Morris Motors Sports Ground

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Morris Motors Sports Ground
Morris Motors Sports Ground - - 1222576.jpg
Ground information
Location Cowley, Oxfordshire
Establishment 1954 (first recorded match)
Team information
Oxfordshire (1954-1991)
As of 15 August 2010
Source: Ground profile

Morris Motors Sports Ground was a cricket ground in Cowley, Oxfordshire. The ground was built by and initially owned by Morris Motors. The first recorded match on the ground was in 1954, when Oxfordshire played their first Minor Counties Championship match at the ground in the against Buckinghamshire. From 1954 to 1991, the ground hosted 32 Minor Counties Championship matches, with the final Minor Counties Championship match seeing Oxfordshire play Berkshire.[1]

The ground has also held List-A matches. The first List-A match saw Oxfordshire play Worcestershire in the 1970 Gillette Cup. In 1972 Oxfordshire played Durham in the 1972 Gillette Cup, with the final List-A match held on the ground between Oxfordshire and Cornwall in the 1975 Gillette Cup.[2]


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°44′19.25″N 1°12′30.63″W / 51.7386806°N 1.2085083°W / 51.7386806; -1.2085083