Emirates Old Trafford
1857
19000
Yes, Installed in 2011
Stretford End, Brian Statham End
Lancashire
09:15, Sun Dec 15, 2019 (UTC +0000)
Old Trafford
 

Records and statistics

England v Australia - Jul 10-12, 1884 Scorecard
England v Australia - Sep 4-8, 2019 Scorecard
Test records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
England v Australia - Aug 24, 1972 Scorecard
India v New Zealand - Jul 9-10, 2019 Scorecard
ODI records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
England v New Zealand - Jun 13, 2008 Scorecard
England v India - Jul 3, 2018 Scorecard
T20I records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
Records index

Profile

Old Trafford, situated south of Manchester city centre, forms a famous sporting double act with the "other" Old Trafford, and is the third home of Lancashire County Cricket Club. They began life at Moss Lane until 1847, then moved to Chester Road before being evicted in 1856. Old Trafford has hosted Tests since 1884 and remains a special venue with a rich history. It guaranteed itself a place in cricket's eternal hall of fame when the permanently understated Jim Laker destroyed Australia, in 1956, on an old-fashioned "sticky wicket", with match figures of 19 for 90. Australia were the victims again in 1981 when Ian Botham lit up a damp Manchester day by hooking Dennis Lillee off his eyebrows into the stands, and in 1995 Dominic Cork ensured anyone having a Sunday morning snooze was rudely woken with one of most dramatic opening overs ever seen, as he took his hat-trick against West Indies. During the 1990s, Old Trafford became Lancashire's fortress of one-day cricket - few teams managed to break down the defences of the Red Rose one-day side. In 1999, over 22,000 watched Pakistan against India in the World Cup and the ground regularly sells out for international cricket. But it is now going through a transitional phase; the pavilion required major renovation work in the 2003 winter and two stands have been demolished. The realisation that a cricket ground spends much of the time idle has prompted Lancashire to introduce other sources of income, the Old Trafford Lodge being one of the most successful. Music concerts (such as the Move festival) have also been a huge success, and even though they are staged during the cricket season, the ground is ready for play a matter of days later.
Andrew McGlashan (March 2005)

Notes

Travel
Train - Mainline station Piccadilly/Oxford Road/Deansgate
Tram - Old Trafford stop on Altrincham line outside the ground
Car - Reasonable parking on match days within walking distance of ground
Map & Hotels Click here

Fixtures

2020
Tue Apr 7 - Thu Apr 9
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
Marylebone Cricket Club University Matches
Lancashire v Durham MCCU
Sun Apr 12 - Wed Apr 15
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Lancashire v Kent
Fri May 1 - Mon May 4
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Lancashire v Essex
Fri May 15 - Mon May 18
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Lancashire v Somerset
Sun Jun 7 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Durham
Wed Jun 10 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Leicestershire
Fri Jun 12 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Derbyshire
Sun Jun 21 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Nottinghamshire
Sun Jun 28 - Wed Jul 1
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Lancashire v Warwickshire
Thu Jul 2 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Worcestershire
Sun Jul 5 (20 ovs)          
17:00 local | 16:00 GMT
12:00 EDT | 11:00 CDT | 09:00 PDT
2nd T20I - England v Australia
Fri Jul 10 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Yorkshire
Sat Jul 18
The Hundred
Manchester Originals v Northern Superchargers
Mon Jul 27
The Hundred
Manchester Originals v Trent Rockets
Mon Jul 27
The Women's Hundred
Manchester Originals Women v Trent Rockets Women
Fri Jul 31
The Hundred
Manchester Originals v London Spirit
Sun Aug 2 (50 ovs)
Royal London One-Day Cup
Lancashire v Sussex
Fri Aug 7 - Tue Aug 11
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
ICC World Test Championship
2nd Test - England v Pakistan
Thu Aug 13
The Hundred
Manchester Originals v Welsh Fire
Sun Aug 23 - Wed Aug 26
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Lancashire v Surrey
Tue Sep 8 - Fri Sep 11
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Lancashire v Yorkshire
Mon Sep 14 - Thu Sep 17
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Lancashire v Gloucestershire
Day and Night - Day and Night International Matches - International Matches Live - Covered by Cricinfo
No responsibility is taken by Cricinfo for the accuracy of this information.

Latest Photos

The morning dawns bright at Old Trafford, England v Australia, 4th Test, Day 5, Manchester, September 8, 2019
The morning dawns bright at Old Trafford
© AFP
The covers were in place on the third morning at Old Trafford, England v Australia, 4th Test, Day 3, Manchester, September 6, 2019
The covers were in place on the third morning at Old Trafford
© Getty Images
Clear skies at Old Trafford ahead of the second day of the fourth Test, England v Australia, 4th Test, The Ashes, Old Trafford, 2nd day, September 5, 2019
Clear skies at Old Trafford ahead of the second day of the fourth Test
© Getty Images
Liam Livingstone set Yorkshire a formidable target, Lancashire v Yorkshire, Vitality Blast, Old Trafford, July 27, 2018
Liam Livingstone set Yorkshire a formidable target
© Getty Images
 
View the full index of related photos »