Old Trafford, also known as Emirates Old Trafford, home to the Lancashire Cricket Club, is located south of the Manchester city centre. Old Trafford, home of Lancashire County Cricket Club, will be the busiest venue at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, as it will play host to six games, including a semi-final. Old Trafford will be one of the most happening venues of the upcoming World Cup 2019 as it will be hosting six fixtures including the first semi-final. The much-anticipated India vs Pakistan clash will also be held here on June 16.
The second oldest Test venue in England, it has a capacity of 26,000 for international matches and 19,000 for domestic games. It will be hosting six matches in the tournament (the highest for a single ground) in the ICC World Cup 2019. The pitch at Old Trafford has historically been the quickest in England, but will take spin later in the game. England have played two Cricket World Cup semi-finals at Old Trafford, beating New Zealand by nine runs in 1979, but losing to India by six wickets in 1983.