ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 venues list is announced and Headingley Stadium, Leeds is one of them. According to World Cup 2019 Fixtures, it will be hosting four matches which will be played in Round Robin Fashion. We have summed up some Facts and figures of this Venue, let’s check them…
Headingley, established in 1890, is one of the oldest cricket grounds in Headingley stadium complex in Leeds, England. It had been the part of all four icc cricket world cups played here in 1975, 1979, 1983 and 1999. This ground had witnessed some of the exciting moments in cricket history.
Icc cricket world cup 2019 host nation, England, had a great record at this ground. During a test match in 2000 with West Indies, England dismissed them at 61 runs only winning by an inning with two days left. Next year England chased 315 score against Australia with Mark scoring 173 unbeaten was the highlight of that day. The highest score of this ground, 339/6, was also made by England against South Africa in 2017.
As per the stats about this ground, bowling first team has an edge over the batting first team. Out of total 41 one day international matches played at this ground 24 are won by the team which bowled first. So, winning toss could be a decisive factor in upcoming cricket world cup 2019 fixtures at this ground.
CWC 2019 Matches in Headingley Stadium
Four of the icc cricket world cup 2019 fixtures will be played here starting from the match between the host country, England & Sri Lanka on 21st June. Pakistan will take on Afghanistan on 29th June while Windies will meet Afghanistan on 4th July. In its second match at this ground, Sri Lanka will face India on 6th July. The detail of all the four icc cricket world cup 2019 matches at this ground is given below:
Headingley Stadium capacity is large enough to adjust 17,500 cricket enthusiasts.
How to get there?
If you are planning for the match day at Headingley, it is recommended to use using public transport especially train. Leeds Station is connected to all the major cities of the country. The ground is also well served by bus service from Leeds city centre. If you are local or living nearby than walking to the ground would be ideal. There are cycle racks available at the ground and you can use them if you are coming on cycle.
If you are driving your car to this cricket world cup 2019 venue than please be informed that there is no special headingley stadium parking at the venue. The only recommended parking near this ground is in Becketts Park which is approximately 10 minutes walk to the ground.
The complete address of Headingley Stadium:
Headingley Stadium Map
Headingley Stadium is hosting a total of 4 matches in this World Cup. You can find ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Headingley Stadium Tickets Information Here.