Originally known as the Beausejour Cricket Ground since its inception in 2002, the ground was renamed the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground after the West Indies’ captain won the 2016 ICC World Twenty20.
Home to the Windward Islands and St Lucia Zouks, the ground has hosted all formats of the international game. This includes 6 group matches and a Semi Final at the 2007 Cricket World Cup, as well 10 matches for the 2010 ICC World Twenty20.
Location & Travel to Daren Sammy Cricket Ground
The Daren Sammy Cricket Ground is located in Rodney Bay, nearby to the tourist destination of Gros Islet in the North West of St. Lucia. I would recommend staying in this area rather than the capital of Castries, which is about 10km away.
Airport: There are two airports in St. Lucia but only the Hewanorra International Airport in the south of the island handles long-haul flights from the UK, North America and Europe. The George FL Charles Airport, near the capital of Castries, handles most regional Caribbean flights.
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Taxi: Taxi’s can be found at Rodney Bar Marina and the malls around Rodney Bay. From the Marina, the ground is a short 5 minute drive. Always confirm prices ahead of travelling.
Walk: The cricket ground is located inland and is approximately a 30 minute walk from Rodney Bay Marina via Bella Rosa Road.
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Last Updated on February 24, 2021 by Sports Tourist