Headingley Grounds
1890
17000
Yes, Installed in 2015
Kirkstall Lane End, Football Stand End
Yorkshire
01:49, Sun May 16, 2021 (UTC +0100)
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

2021
Sat May 29 (50 ovs)
Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy
Northern Diamonds v Central Sparks
Thu Jun 3 - Sun Jun 6
10:30 local | 09:30 GMT
05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT
County Championship
Group 3 - Yorkshire v Sussex
Thu Jun 10 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
Yorkshire v Birmingham Bears
Sat Jun 12 (50 ovs)
Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy
Northern Diamonds v South East Stars
Tue Jun 15 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
Yorkshire v Leicestershire
Fri Jun 18 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
Yorkshire v Durham
Sun Jun 20 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
Yorkshire v Derbyshire
Wed Jun 23 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
Yorkshire v Worcestershire
Sat Jun 26 (20 ovs)
10:30 local | 09:30 GMT
05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT
Women’s Regional T20
Group B - Northern Diamonds v Thunder
Sat Jun 26 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
Yorkshire v Northamptonshire
Fri Jul 2 (20 ovs)
Vitality Blast
Yorkshire v Lancashire
Sun Jul 18 (20 ovs)
14:30 local | 13:30 GMT
09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT
2nd T20I - England v Pakistan
Sat Jul 24
The Hundred Men's Competition
Northern Superchargers v Welsh Fire
Sat Jul 24
The Hundred Women's Competition
Northern Superchargers Women v Welsh Fire Women
Sat Jul 31
The Hundred Men's Competition
Northern Superchargers v Oval Invincibles
Sat Jul 31
The Hundred Women's Competition
Northern Superchargers Women v Oval Invincibles Women
Thu Aug 12
The Hundred Men's Competition
Northern Superchargers v Manchester Originals
Thu Aug 12
The Hundred Women's Competition
Northern Superchargers Women v Manchester Originals Women
Tue Aug 17
The Hundred Men's Competition
Northern Superchargers v Birmingham Phoenix
Tue Aug 17
The Hundred Women's Competition
Northern Superchargers Women v Birmingham Phoenix Women
Wed Aug 25 - Sun Aug 29
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
3rd Test - England v India
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Latest Photos

A snow storm in Leeds put paid to the day's play, Yorkshire vs Glamorgan, County Championship, Headingley, April 10, 2021
A snow storm in Leeds put paid to the day's play
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Rain frustrated Yorkshire at Headingley, September 2, 2020
Rain frustrated Yorkshire at Headingley
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Play took place in front of empty stands, Yorkshire v Derbyshire, Bob Willis Trophy, Headingley, August 15, 2020
There was not much in the way of play at Headingley
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Players returned to action in the wake of Covid-19 restrictions, Yorkhshire v Lancashire, Headingley, July 24, 202
Players returned to action in the wake of Covid-19 restrictions
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