Trent Bridge Cricket stadium is one of the venues for the T20 World Cup 2009.

Trent Bridge

All cricket grounds in England hold their place in history and Trent Bridge is no different. Trent Bridge is being used as a cricket ground since the 1830's and the first recorded cricket match was held on an area of ground behind the Trent Bridge inn in 1838. The first test match was held in 1899 and was between England and Australia. The first ODI was played on 31st August 1974, between England and Pakistan. Currently, Trent Bridge is a Test, One-Day International, T20 International and a county ground and is home to the Nottinghamshire county club.

The ground is named after the main river Trent Bridge and is close to the Meadow Lane and City Ground and is located at West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England. The ground was inaugurated by William Clarke in the year 1841. The seating capacity of the ground is 18000 (roughly) and the two ends are named Pavilion and Radcliffe Road respectively.

As with other English grounds, improvements have been made to provide a futuristic touch to the ground. These include the £7.2 million Radcliffe Road Cricket Centre, opened in 1998 and the state of the art £1.9 million Fox Road stand. The Fox Road stand has a modernistic aircraft-wing roof.


Highest team total: 658/8 dec. by England against Australia in 1938.
Lowest team total: 88 by South Africa against England in 1960.
Best batting performance: Denis Compton - 278 for England against Pakistan in 1954.
Best bowling performance: M Muralitharan - 8/70 for Sri lanka against England in 2006.

Highest team total: 391/4 by England against Bangladesh in 2005.
Lowest team total: 83 by South Africa against England in 2008.
Best batting performance: AJ Strauss- 152 for England against Bangladesh in 2005.
Best bowling performance: PD Collingwood - 6/31 for England against Bangladesh in 2005