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.