1882
21,000
Yes, Installed in 2011
City End, Pavilion End
Warwickshire
00:36, Sun Sep 21, 2014 (UTC +0100)
Edgbaston
 

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England v Australia - May 29-31, 1902 Scorecard
England v West Indies - Jun 7-11, 2012 Scorecard
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England v Australia - Aug 28, 1972 Scorecard
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Australia v Pakistan - Jul 5, 2010 Scorecard
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Situated in a leafy southern suburb of Birmingham, Edgbaston was the youngest of England's six regular Test venues, until Chester-le-Street was inaugurated in May 2003, more than one hundred years after Edgbaston's own debut, when the touring Australians were bowled out for 36 by Wilfred Rhodes in 1902.

These days it is one of the finest venues in the country - a far cry from the "meadow of rough grazing land" that became Warwickshire County Cricket Club's third home at the end of the 19th century. It hosted just four Tests in its first 27 years, but upon re-entering the circuit in 1957, it was considered to be the most state-of-the-art ground in the country, with the Thwaite Memorial Scoreboard, constructed in 1950, among the most notable features.

A new phase of renovation got underway at the end of the 1990s, which, partially funded by lottery money, resulted in the Edgbaston Cricket Centre and the £2million Eric Hollies stand. A new pavilion, dwarfing the previous one, was opened in 2011.

The ground has hosted Twenty20 finals day on several occasions, was the scene of Brian Lara's world-record 501 not out, against Durham in 1994, and staged two of the most famous international matches. In 1999, perhaps the greatest ODI in history saw Australia and South Africa tie their World Cup semi-final. Then in 2005, England won the second Ashes Test by two runs to level the series and turn momentum.
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Fixtures

2014
Tue Sep 23 - Fri Sep 26
10:30 local | 09:30 GMT
05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT
LV= County Championship Division One
Warwickshire v Durham
2015
Tue Jun 9 (50 ovs)          
1st ODI - England v New Zealand
Wed Jul 29 - Sun Aug 2
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
3rd Test - England v Australia
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The rain clouds gather over Edgbaston, England v India, Champions Trophy final, Edgbaston, June 23, 2013
The rain clouds gather over Edgbaston
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Ground staff roll out covers on to the pitch at Edgbaston, England v India, Champions Trophy final, Edgbaston, June 23, 2013
Ground staff roll out covers on to the pitch at Edgbaston
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The covers were again in action at Edgbaston, England v South Africa, 3rd T20 international, Edgbaston, September 12, 2012
The covers were again in action at Edgbaston
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Rain in Birmingham delayed the start of the match, England v South Africa, 3rd T20 international, Edgbaston, September 12, 2012
Rain in Birmingham delayed the start of the match
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Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
1st ODI: England v New Zealand at Birmingham
Jun 9, 2015
3rd Test: England v Australia at Birmingham
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