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Bellerive Oval is a cricket and Australian rules football ground located in Bellerive, a suburb on the eastern shore of Hobart, Tasmania. It is the only venue in Tasmania which hosts international cricket matches, and has a spectator capacity of 20,000.

Bellerive Oval
Blundstone Arena
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Australia vs England cricket ODI, 2005
Location Bellerive, Tasmania
Coordinates 42°52′38″S 147°22′25″E / 42.87722°S 147.37361°E / -42.87722; 147.37361Coordinates: 42°52′38″S 147°22′25″E / 42.87722°S 147.37361°E / -42.87722; 147.37361
Owner Clarence City Council
Operator Tasmanian Cricket Association (TCA)
Capacity 20,000
Field size 175 x 135 metres
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke ground 1913
Opened 1914
Construction cost Unknown
Architect Various
Tenants
Tasmanian Tigers (Cricket)
Clarence Roos (TSL)
Hobart Hurricanes (BBL)
Hobart Hurricanes (WBBL)
North Melbourne Football Club (AFL)
Website
www.blundstonearena.com.au
Ground information
End names
Church Street End
River End
International information
First Test
Last Test
First ODI
Last ODI
First T20I
Last T20I
As of 12 November 2016
Source: Cricinfo

Bellerive Oval (known as Blundstone Arena due to sponsorship reasons) is a cricket and Australian rules football ground located in Bellerive, a suburb on the eastern shore of Hobart, Tasmania. It is the only venue in Tasmania which hosts international cricket matches, and has a spectator capacity of 20,000.

The venue is best known as the home ground for the state cricket teams, the Tasmanian Tigers and Hobart Hurricanes, and as a venue for international Test matches since 1989 and one-day matches since 1988. The stadium has undergone significant redevelopment to accommodate such events.