Every batsman has a favorite stadium for some reason, Check these Cricket Ground Records to reveal


Some cricket records are marked with the name of cricket ground as well as with the player. The Eden Gardens Kolkata ground is remembered for the Dravid-Laxman 281 partnership against Australia while the Green Park Kanpur ground recorded the furious Shahid Afridi knock. The Lord’s cricket ground in England is considered to be the home of cricket and a Test match played on this soil still remains a pinnacle of the career for many cricketers.

On the basis of atmosphere, history and aesthetics, bleacherreport.com has drafted a list of top 25 cricket grounds with Lord’s Cricket ground on the top, followed by Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Eden Garden at 2nd and 3rd spot. Here are some cricket ground records for the fans.

Manchester Cricket Ground Records:

The highest individual innings score at the ground is 189* by I V A Richards of England in 1984 vs West Indies. Best Bowling records are 5/14 named for Glenn McGrath Australia in 1999 vs West Indies. The highest team innings total is 397/6 by England in 2019 vs Afghanistan while the lowest team innings score is 45 by Canada in 1979 vs England. The highest run chase achieved on the ground is 286/4 by England in 1986 vs New Zealand.

Lord’s Cricket Ground Records:

Highest Individual Innings            138*      I V A Richards     1979 England v West Indies

Best Bowling      6/35       Shaheen Shah Afridi       2019 Bangladesh v Pakistan

Highest Team Innings     334/4     England 1975 v India

Lowest Team Innings     107         South Africa 2003 v England

Sydney Cricket Ground Records:

Highest Individual Innings            164         S P D Smith         2016-2017 Australia v New Zealand

Best Bowling      5/15       G S Chappell       1980-1981 Australia v India

Highest Team Innings     408/5     South Africa 2014-2015 v West Indies

Lowest Team Innings     63           India 1980-1981 v Australia

Hamilton Cricket Ground Records:

Highest Individual Innings            181*      M L Hayden        2006-2007 New Zealand v Australia

Best Bowling      6/33       T A Boult              2016-2017 New Zealand v Australia

Highest Team Innings     363/4     West Indies 2013-2014 v New Zealand

Lowest Team Innings     92           India 2018-2019 v New Zealand

Description: Most batsmen have their favorite ground as the records are associated with the ground as well as with the player. Check out these Cricket Ground records for best batting and bowling performances.


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