Maple Leaf Cricket Club

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Maple Leaf Cricket Club
Ground information
Location King City, Ontario
Establishment 1954
End names
Northern End
Southern End
International information
First ODI 29 June 2008:
 Canada v  Bermuda
Last ODI 7 August 2013:
 Canada v  Netherlands
First T20I 10 October 2008:
 Sri Lanka v  Zimbabwe
Last T20I 13 October 2008:
 Pakistan v  Sri Lanka
As of 26 October 2011
Source: Cricinfo.com

The Maple Leaf Cricket Club is a cricket club in King City, Ontario, Canada, about 30 kilometres north of Toronto. It was established in 1954[1] and operates a turf wicket facility. In 2006, it became the second ground in Canada to be approved to host One Day Internationals (ODI) by the International Cricket Council.[2]

The facility has 5 cricket grounds. The North-West ground is the most important, and ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals have been played at this ground since the 2008 season.[3] The Maple Leaf Cricket Club has become the primary cricket venue in Canada, assuming the role from the Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club.[citation needed]

The facility has hosted major events in the past, including games in the 2001 ICC Trophy, two first-class matches in the 2006 ICC Intercontinental Cup, several games in the ICC Americas Championship tournaments of 2000 and 2006, and the 2008 Quadrangular Twenty20 Series.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Maple Leaf Cricket Club – 50 years later". Toronto and District Cricket Association. 
  2. ^ "Maple Leaf ground now ODI venue". Canada Cricket Online. 20 September 2006. Archived from the original on 4 October 2006. 
  3. ^ "Maple Leaf (North-West Ground)". Cricinfo.com. Retrieved 5 February 2012. 

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Coordinates: 43°57′15.98″N 79°30′30.93″W / 43.9544389°N 79.5085917°W / 43.9544389; -79.5085917