Headingley Grounds
1890
17000
Yes, Installed in 2015
Kirkstall Lane End, Football Stand End
Yorkshire
02:12, Sat Sep 05, 2015 (UTC +0100)
Headingley is a suburb of Leeds
Headingley
 

Records and statistics

England v Australia - Jun 29-Jul 1, 1899 Scorecard
England v New Zealand - May 29-Jun 2, 2015 Scorecard
Test records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
England v West Indies - Sep 5, 1973 Scorecard
England v India - Sep 5, 2014 Scorecard
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Profile

Tucked away in the sleepy backstreets of suburban Leeds, Headingley staged possibly the most dramatic comeback in Test cricket when, in 1981, England beat Australia by 18 runs. England had followed on 227 runs behind and were 135 for 7 in their second innings before the combined heroics of Ian Botham, with the bat, and Willis, with the ball, beat odds of 500/1.

Since the initial first-class match was held there in 1899, against Kent, Headingley spectators have witnessed some great feats, including two Test triple-centuries by Don Bradman in 1930 and 1934. During the first innings Bradman scored 309 of his eventual 334 in a single day, the only instance of 300 in a day in a Test. The Surrey left-hander John Edrich also made a Test triple hundred here, against New Zealand in 1965. And, fittingly, Geoff Boycott brought up his hundreth hundred against Australia in 1977.

Test cricket had first come to Headingley nearly 100 years earlier, in 1889, one year after the ground was established. The home of Yorkshire County Cricket, the Headingley ground wasn't actually owned by the club until they finally bought it in 2005 for £12 million.

The ground is named after a suburb of the city of Leeds, and it is linked to a rugby league ground, home of the Leeds Rhinos. Unusually, there is no pavilion at Headingley; players have to make do with a modern dressing-room in the stands. The wicket is variable, and - particularly when there is cloud cover, too - aids seam bowling.

Notes

Train Nearest station: Leeds (2 miles away) - then take buses 74, 75, 76 or 77.
Car No parking in the immediate vicinity. Park and ride available from Beckett Campus, Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Fixtures

2015
Sun Sep 6 (50 ovs)
10:30 local | 09:30 GMT
05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT
Royal London One-Day Cup
1st Semi-Final - Yorkshire v Gloucestershire
Fri Sep 11 (50 ovs)
10:30 local | 09:30 GMT
05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT
4th ODI - England v Australia
Tue Sep 22 - Fri Sep 25
10:30 local | 09:30 GMT
05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT
LV= County Championship Division One
Yorkshire v Sussex
2016
Thu May 19 - Mon May 23
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
1st Investec Test - England v Sri Lanka
Thu Sep 1 (50 ovs)          
14:00 local | 13:00 GMT
09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT
4th ODI - England v Pakistan
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Latest Photos

Dirty clouds flashed by Headingley through the first part of the day, England v New Zealand, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 1st day, May 29, 2015
Dirty clouds flashed by Headingley through the first part of the day
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The start of play was delayed by rain, England v New Zealand, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 1st day, May 29, 2015
The start of play was delayed by rain
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Headingley in bright sunshine, Yorkshire v Warwickshire, County Championship Division One, Headingley, 1st day, April 26, 2015
Headingley in bright sunshine
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The weather refused to play ball for the Roses match, Yorkshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Division, Headingley, June 27, 2014
The weather refused to play ball for the Roses match
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Weather

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Mon
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Ground Fixtures Ground Results
1st Semi-Final: Yorkshire v Gloucs at Leeds
Sep 6, 2015 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
4th ODI: England v Australia at Leeds
Sep 11, 2015 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Yorkshire v Sussex at Leeds
Sep 22-25, 2015 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
1st Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Leeds
May 19-23, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
4th ODI: England v Pakistan at Leeds
Sep 1, 2016 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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