NZ2850 : The Riverside Cricket Ground in Chester-le-Street, 2003

taken 19 years ago, near to Chester-le-Street, County Durham, Great Britain

The Riverside Cricket Ground in Chester-le-Street, 2003
The Riverside Cricket Ground in Chester-le-Street, 2003
Photo at the start of the first day of the 2nd test match between England and Zimbabwe in 2003. The castle in the background is Lumley Castle. This was the first test match to ever be held at the Riverside Ground, the home of Durham County Cricket Club. England won by an innings and 69 runs. The match was also notable as protesters demonstrated outside the ground against the regime of the Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 June, 2003   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 May, 2016
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure 
Place (from Tags)
County Durham  England  Chester-Le-Street 
Primary Subject of Photo
Cricket Ground 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2829 5060 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:50.9646N 1:33.6563W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2820 5056
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Cricket Pitch  Durham County Cricket Club 

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