|Location||Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand|
|Establishment||2007 (first recorded match)|
|First Test||20-24 November 2019:|
New Zealand v England
|First ODI||28 January 2014:|
Canada v Netherlands
|Last ODI||28 January 2019:|
New Zealand v India
|First T20I||7 January 2016:|
New Zealand v Sri Lanka
|Last T20I||28 January 2018:|
New Zealand v Pakistan
|As of 21 November 2019|
Blake Park was established in the 1950s. It was used by Northern Districts for List A fixtures between the 1987/88 season and 2001/02, with the team playing 24 matches on the ground in the New Zealand limited-overs cricket trophy. During the 1980s and 90s, large holiday crowds flocked to the ground to watch one-day matches, and New Zealand A played two matches on the ground against Pakistan A in December 1998. Northern Districts Women played two matches at Blake Park in the 2004/05 State League.
The Bay of Plenty Cricket Association constructed Bay Oval within the same site, with construction beginning in 2005. Northern Districts women's side played their first match on the ground in December 2007 and it held its first senior men's match in the 2008–09 State Twenty20 with Northern Districts playing Otago. Both sides have played on the ground regularly since, with it hosting its first first-class cricket match in April 2015.
The first One Day International (ODI) on the ground took place in January 2014 between Canada and the Netherlands as part of the 2014 Cricket World Cup Qualifier. In March 2014 New Zealand women's side played there first ODI on the ground and in October of the same year it hosted the first two ODIs of the New Zealand men's home series against the touring South Africa, but was not used for the 2015 Cricket World Cup later in the season. It has been used as a limited overs venue by New Zealand's men's and women's sides since.
Two centuries were scored in the ground's only Test match, both by New Zealanders.
|No.||Score||Player||Team||Balls||Inns.||Opposing team||Start date||Result|
|1||205||BJ Watling||New Zealand||473||1||England||21 November 2019||New Zealand won|
|2||126||Mitchell Santner||New Zealand||269||1||England||21 November 2019||New Zealand won|
One Day International centuriesEdit
|1||119||Hashim Amla||South Africa||135||1||New Zealand||24 October 2014||South Africa won|
|2||102||Martin Guptill||New Zealand||109||1||Sri Lanka||5 January 2016||New Zealand won|
|3||138||Martin Guptill||New Zealand||139||1||Sri Lanka||3 January 2019||New Zealand won|
|4||102||Kusal Perera||Sri Lanka||86||2||New Zealand||3 January 2019||New Zealand won|
|5||140||Thisara Perera||Sri Lanka||74||2||New Zealand||5 January 2019||New Zealand won|
|1||106||Suzie Bates||New Zealand||113||1||England||11 February 2015||New Zealand won|
|2||114*||Meg Lanning||Australia||113||2||New Zealand||22 February 2016||Australia won|
|3||110||Suzie Bates||New Zealand||133||1||Australia||24 February 2016||Australia won|
|4||127||Meg Lanning||Australia||135||2||New Zealand||24 February 2016||Australia won|
|5||104*||Meg Lanning||Australia||116||2||New Zealand||5 March 2017||Australia won|
Twenty20 International centuriesEdit
|1||101||Colin Munro||New Zealand||54||1||Bangladesh||6 January 2017||New Zealand won|
|2||104||Colin Munro||New Zealand||53||1||West Indies||3 January 2018||New Zealand won|
International Five Wicket HaulsEdit
- As of 22 February 2019
Three five-wicket hauls have been taken at Bay Oval, one in a men's Test, one in a men's ODI and one in a women's ODI.
|1||Neil Wagner||20 November 2019||New Zealand||England||3||19.2||44||5||New Zealand won|
One Day InternationalsEdit
|1||Matt Henry||5 January 2016||New Zealand||Sri Lanka||2||10||40||5||New Zealand won|
Women's One-day InternationalsEdit
|1||Jess Jonassen||22 February 2016||Australia||New Zealand||1||9||50||5||Australia won|
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