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 Old Trafford, Manchester
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Old Trafford, Manchester
Lancashire CCC
Old Trafford
Manchester
Lancashire M16 0PX

Home of England's premier football team Manchester United, the city has been getting a huge facelift since the 1996 bombings.

The ground has an interesting pavilion, whicch was originaly a field hospital during World War one, and the subject of massive bombings during World War II. While its original character has been maintained, a recent 2.7 million hotel development has given it a touch of modernity, with 30 of the rooms having balconies looking out on the cricket pitch.

Home of the pop group Oasis, the region is a gourmet's paradise, with Chinese food being the highlight in a multi-racial, multi-cultural smorgasbord.

Schedule: 30 May, West Indies v Australia
                Super Six stage - 8 June, Group A 2nd v Group B 1st
                Semi-final - 16 June, Team 1 v Team 4

Cricket history:
Total LOI matches: 26
First LOI match: England v Australia, 24-8-1972
Last LOI match: England v South Africa, 23-5-1998
Highest team total: 295-8 (55 overs) by England v Pakistan, 19-7-1982
Lowest team total: 45 (40.3 overs) by Canada v England, 14-6-1979
Hundreds: 6
Highest score: 189* by Viv Richards for West Indies v England, 31-5-1984
Five-wicket hauls: Nil
Best bowling: 4-8 by Chris Old for England v Canada, 14-6-1979

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