Rose Bowl Cricket Ground History and Records

Rose Bowl Cricket Ground

Rose Bowl Cricket Ground is the home of Hampshire County Cricket Club since 2001. The County Ground in Southampton had been Hampshire’s home ground since 1885. First-class cricket as debut match played on May 9-11, 2001 between Worcestershire and Hampshire, which Hampshire won by 124 runs. The first List A match had been played between Hampshire and Essex on May 02, 2011 as part of schedule county Benson & Hedges Cup-2001. International cricket came to Southampton in the year 2003 as the first One Day International scheduled as part of the 2003 Cricket World Cup fixture between South Africa v Zimbabwe.

England played their first-ever T20 International match against Australia as part of Ashes series, England won by 100 runs. As part of the redevelopment England & Wales Cricket Board scheduled its expansion from 15000 to temporary seating 20000 during the Ageas Bowl Test status and a Test match between England and Sri Lanka in 2011. Rose Bowl Ground hosted the first Test on June 16-20, 2011. It was a heavy rain-affected match that ended in a draw but did Ian Bell and Kumar Sangakkara scored their first Test centuries at Southampton County Cricket Club, in addition to Chris Tremlett took his first Five-Wickets haul at Ground.

Southampton County Ground witnessed the highest T20 runs till 2013 scored by Aaron Finch 156 runs off 63 balls including 14 sixes and 11 fours against New Zealand on August 29, 2013. Currently, Aaron Finch is also the highest run-scorer in T20I which he scored 172 runs off 76 balls including 16 fours and 10 sixes against Zimbabwe on July 03, 2018.

Rose Bowl Cricket Ground History

First TestEngland v Sri Lanka, June 16, 2011
First ODISouth Africa v Zimbabwe, July 10, 2003
First T20England v New Zealand, July 13, 2005
OwnerRB Sport & Leisure Holdings plc
LocationWest End, Hampshire
Home TeamHampshire Cricket Board,
Establishment2001
Capacity15,000 (20000 with temporary seating)
End NamesPavilion End, Northern End
Boundary Dimensions137.16 m x 64 m

Test, ODI and T20 Records

Records TestODIT20
Highest team total569 by Eng v India-2014359/3 by NZ v Eng-2013248/6 by Aus v Eng-2013
Lowest team total184 by SL v Eng-201165 by USA v Aus-200479 by Eng v Aus-2005
Highest individual innings167-Ian Bell (Eng) v India-2014189*-M Guptill (NZ) v Eng-2013156-Aaron Finch (Aus) v Eng-2013
Best bowling in an innings6/48-Chris Tremlett (Eng)  v SL-20115/29 by Mervyn Dillon (WI) v Bangladesh-20044/22-Paul Collingwood (Eng) v Aus-2005
Best bowling in a match7/144-Chris Tremlett (Eng) v SL-20145/29-Mervyn Dillon (WI) v Bangladesh-20044/22-Paul Collingwood (Eng) v Aus-2005

Domestic Cricket Records

Records First Class Cricket List A CricketDomestic T20
Highest team total714/5d-Hampshire v Nottinghamshire, 2005350/5-Gloucestershire v Hampshire, 2008225/2-Hampshire v Middlesex, 2006
Lowest team total86-Worcestershire v Hampshire, 2007101-Sussex v Hampshire, 200372-Kent v Hampshire, 2011
Highest individual innings311*-John Crawley for Hampshire v Nottinghamshire, 2005167*-Sean Ervine for Hampshire v Ireland, 2009124*-Michael Lumb for Hampshire v Essex, 2009
Best bowling in an innings8/90-Alan Mullally for Hampshire v Warwickshire, 20016/27-Stuart Clark for Hampshire v Surrey, 20075/19-Danny Briggs for Hampshire v Durham, 2011
Best bowling in a match11/59-Kyle Hogg for Lancashire v Hampshire, 20116/27-Stuart Clark for Hampshire v Surrey, 20075/19-Danny Briggs for Hampshire v Durham, 2011
Updated: 09/11/2019 — 12:38 pm