ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 venues list is announced and very famous County Ground Taunton is one of them. According to World Cup 2019 Fixtures, it will be hosting a total of three matches which will be played in Round Robin Fashion. We have summed up some Facts and figures of this Venue, let’s check them…
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The County Ground Taunton history is very old, it is one of the oldest used venues for cricket, especially county cricket. Since 1882, Somerset County Cricket Club has been playing in this ground. The first one day international match was played between England and Sri Lanka during the group stage of icc cricket world cup 1983. Two ODIs were also played in this ground during icc cricket world cup 1999 including the match between India and Sri Lanka in which India made a huge total of 373/6. This ground also witnessed seven matches during the icc women’s cricket world cup 2017. During the same year it has also hosted one t20 international match between England and South Africa which resulted in a tie.
Like most of the icc cricket world cup 2019 venues in England, this ground also favors the team bowling first. Stats about this ground shows that bowling first team has 70% winning ratio at this ground.
CWC 2019 Matches in County Ground
Three fixtures are planned at this icc cricket world cup 2019 venue, starting with the match between Afghanistan and New Zealand on 8th June. Australia will face Pakistan on 12th June and Windies will take on Bangladesh on 17th June. The detail of all matches is given below:
If you are planning for icc cricket world cup 2019 fixture at this venue and want to leave your car at home than using train would be the best option as it is just 0.4 miles away from Taunton Station. The ground is located on the south western side of England in County Somerset. In case you want to drive your car to the ground than be informed that there is not official county ground taunton parking, however some blue badge parking spaces are available in Cannon street car park.
Some local bus services are also available which link Taunton to other nearby towns and villages in Somerset. If you are living nearby than you can come to the Cricket venue on foot or on bicycle. If you are coming on your bicycle than there are special cycle racks are available at the ground free of cost.
The complete address of County Ground Taunton:
County Ground Taunton
St James Street
County Ground, Taunton also know as Cooper Associates County Ground is hosting a total of 3 matches in this World Cup. You can find ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 County Ground Taunton Tickets Information Here.