THE COOPER ASSOCIATES COUNTY GROUND, TAUNTON

THE COOPER ASSOCIATES COUNTY GROUND (TAUNTON)

The County Ground, known for sponsorship reasons as Cooper Associates County Ground, and nicknamed Ciderabad, is a cricket ground in Taunton, Somerset. It is the home of Somerset County Cricket Club, who have played there since 1882. The ground, which is located between Priory Bridge Road and St James Street, has a capacity of 8,500. The ground was originally built as part of a sports centre by Taunton Athletic Club in 1881, and became the home of the previously nomadic Somerset County Cricket Club soon after. Having leased the ground for ten years, the club bought the ground in 1896, under the guidance of club secretary Henry Murray-Anderdon. The ground ends are the River End to the north and the Somerset Pavilion End to the south.

COUNTY CRICKET GROUND ( TAUNTON ) Pitch Report

The pitch at the The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton will allow for good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to bat on the surface. It will not allow a lot of assistance to the bowlers and wicket taking is not going to be easy. 

COUNTY CRICKET GROUND ( TAUNTON ) Pitch Report

ODI Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

Because it is a batting pitch, teams who win the toss in an ODI at TAUTON, normally  prefer to bowl first. In the 3 total matches played here, 1 teams won batting first, 2 teams won batting second.

Here are last 3 ODI matches average scores of both Innings at TAUNTON  ground:

ODI Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 268 runs

ODI Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 255 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

COUNTY CRICKET GROUND ( TAUNTON ) Pitch Report

T20I Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

Only 1 T20I matches played here and which was won by batting first team

Here are last 1 T20I matches average scores of both Innings at TAUNTON  ground:

T20I Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 174 runs

T20I Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 171 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

BLAST T20 Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

The surface is brown with greenish effect and flat, good for batsmen and spin bowlers. In this groun 20 blast matches played in which 12 matches won by batting first team and 8 matches won by batting second team. If any team won the toss in this ground than they decided to batting second.

Here are last 5 BLAST matches average scores of both Innings at TAUNTON ground:

BLAST Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 185 runs

BLAST Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 168 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

ODI Stats

  • Total matches
    3
  • Matches won batting first
    1
  • Matches won bowling first
    2
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    266.67
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    253.67
  • Highest total recorded
    322
  • Lowest total recorded
    172
  • Highest score chased
    321
  • Lowest score defended
    307

T20 Stats

  • Total matches
    21
  • Matches won batting first
    13
  • Matches won bowling first
    8
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    188.05
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    171.95
  • Highest total recorded
    227
  • Lowest total recorded
    114
  • Highest score chased
    226
  • Lowest score defended
    152