Bristol County GroundWorld Cup 2019: In the recent past, the Bristol County Ground hosted eight matches at the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, including England’s semi-final win over South Africa.advertisement India Today Web Desk BristolMay 27, 2019UPDATED: May 28, 2019 17:06 IST Bristol County Ground, Bristol (Reuters Photo)The Bristol County Ground will have three matches will be played in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, doubling the number of Men’s World Cup games the ground has held – one in 1983 and two in 1999.In the recent past, the Bristol County Ground hosted eight matches at the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, including England’s semi-final win over South Africa.The ground came into existence in 1889, and was bought by the legendary English cricketer WG Grace, as he was a neighbour. The Bristol County Ground has since changed ownership quite a few time until reverting to the Gloucestershire County Cricket Club in 2004 with the county calling it home for nearly 130 years.Opened: 1889Capacity: 7000 (15,000 ODIs)Known as: The Royal & Sun Alliance County Ground; Ashley Down Ground; Fry’s Ground; Phoenix County GroundEnds: Pavilion End, Ashley Down Road EndLocation: Bristol, EnglandICC Cricket World Cup 2019 matches -18:00 IST: AFG vs AUS, Match 415:00 IST: PAK vs SL, Match 1115:00 IST: BAN vs SL, Match 16STATS – ODITotal matches: 24Matches won batting first: 10Matches won bowling first: 13Average 1st Inns scores: 239Average 2nd Inns scores: 210Highest total recorded: 373/5 (50 Ov) by ENGW vs RSAWLowest total recorded: 92/10 (24.5 Ov) by ZIM vs EngHighest score chased: 272/5 (49.3 Ov) by AUS vs EngLowest score defended: 182/10 (50 Ov) by NZ vs EngFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow 2019 World CupFollow bristol cricket ground
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