Edgbaston Birmingham Cricket Stadium | ICC World Cup 2019 Stadium

Edgbaston Birmingham Cricket Stadium

Edgbaston Birmingham Cricket Stadium | ICC World Cup 2019 Stadium

Edgbaston Birmingham Cricket Stadium

Edgbaston Cricket Ground or Edgbaston Stadium is a Cricket ground in the Birmingham City, England. It is the 4th biggest Stadium of England after Lords, Manchester, and The Oval. Edgbaston host around 25000 spectators at a time in the Stadium. It is also the home to Warwickshire County Cricket Club and used for International tests, ODI and T20Is matches as well. Many T20 League matches have been played here, it has domestic T20 Final hosting record in England. Birmingham Stadium once hosted the Final of ICC event, which was ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Final.

Here it the complete information about the Edgbaston Ground


City: Birmingham, England

Address: Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham, West Midlands B5 7QU

Established: 1882

Capacity: 24,803

Floodlights: Installed in 2011

Curator: Gary Barwell

Local time zone (UTC +0100)

End names:

Birmingham End (previously City End)

Pavilion End

 

Home teams:

England

Warwickshire County Club

 

Records and statistics

First Test

England v Australia - May 29-31, 1902

 

 

First ODI

England v Australia - Aug 28, 1972

 

 

First T20I

Australia v Pakistan - Jul 5, 2010

 

International Cricket Records at Edgbaston

Highest Innings Team Score

Test match: England 710 for 7 vs. India – Aug 2011

ODI (50 overs): England 408 for 9 vs. New Zealand – 9 June 2015

T20I: England 221 for 5 vs. Australia – 27 June 2018

 

Lowest Innings Team Score

Test match: South Africa 30 all out vs. England – Jun 1924

ODI (50 overs): Australia 70 all out vs. England – 4 Jun 1977

 

Highest Individual Score

Test Match: Alastair Cook 294 for England vs India – Aug 2011

ODI (60 overs): Glenn Turner 171* for New Zealand vs East Africa – 7 June 1975

ODI (55 overs): Robin Smith 167* for England vs Australia – 21 May 1993

ODI (50 overs): Andrew Strauss 154 for England vs Bangladesh – 12 July 2010

T20I: Aaron Finch 84 for Australia vs England – 27 June 2018

 

Best Bowling Figures

Test Match

Match Fred Trueman 12 for 119 for England vs West Indies – July 1963

Innings Wilfred Rhodes 7 for 17 for England vs Australia – May 1902

ODI      Shahid Afridi 5 for 11 for Pakistan vs Kenya – 14 September 2004

T20I     Saeed Ajmal 3 for 26 for Pakistan vs Australia – 5 July 2010

 

Highest Partnerships

Test Match: 411 Peter May and Colin Cowdrey for England vs West Indies – 30 May 1957

ODI: 256* Jason Roy and Alex Hales for England vs Sri Lanka – 24 June 2016

T20I: 95 Jos Buttler and Jason Roy for England vs Australia – 27 June 2018

 

Leading Run-Scorers

In Tests, Alastair Cook - 869 runs, David Gower- 767 runs

In ODIs, Andrew Strauss- 343 runs, Graham Gooch- 320 runs and Shikhar Dhawan- 290 runs.

 

Leading Wicket-Takers

In Tests: James Anderson- 44 wickets, Fred Trueman- 39 wickets and Ian Botham- 29 wickets.

In ODIs: Darren Gough - 21 wickets, James Anderson- 16 wickets

The above mention is the records which have been made in this ground throughout its 100 years history, Once again it will host another ICC event on it. Edgbaston will do the honors to host 5 ODI matches of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. It includes 2nd Semi-final as well of the event

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Fixtures at Birmingham

Wednesday 19 June 2019 (50ovs)

New Zealand v South Africa

Wednesday 26 June 2019 (50ovs)

New Zealand v Pakistan

Sunday 30 June 2019 (50ovs)

England v India

Tuesday 2 July 2019 (50ovs)

Bangladesh v India

Thursday 11 July 2019 (50ovs)

2nd Semi- Final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019


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