Featured News | 30th July 2009
Trent Bridge Awarded Major Match Package
Trent Bridge will bid to host one of three Ashes Tests in 2013 following the confirmation of allocated and available major matches between 2012 and 2016.
The Riverside and The Brit Oval have been awarded Ashes Tests in 2013 whilst Trent Bridge will host two England v Australia Twenty20 internationals that year after winning one of seven Major Match Packages.
The Brit Oval and Headingley were excluded from the bidding process because they are already in possession of long-term staging agreements.
The other seven Category A grounds, including Trent Bridge, were invited to bid for their preferred package of matches.
“The most important aspect of our strategy was to secure at least one Major Match each year and we are delighted to have been given one of our preferred packages,” said Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club Chief Executive Derek Brewer.
“We felt that continuity was very important and we were keen to avoid having a season without an England match at Trent Bridge.”
One day internationals against India and Pakistan at Trent Bridge will follow in 2014 and 2015 as well as a Twenty20 international against Australia in 2016.
Further matches will be allocated to the nine Category A venues with 12 Tests, 19 ODIs and 10 Twenty20 Internationals between 2010 and 2016 still open to bidding.
“The unallocated Ashes Tests in 2013 and 2016 and the unallocated Sri Lanka Test in 2014 remain open for bidding and the process will be very competitive,” said Brewer.
“We expect to learn where these games will take place early in 2010.”
England will face Bangladesh in a One Day International and Pakistan in a Test at Trent Bridge next year and Sri Lanka (ODI) and India (Test) in 2011.
Confirmed major matches at Trent Bridge (2010-2016)
England v Bangladesh ODI
England v Pakistan Test
Still to allocate: 2 Test matches and 2 T20 between Pakistan and Australia; 2 T20 between England and Pakistan
England v Sri Lanka ODI
England v India Test
Still to allocate: T20 v Sri Lanka; T20 v India
England v West Indies Test
England v South Africa ODI
Still to allocate: Test match and 1 T20 v West Indies; 1 Test match v South Africa; 5 ODIs v Australia
England v Australia T20 x 2
Still to allocate: 3 Test matches and 3 ODIs v Australia; domestic T20 finals day.
England v India ODI
Still to allocate: 1 ODI v Sri Lanka; 1 Test, 3 ODIs and 1 T20 v India.
England v Pakistan ODI
Still to allocate: 2 Test matches, 2 ODIs and 1 T20 v NZ; 1 T20 v Pakistan
England v Australia T20
Still to allocate: 1 ODI v Sri Lanka; 3 Tests, 4 ODIs v Australia
Confirmed major matches at all venues
Bangladesh Tests ; Headingley Carnegie
Bangladesh ODIs: Bristol, Edgbaston, Trent Bridge
Pakistan Tests: Edgbaston, Lord's, The Brit Oval and Trent Bridge
Pakistan ODIs: Durham, Headingley Carnegie, Lord's, Rose Bowl, The Brit Oval
Australia ODIs: Cardiff, Old Trafford, Lord's, Rose Bowl, The Brit Oval
Domestic T20 final: Rose Bowl
To allocate: Pakistan v Australia (2 Tests, 2 T20s)England v Pakistan (2 T20s)
Sri Lanka Tests: Cardiff, Lord's Rose Bowl
Sri Lanka ODIs: Edgbaston, Headingley Carnegie, Old Trafford, The Brit Oval, Trent Bridge
India Tests: Edgbaston, Lord's, The Brit Oval, Trent Bridge
India ODIs: Cardiff, Durham,Lord's, Rose Bowl, The Brit Oval
Domestic T20 final: Durham
To allocate: T20 v Sri Lanka; T20 v India
West Indies Tests: Edgbaston, Trent Bridge
West Indies ODIs: Cardiff, Headingley Carnegie, The Brit Oval
South Africa Tests: Headingley Carnegie, The Brit Oval
South Africa ODIs: Cardiff, Rose Bowl, Trent Bridge
South Africa T20: Old Trafford
Domestic T20 final: Lord's
To allocate: Test match and 1 T20 v West Indies; 1 Test match v South Africa; 5 ODIs v Australia
New Zealand Tests: Headingley Carnegie, Lord's
New Zealand ODIs: Rose Bowl, The Brit Oval
Australia Tests: Durham, The Brit Oval
Australia ODI: Cardiff, Edgbaston, Headingley Carnegie, Rose Bowl
Australia T20: Trent Bridge x 2
To allocate: 3 Test matches and 3 ODIs v Australia; domestic T20 finals day.
Sri Lanka Tests: Cardiff, Headingley Carnegie
Sri Lanka ODIs: The Brit Oval
Sri Lanka T20: Rose Bowl
India Tests: Old Trafford, Rose Bowl, The Brit Oval
India ODIs Cardiff, Edgbaston, Headingley, Trent Bridge
Domestic Twenty20 final: Edgbaston
To allocate:1 ODI v Sri Lanka; 1 Test, 3 ODIs and 1 T20 v India.
New Zealand Tests: Headingley Carnegie
New Zealand ODIs: Cardiff, Edgbaston, The Brit Oval
Pakistan Tests: Old Trafford, The Brit Oval
Pakistan ODIs Edgbaston, Headingley Carnegie, Rose Bowl, Trent Bridge
Domestic Twenty20 finals: Durham
To allocate: 2 Test matches, 2 ODIs and 1 T20 v NZ; 1 T20 v Pakistan
Sri Lanka Tests Durham,
Sri Lanka ODIs: Rose Bowl, The Brit Oval
Australia Tests:Lord's, The Oval
Australia T20: Cardiff , Trent Bridge
Domestic T20 finals: Edgbaston
To allocate:1 ODI v Sri Lanka; 3 Tests, 4 ODIs v Australia