Old Trafford Cricket Ground was one of the World Cup 2019 Venues, it hosted six matches which were played in Round Robin Fashion. We have summed up some Facts and figures of this Venue, let’s check them…
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Old Trafford Cricket Ground History is very vast. Established in 1857, is the second oldest test ground in England. It hosted the first Ashes test cricket match in England in July 1884. This ground has been used in previous Cricket World Cups during 1975, 1979, 1983, and 1999. Recently, its Pavilion End name has been renamed as ‘James Anderson End’ as a tribute to James Anderson, the leading test wicket-taker.
ICC cricket world cup 2019 host country, England, has played two world cup semi finals at this venue. In the first match, during the 1979 world cup, England beat New Zealand by 9 runs while in the second semi final during the 1983 world cup, India won by 6 wickets.
As per the available stats regarding ODIs at this ground, the teams bowling first have a clear edge over batting first teams. Out of total of 46 one day international matches, 27 matches are won by bowling first teams.
Oval Cricket Ground’s Capacity is large enough to adjust 23,000 spectators. It can be increased to 26,000 Seats if needed.
Situated just about 3 miles from Manchester city center, Old Trafford ground is connected through bus and tram services. If you are looking for the most direct and easiest way to get to the ground then it is recommended to use the Old Trafford tram service as it will provide you a direct link to this Ashes 2023 location.
If you are using your vehicle to arrive at the cricket ground then please be informed that there is no match day parking on the venue however few car park options are available nearby. Old Trafford Blue badge parking is also available for match days and these could be booked through Lancashire County Cricket Club. If you are living nearby then you should prefer walking to get to the ground.
Where is old trafford cricket ground located?
Map Of Old Trafford Cricket Ground
Old Trafford is hosting one match of The Ashes 2023. You can find The Ashes Tickets Information on ECB’s website.