Old Field, Bray

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Old Field cricket ground
LocationBray, Berkshire
Home clubBerkshire
Establishmentby 1775
Last used1794

Old Field at Bray, Berkshire was a noted cricket ground in the late 18th century. It was used as the venue for four first-class matches between 1792 and 1795 in addition to several minor matches.[1][2]

Bray is near Maidenhead and the ground was the home venue of Maidenhead Cricket Club when it was founded in the second half of the 18th century. It was used for first-class matches by the Berkshire county team which was very strong at that time.

The name of the venue has also been given as "Old Field, Bray"[3] but the designation "Oldfield Bray" is given by Scores and Biographies which also calls the Berkshire team "Oldfield" in one match.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 1 (1744–1826), Lillywhite, 1862, pp.157–158.
  2. ^ CricketArchive – other matches at Old Field, Bray
  3. ^ "Old Field, Bray". CricketArchive. Retrieved 29 January 2012.

Coordinates: 51°31′05″N 0°42′36″W / 51.518°N 0.710°W / 51.518; -0.710