Headingley Grounds
1890
17000
Yes, Installed in 2015
Kirkstall Lane End, Football Stand End
Yorkshire
10:12, Sat Dec 14, 2019 (UTC +0000)
Headingley is a suburb of Leeds
Headingley
 

Records and statistics

England v Australia - Jun 29-Jul 1, 1899 Scorecard
England v Australia - Aug 22-25, 2019 Scorecard
Test records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
England v West Indies - Sep 5, 1973 Scorecard
India v Sri Lanka - Jul 6, 2019 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

2020
Sun Apr 12 - Wed Apr 15
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Yorkshire v Gloucestershire
Sat Apr 25 - Tue Apr 28
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Yorkshire v Surrey
Fri May 15 - Mon May 18
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Yorkshire v Kent
Fri May 29 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Yorkshire v Durham
Thu Jun 4 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Yorkshire v Lancashire
Wed Jun 10 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Yorkshire v Derbyshire
Fri Jun 12 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Yorkshire v Northamptonshire
Fri Jun 26 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Yorkshire v Worcestershire
Sun Jun 28 - Wed Jul 1
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Yorkshire v Essex
Thu Jul 2 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Yorkshire v Warwickshire
Tue Jul 7 (20 ovs)          
18:30 local | 17:30 GMT
13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT
3rd T20I - England v Australia
Sun Jul 12 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Yorkshire v Leicestershire
Mon Jul 20
The Hundred
Northern Superchargers v Oval Invincibles
Sun Jul 26
The Hundred
Northern Superchargers v Birmingham Phoenix
Thu Jul 30
The Hundred
Northern Superchargers v Southern Brave
Wed Aug 5
The Hundred
Northern Superchargers v Manchester Originals
Wed Aug 5
The Women's Hundred
Northern Superchargers Women v Manchester Originals Women
Sat Aug 29 (20 ovs)          
17:00 local | 16:00 GMT
12:00 EDT | 11:00 CDT | 09:00 PDT
1st T20I - England v Pakistan
Mon Sep 14 - Thu Sep 17
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Yorkshire v Hampshire
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Latest Photos

The floodlights were on at Headingley, England v Australia, 3rd Ashes Test, Headingley, 1st day, August 22, 2019
The floodlights were on at Headingley
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Headingley's new stand at the Football End was on show, England v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Headingley, May 19, 2019
Headingley's new stand at the Football End was on show
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Building an innings: Dawid Malan bats with the Rugby Stand construction site in the background, England v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Headingley, June 2, 2018
Building an innings: Dawid Malan bats with the Rugby Stand construction site in the background
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Joe Root and Dom Bess resume their partnership, England v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Headingley, June 2, 2018
Joe Root and Dom Bess resume their partnership
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