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The Oval

 The Surrey Cricket Ground
The Oval
Kennington
London
Surrey
SE11 5SS



P 10 W 4 D 3 L 3 F 24: A 23
55%
successful

1873-89

opened 1845
Home club The Surrey County Cricket Club
Capacity not known
Charlie Alcock was the secretary of Surrey CCC from 1872 to 1907, so it is no small coincidence that as FA Secretary, that the FA Cup finals and England matches were played on his ground also;

England Career

Venue number Two
First match No. 2, 8 March 1873, England 4 Scotland 2, a friendly match.
Last match No. 37, 13 April 1889, England 2 Scotland 3, a British Championship match.
Major tournaments British Championships 1884-85, 1886-87, 1888-89;
Distinctions Venue of the first ever FA Cup Final, 16 March 1872, Wanderers 1 Royal Engineers 0;

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1868

1892

2014

 
 
England's Record at The Surrey Cricket Ground
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
British Championships 3 0 2 1 4 5 -1 0 0 1.333 1.667 33.3 -1
Friendly 7 4 1 2 20 18 +2 0 1 2.857 2.571 64.3 +2
All 10 4 3 3 24 23 +1 0 1 2.40 2.30 55.0 +1

   

England's Results at The Surrey Cricket Ground

 
2 8 March 1873 - England 4 Scotland 2 [2-2]
(2,500 to 4,000)
Kenyon-Slaney (2), Bonsor, Chenery
Renny-Tailyour, Gibb
Fr HW
4 6 March 1875 - England 2 Scotland 2 [1-1] (1,500) Wollaston, Alcock
McNiel, Andrews
HD
6 3 March 1877 - England 1 Scotland 3 [0-1]
(2,000 to 3,000)
Lyttelton
Ferguson (2), Richmond
HL
8 18 January 1879 - England 2 Wales 1 [2-0] (100) Whitfeld, Sorby
Davies
HW
9 5 April 1879 - England 5 Scotland 4 [1-4] (3,000 to 5,000) Mosforth, C.Bambridge (2), Goodyer, Parlane OG
MacKinnon (2), McDougall, Smith
HW
13 12 March 1881 - England 1 Scotland 6 [0-1] (4,000 to 5,000) C.Bambridge
Smith (2), Hill, Ker (2), Field OG
HL
17 3 February 1883 - England 5 Wales 0 [2-0]
(2,000 to 3,000)
Mitchell (3), C.Bambridge, A.Cursham HW
25 21 March 1885 - England 1 Scotland 1 [0-1] (8,000 to 12,000) C.Bambridge
Lindsay
BC HD
30 26 February 1887 - England 4 Wales 0 [1-0]
(4,000 to 6,000)
Powell OG, Lindley (2), Cobbold HW
37 13 April 1889 - England 2 Scotland 3 [2-0]
(8,000 to 12,000)
probably Brodie, unknown (Bassett, Goodall or Weir)
Munro, H.Allen OG, McLaren
HL

 

 Gallery

The Surrey Cricket Ground basking in sunshine during a 1950 fourth test match against the West Indies.

The Kia Oval in 2014.
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