Emirates Old Trafford
1857
19000
Yes, Installed in 2011
Stretford End, Brian Statham End
Lancashire
23:20, Sun May 20, 2018 (UTC +0100)
Old Trafford
 

Records and statistics

England v Australia - Jul 10-12, 1884 Scorecard
England v South Africa - Aug 4-7, 2017 Scorecard
Test records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
England v Australia - Aug 24, 1972 Scorecard
England v West Indies - Sep 19, 2017 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 Pakistan - Sep 7, 2016 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
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Fixtures

2018
Sun May 20 (50 ovs)
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
Royal London One-Day Cup
North Group - Lancashire v Durham
Tue Jun 5 (50 ovs)
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
Royal London One-Day Cup
North Group - Lancashire v Yorkshire
Sat Jun 9 - Tue Jun 12
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Lancashire v Essex
Sun Jun 24 (50 ovs)
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
5th ODI - England v Australia
Mon Jun 25 - Thu Jun 28
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Lancashire v Hampshire
Tue Jul 3 (20 ovs)          
17:30 local | 16:30 GMT
12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT
1st T20I - England v India
Thu Jul 5 (20 ovs)          
18:30 local | 17:30 GMT
13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Worcestershire
Sun Jul 8 (20 ovs)
14:30 local | 13:30 GMT
09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Northamptonshire
Mon Jul 9 (20 ovs)
Second Eleven Twenty20
North Division - Lancashire 2nd XI v Northamptonshire 2nd XI
Mon Jul 9 (20 ovs)
Second Eleven Twenty20
North Division - Lancashire 2nd XI v Northamptonshire 2nd XI
Wed Jul 11 (20 ovs)          
18:30 local | 17:30 GMT
13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT
Vitality Blast
North Group - Yorkshire v Derbyshire
Sat Jul 14 (20 ovs)
14:30 local | 13:30 GMT
09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Derbyshire
Fri Jul 20 (20 ovs)          
17:30 local | 16:30 GMT
12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Yorkshire
Sun Jul 22 - Wed Jul 25
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
Specsavers County Championship Division One
Lancashire v Yorkshire
Fri Aug 3 (20 ovs)
Women's Cricket Super League
Lancashire Thunder v Western Storm
Fri Aug 3 (20 ovs)          
18:30 local | 17:30 GMT
13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Leicestershire
Tue Aug 7 (20 ovs)
Women's Cricket Super League
Lancashire Thunder v Surrey Stars
Tue Aug 7 (20 ovs)          
18:30 local | 17:30 GMT
13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Durham
Fri Aug 10 (20 ovs)          
18:30 local | 17:30 GMT
13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT
Vitality Blast
North Group - Lancashire v Warwickshire
2019
Sun Jun 16 (50 ovs)
10:30 local | 09:30 GMT
05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT
ICC Cricket World Cup
India v Pakistan
Tue Jun 18 (50 ovs)
10:30 local | 09:30 GMT
05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT
ICC Cricket World Cup
Afghanistan v England
Sat Jun 22 (50 ovs)          
13:30 local | 12:30 GMT
08:30 EDT | 07:30 CDT | 05:30 PDT
ICC Cricket World Cup
New Zealand v West Indies
Thu Jun 27 (50 ovs)
10:30 local | 09:30 GMT
05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT
ICC Cricket World Cup
India v West Indies
Sat Jul 6 (50 ovs)          
13:30 local | 12:30 GMT
08:30 EDT | 07:30 CDT | 05:30 PDT
ICC Cricket World Cup
Australia v South Africa
Tue Jul 9 (50 ovs)
10:30 local | 09:30 GMT
05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT
ICC Cricket World Cup
1st Semi-final - TBC v TBC (Reserve day)
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Latest Photos

Pakistan sit down for a team talk ahead of the one-off T20, Old Trafford, September 6, 2016
Pakistan sit down for a team talk ahead of the one-off T20
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A general view of Old Trafford, Lancashire v Nottinghamshire, Specsavers County Championship, Division One, Old Trafford, 3rd day, April 19, 2016
A general view of Old Trafford
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The final day of the season unfolds under autumn sun at Old Trafford, Lancashire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Old Trafford, September 26, 2014
The final day of the season unfolds under autumn sun at Old Trafford
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A wet outfield was the problem for umpires Marais Erasmus and Rod Tucker, England v India, 4th Test, Old Trafford, 2nd day, August 8, 2014
A wet outfield was the problem for umpires Marais Erasmus and Rod Tucker
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