Cooper Associates County Ground Taunton

Taunton County Ground

Cooper Associates County Ground Taunton

The Cooper Associates County Ground Taunton

The County Ground in Taunton is known as The Cooper Associates County Ground because of the sponsorship reasons. The Taunton ground is the home of cricket for Somerset County Cricket Club since its inception in 1882. The First International match that played here was ODI World Cup match between England v Sri Lanka on 11 June 1983. The first T20I match that has played here was England v South Africa on 23 June 2017. Cooper Associates County Ground become the home ground of England Women’s team in 2006, they are playing here since 1997.

The ground has hosted 2 group matches of 1999 World Cup that played in England. The legacy of hosting ODI World Cup matches is continuing as Taunton ground has got 3 matches to host of ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup.

Here is the information regarding the Taunton Stadium in Englan

City: Taunton, England

Address: The County Ground, St. James's Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1JT

Phone: 01823 272946 / 254287

Established: 1882

Capacity: 6500

Floodlights: No

Local time zone: UTC +0100

 

Also or formerly known as

Athletic Ground

County Ground

 

End names

River End

Old Pavilion End

 

Home teams

English Team

Somerset County

 

Taunton County Cricket Ground History

First ODI

England v Sri Lanka - Jun 11, 1983

 

 

Only T20I

England v South Africa - Jun 23, 2017

 

International Centuries

There are 3 ODI centuries have been scored at County Ground, Taunton

No.

Player

Score

Team

Balls

Opposing team

Date

Result

1

David Gower

130

 England

120

Sri Lanka

11 June 1983

Won

2

Sourav Ganguly

183

 India

129

Sri Lanka

26 May 1999

Won

3

Rahul Dravid

145

 India

120

Sri Lanka

26 May 1999

Won

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Fixtures at Taunton (Cooper Associates County Ground)

Sat Jun 8 June 2019

Afghanistan v New Zealand

Wed Jun 12 June 2019

Australia v Pakistan

Mon 17 June 2019

Bangladesh v West Indies


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