Adelaide Oval is a stadium in Adelaide, South Australia, located in the parklands in North Adelaide.
The stadium is used for cricket and Australian rules football, but also plays host to rugby league, rugby union, soccer, andl ive 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 overall record attendance was 62,543 at the 1965 SANFL Grand Final between the Port Adelaide and Sturt.
Adelaide Oval has hosted both cricket and football at the highest level since Colonial times and its iconic, historic and cultural presence remains today. Cricket and football play at redeveloped Adelaide Oval – delivering an internationally renowned, world-class venue for the 21st Century.
It has placed Adelaide on the global map for a range of international and national entertainment and sporting events. It has encouraged interstate and international tourism and so created a recreational dynamic that allows the people of Adelaide and their visitors to enjoy – in their thousands – the River Bank Precinct at a point where North Terrace, the River and the Oval come together. The redevelopment is unique, mixing the very best of new world wide designs and stadium operations with the famous heritage of Adelaide Oval.