Porthill Park

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Porthill Park
Ground information
LocationWolstanton, Staffordshire
Establishment1920 (first recorded match)
Team information
Staffordshire (1920-1966 & 1999-2004)
As of 14 August 2010
Source: Ground profile

Porthill Park, also known as the Old County Ground, [1] is a cricket ground in Wolstanton, Staffordshire. The first recorded match on the ground was in 1920, Staffordshire played Cheshire in the grounds first Minor Counties Championship match. Staffordshire used the ground from 1920 to 1966 and again between 1999 and 2004. In total, the ground has hosted 45 Minor Counties Championship matches[2] and 5 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches, the last of which saw Staffordshire play Northumberland in 2004.[3]

The ground has also hosted a single List-A match between Staffordshire and the Warwickshire Cricket Board in the 2001 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy.[4]

In local domestic cricket, the ground is the home of Porthill Park Cricket Club who play in the North Staffordshire and South Cheshire League.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-01-31. Retrieved 2012-07-01.
  2. ^ Minor Counties Championship Matches played on Old Porthill Park
  3. ^ Minor Counties Trophy Matches played on Porthill Park
  4. ^ List-A Matches played on Porthill Park
  5. ^ Porthill Park Cricket Club

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Coordinates: 53°01′42.63″N 2°13′07.55″W / 53.0285083°N 2.2187639°W / 53.0285083; -2.2187639