Birmingham’s Edgbaston Cricket Ground: synonymous with world class international cricket.
Edgbaston Cricket Ground, one of England’s most famous sporting venues, has been hosting Test Match cricket for over 100 years. It is also home to Warwickshire County Cricket Club, formed in 1882, a club that has produced some of England’s finest cricketers including Ashley Giles, Dennis Amiss and Bob Willis. (Brian Lara played for WCC but is not English.)
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The ground has had a stunning £32 million face-lift, creating a spectacular space with first class facilities that’s great for the whole family.
Then throughout the summer months Edgbaston is home to the Warwickshire Bears, hosting over 50 days of domestic cricket. Whether you enjoy the traditional format of the LV= County Championship or the faster pace of Friends Life t20, there is something for everyone to watch.
ICC Champions Trophy
Sports fans across the city now have even more opportunities to watch the world’s best cricketers in Birmingham this summer, after three warm-up matches were revealed for the ICC Champions Trophy at Edgbaston Stadium.
Edgbaston is hosting five games, including the final of the ICC Champions Trophy, and its three new warm-up fixtures include:
- Sri Lanka v Pakistan – Thursday 30th May, 1pm
- India v Sri Lanka – Saturday 1st June, 10.30am
- West Indies v Sri Lanka – Tuesday 4th June, 1pm
Secure your tickets now for one of this year’s biggest sport events at www.icc-cricket.com.
ICC Champions Trophy features the eight best one day international cricket teams in the world (according to the Reliance Mobile ICC ODI Rankings) and will be played out across three grounds – The Cardiff Wales Stadium, The Oval and Edgbaston.
Edgbaston matches include
8 June - England v Australia
10 June - Pakistan v South Africa
12 June - Australia v New zealand
15 June - India v Pakistan
23 June - Final
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