Emirates Old Trafford Manchester Test Record: Check ENG vs AUS records at Old Trafford ahead of 4th Ashes 2023 Test

Updated on: Jul 19, 2023 11:32 am IST

Emirates Old Trafford Records ENG vs AUS 4th Test Ashes 2023

It is now time for the exciting fourth Test match of Ashes 2023 between England and Australia scheduled to be played at the Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester. England went on to register a sensational 3-wicket victory over Australia in the third Test to make a superb comeback after having lost the opening two Test matches in a disappointing manner. Australia still have the momentum in their favour with a lead of 2-1 in the five-match Test series.

Throughout the storied history of The Ashes, both Australia and England have faced off in 343 exhilarating encounters. The Aussies have undoubtedly displayed their dominance, clinching victory in 142 of these matches, while England’s valiant efforts have rewarded them with 109 wins, and 92 matches have ended in hard-fought draws.

Old Trafford Manchester Test Record

Out of the 31 Tests played by Australia at Old Trafford, they have emerged victorious in nine and suffered defeat in seven. Notably, England’s last Ashes triumph at this venue dates back to 1981 when Ian Botham’s remarkable performance sealed their victory. However, in the subsequent years, England’s fortunes dwindled as they managed three draws and suffered four losses, with their most recent defeat occurring in 2019.

The teams batting first have triumphed in 32 games, while successful chases have led to victory for the chasing teams in 16 matches. Additionally, 35 games have concluded in a thrilling draw. As the tension mounts before each match, winning the toss often prompts the teams to opt for batting first, aiming to set the tone and build an advantage from the outset.

Throughout these gripping encounters, the average first innings score at this iconic venue stands at an impressive 333 runs, showcasing the fierce competition and dedication of the players on both sides. The Ashes, steeped in history and tradition, continue to be a spectacle that captivates cricket fans worldwide.

Is Emirates Old Trafford Manchester pitch fast or spin bowling friendly?

Fast bowlers have found great success on this renowned battleground, claiming a total of 1463 wickets in 83 games, boasting an impressive average of 29.65. Meanwhile, the spinners have also left their mark with 757 wickets at a slightly higher average of 31.28.

Most Runs at Emirates Old Trafford Manchester Test

Player Runs
Denis Compton 818
Joe Root (ENG) 790
Michael Atherton 729
Alec Stewart 704
Len Hutton 701
Ben Stokes (ENG) 528
Steven Smith (AUS) 401
Jos Buttler (ENG) 365
Jonny Bairstow (ENG) 280
Rory Burns (ENG) 257

Most Wickets at Emirates Old Trafford Manchester Test

Player Wickets
Alec Bedser 51
Stuart Broad 44
James Anderson 37
Jim Laker 27
Monty Panesar 25
Chris Woakes 23
Moeen Ali 16
Ben Stokes 11
Pat Cummins 7
Mitchell Starc 7
Josh Hazlewood 6

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