Bass Worthington Ground

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Bass Worthington Ground
Ground information
Location Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire
Coordinates 52°49′24″N 1°37′28″W / 52.8232°N 1.6245°W / 52.8232; -1.6245
Establishment c. 1954
Team information
Derbyshire (1975–1976)
Staffordshire (1975–1986)
As of 27 January 2013
Source: Ground profile

The Bass Worthington Ground was a cricket ground located along Derby Road in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. The ground was bordered to the east and north by the Pirelli tyre factory.

History[edit]

Originally named for the Worthington Brewery based in Burton, the first recorded match held at the ground was in 1954 when Burton-on-Trent played Derbyshire Club and Ground.[1] The ground later played host to two first-class matches for Derbyshire against Oxford University in 1975 and Cambridge University in 1976, with Derbyshire winning both matches.[2] Staffordshire also first played at the ground in 1975, in a Minor Counties Championship match against Durham. The county played a further seven Minor Counties Championship matches there, the last of which came against Hertfordshire.[3] The last recorded match played there was in 1991, between the Staffordshire Cricket Association and the Yorkshire Cricket Association.[1] The ground is today abandoned, with just the pavilion remaining on the site. Directly to the west is the Pirelli Stadium, home ground of Burton Albion F.C..

Records[edit]

First-class[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Other matches played on Bass Worthington Ground, Burton-on-Trent". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 January 2013. (Subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ "First-Class Matches played on Bass Worthington Ground, Burton-on-Trent". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 January 2013. (Subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played on Bass Worthington Ground, Burton-on-Trent". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 January 2013. (Subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ a b "Derbyshire v Oxford University, 1975". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 January 2013. (Subscription required (help)). 
  5. ^ a b "Derbyshire v Cambridge University". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 January 2013. (Subscription required (help)). 
  6. ^ "Bass Worthington Ground, Burton-on-Trent - Centuries in first-class cricket". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 January 2013. (Subscription required (help)). 

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Coordinates: 52°49′24″N 1°37′28″W / 52.8232°N 1.6245°W / 52.8232; -1.6245