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first_imgBristol 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 groundlast_img read more

Katherine Ryan announced as after dinner speaker for the 102nd SMMT Annual

Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Comedian, writer and actress Katherine Ryan has been confirmed as the celebrity guest speaker for the 102nd Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Annual Dinner, to be held on Tuesday 27 November 2018 at Grosvenor House Hotel, London.Well known for her appearances on Live at the Apollo, Katherine’s other TV credits include Mock the Week, Have I Got News For You, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, 8 out of 10 Cats, The Apprentice: You’re Fired and the Radio 4 institution The News Quiz. She’s been a regular on comic challenge show Taskmaster and music quiz Bring the Noise, and has also appeared in Channel 4’s comedy Campus, BBC2’s Episodes, and has hosted BBC Two reality contest Hair.More than 1,000 guests from across all sections of the UK automotive industry, government and media will be attending, making the SMMT Annual Dinner one of the most prestigious and highly anticipated events of the year.The 102nd SMMT Annual Dinner will be hosted by SMMT President Tony Walker CBE, Deputy Managing Director of Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK and Managing Director of Toyota Motor Europe London Office, who will be giving a keynote address to discuss the opportunities and challenges faced by the industry in the coming year.Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said,The SMMT Annual Dinner is one of the most highly anticipated events in our industry’s calendar. We are delighted that Katherine Ryan will be joining us to add some extra star appeal to what is shaping up to be another must-attend occasion.MSX International (MSXI) will return as the event’s headline sponsor. MSXI (www.msxi.com) is a business process outsourcing company that provides technology-based services to enterprises in more than 80 countries.Patrick Katenkamp, CEO Retail Network Solutions, MSXI, said,MSX International is proud to once again sponsor the SMMT Annual Dinner. As the world leader in delivering retail solutions to OEMs and their dealer networks, we are committed to the global automotive industry and the success of all its stakeholders. The SMMT Annual Dinner provides an excellent opportunity to network and build a stronger community, as our exciting industry continues to evolve and innovate.Tickets for the dinner are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.smmt.co.uk/events/annualdinner read more