Penrhyn Avenue

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Colwyn Bay Cricket Club Ground
Penrhyn Avenue
Penrhyn Avenue Pavilion.jpg
Ground information
Location Rhos-on-Sea, Wales
Coordinates 53°18′41″N 3°44′45″W / 53.31139°N 3.74583°W / 53.31139; -3.74583Coordinates: 53°18′41″N 3°44′45″W / 53.31139°N 3.74583°W / 53.31139; -3.74583
Establishment 1924
Capacity 4,750
Owner Colwyn Bay Cricket Club
End names
Penrhyn Avenue End
The Embankment End
Team information
Colwyn Bay (1924–)
Denbighshire (1930–1935)
Glamorgan (1966–)
Wales Minor Counties (1988–)
As of 9 August 2009
Source: CricketArchive

Penrhyn Avenue is a cricket ground in Colwyn Bay, Wales. The ground was first used by the Glamorgan 1st XI in 1966, although County Championship matches have only been an annual fixture since 1990 (with the exception of 1991 and 1996). In 2015, the ground hosted a County Championship match against Lancashire, during which Lancashire batsmen Ashwell Prince and Alviro Petersen put on a ground record partnership of 501 for the third wicket. In 2016, the ground will once again play host to Glamorgan for one County Championship match, against Derbyshire.

The ground has hosted 32 first-class matches and 28 List A matches, as well as several matches in the Minor Counties Championship, both for Denbighshire and the Wales Minor Counties.

Records

First-class

List A

External links

  • Colwyn Bay Cricket Club
  • Cricinfo Website - Ground Page
  • Cricket Archive page
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