Stormont (cricket ground)
|Location||Belfast, Northern Ireland|
13 June 2006:|
Ireland v England
19 July 2016:|
Ireland v Afghanistan
2 August 2008:|
Kenya v Netherlands
15 July 2015:|
Hong Kong v Nepal
As of 20 July 2016|
Stormont is an international and first-class cricket ground in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the grounds of the Stormont Estate, the seat of government in Northern Ireland, and is the home of Civil Service North of Ireland Cricket Club.
It is one of three ODI grounds in Ireland (the others being the Clontarf and Malahide in Dublin). The ground was established in 1949 and saw its first ODI in June 2006: the inaugural ODI match for the Irish cricket team, against England. In 2007, a three-match ODI series between India and South Africa was played at this ground, and in 2008 it hosted the qualifying tournament for the ICC World Twenty20.
It was selected as a venue to host matches in the 2015 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament.
- "ICC announces schedule of ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 14 May 2015.