporary stadium with all the character that it's had in the past". Wikipedia
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Former skipper's radical batting reshuffle

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The secret to Marsh's batting form

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The trait that makes Handscomb different

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ECB issues punishment after drunken incident

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The key factor to Marsh selection

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Last drinks for England's problem players?

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