Manchester’s Home Of Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground is located in Greater Manchester and was first established in 1857, making the ground the second oldest Test Venue in England, behind The Oval. The first-ever Ashes to be hosted in England was at Old Trafford in 1884.
Each year we look forward to the exhilarating fixtures hosted at the ground, with teams from all over the world competing against each other for coveted titles.
In 2021, Emirates Old Trafford Stadium hosted England’s 2-1 win against Pakistan. It was a moment of celebration for the Three Lions as their captain Eoin Morgan expressed – “this win means a huge amount”.
The international fixtures for summer 2022 at Old Trafford have been announced, creating an exciting atmosphere amongst cricket fans. Emirates Old Trafford will host their first India Vitality IT20 while hosting England v South Africa in a Royal London ODI.
Old Trafford Hospitality
Enjoy fantastic hospitality at Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground as England take on India and South Africa. Who will come out on top?
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Old Trafford has always been home to Lancashire CCC. The club have played across the county at many different venues, but has always stayed loyal to their Old Trafford ground.
Being a first-class team for over 150 years, the team have been one of the most consistent in global cricket, winning the county championship nine times.
The ground is also a venue for international test matches and ODIs. It has held the third most England tests, 74, behind Lord’s and The Oval. Watch this space for all the latest Lord’s and cricket news.
Discover More About Old Trafford Cricket Ground
Best known for cricket, the stadium has hosted spectacular cricket fixtures over the years that has provided thrills and excitement for all to enjoy. It is most famously used throughout the summer months as the base of the Lancashire County Cricket Club. The ground is also more commonly known for holding Tests year on year.
However, it’s not just cricket that can be enjoyed at Old Trafford. A wide variety of musical concerts and festivals have also been hosted at the grounds. Some standout performances come from musical icons such as Bruce Springsteen, Take That and Beyonce.
Old Trafford Redevelopment
After being dubbed as having sub-standard facilities, the venue underwent a redevelopment between 2003 and 2017. In total, the redevelopment costs around £32m for the local economy. The new facilities now include new player and media facilities, an extension to the infamous indoor cricket training ground, a large two-tier seating area and the refurbishment of the exclusive Pavillion.
The Pavillion is a stand out facility at Old Trafford. The modern appearance makes the point the perfect venue to enjoy a day at the cricket worth remembering. In total, the venue can hold up to 700 guests across a variety of different suites and rooms. The perfect destination for large functions, conferences or VIP hospitality with clients.
The Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford is a four-star hotel with elevated balconies facing the pitch three miles from Manchester City Centre. With the hotel, guests can also be treated to a delicious meal at The Garden Grille restaurant and bar. Whether you’re here for a cricket match, concert, conference or event, it’s ideally situated for your every need or preference.
Visit Emirates Old Trafford Stadium for an unforgettable day out with the family, with plenty of great views and action, including brilliant food and entertainment service.