Headingley Cricket Ground

Headingley Cricket Ground
Facts
Capacity
18.350
Location
Leeds, England
Address
Headingley Cricket Ground, St. Michael's Lane, Leeds, West Yorkhire, LS6 3BR
Home to
England national team, Yorkshire CCC and Yorkshire Vikings
Floodlights
Yes

Stats - Test Matches

Highest score: 654/3d by Australia vs England – July 1993

Lowest score: 61 by West Indies vs England – Aug 2000

Stats - ODI Matches

Highest score: 351/9 by England vs Pakistan – May 2019

Lowest score: 93 by England vs Australia – June 1975

Stats - T20 Matches

T20 Blast Matches

Highest score: 260/4 by Yorkshire vs Northants – Aug 2017

Lowest score: 95 by Yorkshire vs Durham – July 2014

Home team Yorkshire hit the highest T20 Blast score at Headingley and in English domestic T20 cricket in August 2017. Opener Adam Lyth smashed 161 of 73 balls with fine support from Tom Kohler-Cadmore and David Willey.

Headingley Cricket Ground Profile

Headingley Cricket Ground is based in Leeds, England, and is the home of Yorkshire County Cricket Club and their T20 Blast team the Yorkshire Vikings. It also plays host to Test and ODI cricket but has not held a T20I. The ground is part of the larger Headingley Stadium complex that also includes Headingley Rugby Stadium. It was first opened in 1891 and has seen Test action since 1899. Headingley currently holds more than 18,000 spectators and has had floodlights since 2015. It has also hosted a number of World Cup games.

Notable cricket moments at the ground include Don Bradman’s 334 in the 1930s Ashes, Geoffrey Boycott’s 100th first-class century in 1977 and Yorkshire Vikings posting the highest T20 score in domestic English cricket of 260-4 in 2017. It also saw one of the most dramatic comebacks in Test cricket in 1981 when England beat Australia by 18 runs after being made to follow on when 227 runs behind and then at 135-7. A total of 14 ODI centuries have been scored at Headingley. The very first was by Australian Graeme Wood in 1981. The record ODI score at the ground belongs to Sri Lankan Sanath Jayasuriya for his 152 from 99 deliveries against England in 2006.

What to look for when betting on matches at Headingley

The wicket at Headingley tends to offer a little bit to both batsman and bowler. However, there is plenty of assistance to seam bowlers when there is cloud cover. Bradman hold the record for most Test runs at the ground with a staggering 963 in just six innings. England’s Stuart Broad has enjoyed good success at Headingley and leads the way in the Test wicket-taker charts.

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