Aigburth Cricket Ground, Liverpool
|Only ODI||18 July 1973: International XI women v Trinidad & Tobago women|
As of 23 May 2012
Aigburth Cricket Ground in Liverpool, England, is the home of Liverpool Cricket Club. The club was founded in 1807 and is the oldest amateur sports club in Merseyside. The ground hosted its maiden first-class cricket match in 1881, a fixture between Lancashire and Cambridge University.
Designed by Thomas Harnett Harrison and built in 1880, the pavilion is the oldest at a first-class cricket ground. The first Women's Cricket World Cup was held in England in 1973. During the tournament Aigburth hosted its only Women's One Day International, a match between International XI Women and Trinidad and Tobago Women. The West Indies cricket team toured England in 1984 and played a tour match against Lancashire at Aigburth. A 7,633-strong crowd watched the match. Lancashire lost by 56 runs, and Gordon Greenidge scored 186 while opening the batting. The innings was the second of three one-day centuries scored at the ground and remains the highest score in the format at Aigburth, and Greenidge's highest score.
While Old Trafford Cricket Ground was undergoing a renovation in 2011, Lancashire played more cricket at Aigburth, playing five matches at the ground. The move away from Old Trafford coincided with Lancashire winning the County Championship for the first time since 1950, and Lancashire won four out of their six matches at Aigburth. The ground has hosted 192 first-class matches and 16 List A matches.
Aigburth Cricket Ground hosted an international exhibition game between England national football team and Ireland on 24 February 1883. England won 7–0.
|Highest Team Score||Gloucestershire (514 against Lancashire) in 1932|
|Lowest Team Score||Glamorgan (22 against Lancashire) in 1924|
|Best Batting Performance||Wally Hammond (264 Runs for Gloucestershire against Lancashire) in 1932|
|Best Bowling Performance||Alex Kennedy (9/33 for Hampshire against Lancashire) in 1920|
- List A
|Highest Team Score||West Indies (297/6 in 55 overs against Lancashire) in 1984|
|Lowest Team Score||No team has been bowled out for less than 100 on this ground|
|Best Batting Performance||Gordon Greenidge (186 Runs for West Indies against Lancashire) in 1984|
|Best Bowling Performance||Sajid Mahmood (5/16 for Lancashire against Sri Lanka A) in 2007|
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