Adelaide Oval has long been regarded as one of the more picturesque Test cricket venues in the world and that has been kept in mind during the redevelopment. sport, A new hotel is due to be built at the stadium, on … After a dispute between cricket and SANFL administrators, Australian rules football in South Australia was moved to Football Park in the western suburbs of Adelaide until its permanent return to the ground in 2014. australian-football-league, In 1990 the Sir Donald Bradman Stand was built to replace the John Creswell stand and provided up to date facilities for spectators. In 1888, American Baseball administrator Albert Spalding brought the Chicago team and an additional composite team called the All-Americans to Australia and would play a series of three exhibition matches at Adelaide Oval. Adelaide Oval has been headquarters to the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) since 1871 and South Australian National Football League (SANFL) since 2014. In August 2008 the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) announced that it had approved plans to redevelop the ground, involving expanding its capacity to 40,000. Test and One Day International. In 2003 two grandstands, named the Chappell Stands, after the South Australian cricketing brothers Ian Chappell, Greg Chappell and Trevor Chappell were completed. Adelaide Oval is located on the edge of the CBD and as part of the Riverbank master plan, a new footbridge was also constructed to link the venue directly to the CBD, allowing easy access for fans walking from the city. 1904 September 3 – The premiers of the South Australian Hockey Association played a composite team of the best players from the remaining clubs. (, 1947 – Australia scored the highest team total in a test match at the ground, 674 runs, against. Adelaide Oval was the 6th venue in the world to host a test match, on 12 December 1884. In the 2010 and 2011 National Rugby League seasons, Sydney club the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs played home games at the Oval against the Melbourne Storm. In 2011, Adelaide Oval held its first Twenty20 International between Australia and England, a match which England won by 1 wicket. The five segments are named after South Australian Australian rules football identities; from North to South named Gavin Wanganeen Stand, Jack Oatey Stand, Max Basheer Stand, Fos Williams Stand, and Mark Ricciuto Stand. In 1991, the NSWRL came to Adelaide Oval when the St. George Dragons played the Balmain Tigers on a cold and wet Friday night under temporary lights in the first of five games that the Dragons would play at the oval over the next five years. Henzel won the women's 3-mile bracelet race in 9 minutes 43 seconds. The Southern Redbacks compete in the Sheffield Shield and JLT One Day Cup. On 20 November 2016, it was announced that the Sydney Roosters will take on the Melbourne Storm in the 2017 NRL season meaning that top level Rugby league returned to Adelaide for the first time since 2011.