Victory Ground, Bury St Edmunds

Summary

The Victory Ground is a cricket ground in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England. The ground was established in 1935, when Suffolk played the Surrey Second XI in the ground's first Minor Counties Championship match. From 1935 to the present day, it has hosted 50 Minor Counties matches.[1]

Victory Ground
Ground information
LocationBury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Establishment1935
Team information
Suffolk (1935–present)
As of 23 May 2010
Source: Ground profile

The first List-A match played on the ground came in the 1981 NatWest Trophy between Suffolk and Derbyshire. From 1981 to 2005, the ground hosted ten List-A matches, the last of which saw Suffolk play Glamorgan in the 2005 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy.[2]

In local domestic cricket, the Victory Ground is the home of Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club who play in the East Anglian Premier Cricket League.[3]

References

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  1. ^ Minor Counties Championship Matches played on the Victory Ground
  2. ^ List A Matches played on the Victory Ground
  3. ^ Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club
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  • Victory Ground on CricketArchive
  • Victory Ground on Cricinfo

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