Old Trafford Cricket Ground is known as the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club. Manchester Cricket Ground is the 2nd oldest Test venue that hosted two semi-finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup.
The first 10 wickets haul in a single innings was achieved by England bowler Jim Laker who achieved bowling figures of 19/90 runs which is still unmatched in Test and first-class cricket as well.
The top 5 highest totals scored at Old Trafford Cricket Ground are just 300+ runs which clearly stats that pitch isn’t that much scoring. Previously highest runs at this ground were 318/7 by Sri Lanka against England which SL win quite comfortably.
Old Trafford Cricket Ground History
|First Test||England v Australia, July 10, 1984|
|First ODI||England v Australia, August 24, 1972|
|First T20||England v New Zealand, June 13, 2008|
|Location||Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England|
|Home Team||Lancashire County Cricket Club|
|Capacity||Domestic-19,000, International-26,000, Concerts-50,000|
|Tenants||Lancashire County Cricket Club, England cricket team|
|End Names||James Anderson and Brian Statham|
|Boundary Dimensions||137.16 x 59.43|
Test, OD and T20 Records
|First, 10 Wickets Haul||Jim Laker ENG-19/90 (Still unmatched in Test & First Class)|
|Highest Test total-Test||656/8D by Australia v England, July 23, 1964|
|Highest run scorer-Test||818-Denis Compton, 729-Mike Atherton, 704-Alec Stewart|
|Leading Wicket-taker-Test||51-Alec Bedser, 28-James Anderson, 27-Jim Laker|
|Highest team total-ODI||397/6 by England vs Afghanistan WC 2019|
|Leading run scorer-ODI||405-Graham Gooch, 341-Allan Lamb, 309-David Gower|
|Leading Wicket-taker-ODI||15-RGD Willis, 14-James Anderson, 13-Darren Gough|