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HindustanTimes Fri,26 Dec 2014

Old Trafford

(Manchester,England)
Old Trafford, Manchester
Old Trafford, Manchester
Old Trafford is a cricket ground situated on Talbot Road in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester. It has been the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club since its foundation in 1864, having been the ground of Manchester Cricket Club from 1857. International Test matches have been played there since 1884.The site was first used as a cricket ground in 1857, when the Manchester Cricket Club moved onto the meadows of the de Trafford estate. In 1884, Old Trafford became the second English ground, after The Oval, to stage test cricket. Expansion of the ground followed over the next decade, with the decision being taken to construct a new pavilion in 1894.

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City Manchester
Stadium Ends Stretford End and Brian Statham End
Capacity 19000
Established 1857
First Match June 13, 2008 - England beat New Zealand by 9 wickets
Last Match September 10, 2012 - Match Abandoned
Matches 4
Home Team Wins 2
Away Team Wins 0
Neutral Team Wins 1
Matches Tied 0
No Result 1
Most Successful Team England - 2 wins
Highest Innings Score 169/4 by England on August 31, 2011 - England beat India by 6 wickets
Lowest Innings Score 165/10 by India on August 31, 2011 - England beat India by 6 wickets
Wins Batting First 0
Wins Batting Second 2
Average Innings Score 104
Most Prolific Batsman Kevin Pietersen (75 runs)
Highest Individual Score 61 by Ajinkya Rahane v England on August 31, 2011 - England beat India by 6 wickets
Most Successful Bowler Stuart Broad (6 wickets)
Best Bowling Analysis 4/22 by Jade Dernbach v India on August 31, 2011 - England beat India by 6 wickets

Last Five Matches
England v South Africa on September 10, 2012 - Match Abandoned
England v India on August 31, 2011 - England beat India by 6 wickets
England v Australia on August 30, 2009 - Match Abandoned
England v New Zealand on June 13, 2008 - England beat New Zealand by 9 wickets

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