Queen's Park Oval: The facts

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Location: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

Location: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

Capacity: 25,000.

Ends: Media Stand End and Pavilion End.

West Indies results: Played: 52. Wins: 17. Draws: 20. Lost: 15.

England results: Played: 17. Wins: 5. Draws: 5. Lost: 7.

West Indies' highest score: 681-8 v England, 1953-54.

England's highest score: 568 v West Indies, 1967/68.

Lowest Team score: 46 (ENGLAND v West Indies), 1993-94.

Most Runs: R B Kanhai (West Indies) 1212 at 43.29.

Most Runs by an Englishman: G Boycott, 620 at 77.5.

Highest Individual score: 220 (S M Gavaskar, 1970-71).

Highest score by an Englishman: 205* (E H Hendren, 1929-30).

Highest Partnership: 338 (E de C Weekes and F M M Worrell v England, 1953-54).

Most Wickets: 66 (C E L Ambrose at 13.29).

Most Wickets by an Englishman: 29 (A R C Fraser at 14.21).

Best Bowling: 9-95 (J M Noreiga v India, 1970-71). Best Bowling by an Englishman: 8-53 (A R C Fraser, 1997-98).

Hundreds: There have been 88 Test hundreds scored at the Queen's Park Oval. Rohan Kanhai, Everton Weekes, Alvin Kallicharran and Sunil Gavaskar each scored four Test hundreds on the ground. English batsmen have scored 15 centuries here - Colin Cowdrey and Ken Barrington have scored two each.

Five Wicket Hauls: There have been 69 five wicket hauls and nine 10 wicket hauls at the Queen's Park Oval. Curtley Ambrose has claimed five or more wickets in a match on six occasions. Thirteen England bowlers have achieved this feat. Tony Greig - 13-156 in 1973-74 has the best match figures by any bowler at the ground. Angus Fraser, Bill Voce and Devon Malcolm have also taken 10 wickets in a match here for England.

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