ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 venues list is announced and Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester is one of them. According to World Cup 2019 Schedule, it will be hosting a total of six matches which will be played in Round Robin Fashion. We have summed up some Facts and figures of this Venue, let’s dive into them…
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 first match, during 1979 world cup, England beat New Zealand by 9 runs while in second semi final during 1983 world cup, India won by 6 wickets.
As per the available stats regarding ODIs at this ICC cricket world cup 2019 ground, the teams bowling first have a clear edge over batting first teams. Out of total 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 centre, 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 than it is recommended to use Old Trafford tram service as it will provide you the direct link to this ICC cricket world cup 2019 location.
If you are using your vehicle to arrive at cricket ground than please be informed that there is no match day parking on the venue however few car parks 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 than 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 a total of 6 matches in this World Cup. You can find ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Old Trafford Tickets Information Here.