SSE Swalec Stadium

Wales’ Leading Cricket Venue

The SSE SWALEC Stadium, also known as the Sophia Gardens is a cricket stadium in Cardiff, Wales. It is situated in the gorgeous Sophia Gardens on the River Taff, within the heart of the Welsh Capital.

This renowned stadium is the home of Welsh Cricket and the Glamorgan County Cricket Club. It’s no surprise then that it has hosted some of the most prestigious and thrilling matches that Cricket fans have seen. The Glamorgan County Cricket Club has played all of their home matches at the stadium since 1967, after they moved from Cardiff Arms Park. In 1995, Cardiff Athletic Club moved their cricket section to the Diamond Ground after an 125 year lease of the ground was granted.

Besides international Cricket, the venue is also utilised for conferences, corporate hospitality and a number of other events. It has a large sports hall called the Sport Wales National Centre and has also hosted football fixtures for the the Cardiff Corinthians.

Nonetheless, cricket remains at the heart of the stadium. Each year, you can enjoy the finest cricket action at one of the greatest venues in Wales, with an intense atmosphere that can be felt throughout the stands!

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The SWALEC Stadium is renowned globally as the home of Welsh Cricket. The beautiful grounds situated in the Sophia Gardens are also home to many thrilling international cricket fixtures including, the exhilarating Cricket World Cup and the Ashes series between England and Australia.

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