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County Ground Taunton

World Cup 2019: The County Ground Taunton has been in use since 1882, and staged one game in the 1983 World Cup and two in 1999, including India's clash with Sri Lanka.

County Ground Taunton

County Ground Taunton (Reuters Photo)

The County Ground Taunton, home of Somerset County Cricket Club, will host three ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 fixtures.

The County Ground Taunton is overlooked by the towers of three churches, with the towers of St. Jame's, St. George's and St. Mary's churches rising behind the pavilion and the Quantock Hills overlooking the other fourth end.

The County Ground Taunton has been in use since 1882, and staged one game in the 1983 World Cup and two in 1999, including India's clash with Sri Lanka.

Taunton was unveiled as the official home of English women's cricket team in 2016 and in the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup, the County Ground Taunton was host to seven fixtures.

Opened:1882

Capacity: 6500

Known as: Athletic Ground, The Cooper Associates County Ground

Ends: River End, Old Pavilion End

Location: Taunton, England

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 matches -

18:00 IST: AFG vs NZ, Match 13

15:00 IST: AUS vs PAK, Match 17

15:00 IST: WI vs BAN, Match 23

STATS - ODI

Total matches: 10

Matches won batting first: 3

Matches won bowling first: 7

Average 1st Inns scores: 219

Average 2nd Inns scores: 194

Highest total recorded: 373/6 (50 Ov) by IND vs SL

Lowest total recorded:101/10 (40.3 Ov) by SLW vs RSAW

Highest score chased: 231/5 (41 Ov) by ZIM vs Ken

Lowest score defended: 269/10 (48.3 Ov) by AUSW vs RSAW

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