County Ground, Exeter

Exeter, United Kingdom

County Ground, Exeter

The County Ground is a cricket ground in Exeter, Devon. The earliest recorded match on the ground was in 1889 between the Gentlemen of Devon and Somerset. In 1902, Devon played their first Minor Counties Championship match on the ground, which was against Wiltshire. From 1902 to 1987, the ground played host to 148 Minor Counties Championship matches and a single MCCA Knockout Trophy match between Devon and Oxfordshire in 1984. The ground hosted its first Minor Counties match in 23 years in May 2010, when Devon played Wales Minor Counties.

The ground has hosted two first-class matches, the first of which came in 1927, when the West played the touring New Zealanders. The second and final first-class match played on the ground came the following year, when a combined Minor Counties cricket team played the touring West Indians.

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