Home of Glamorgan County Cricket Club, Sophia Gardens in Cardiff first hosted an international match when Australia clashed with New Zealand in the group stages of the 1999 ODI World Cup. Since then, the ground has become a regular international venue for Tests and T20s.
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
ODI Matches: 1
India won: 0
Opponents won: 1
Entrances: Cathedral Road through Wilfred Wooller Gates
(members and the public as pedestrians, players' and officials' cars),
North Gate (members, public, press/media,
Gold and Premier Club members and cars) and
Taff Gate(members and public pedestrians only)
Members' enclosure: Non-defined areas, although Premier Members (Block J) and Vice President Members (Block C) have their own areas
Main bar in the pavilion is for members only.
Public enclosure: Rest of the ground.
Covered stands: National Cricket Centre and Premier Block J seats.
Open stands: Blocks A, B in Taff Stand;
C Vice Presidents; D, E, and F Pavilion;
G and H and Cathedral Road End;
and K on former rugby ground between National Cricket Centre and new groundsman's store and main scoreboard.
Seating Capacity: 15,643
Media Box Capacity:
Media Conf Hall Capacity:
Flood Lights: 4
HOW TO REACH
Nearest Railway: Cardiff Central 1 mile
Local Transport : There are cycle routes from central and surrounding areas of Cardiff to this part of the city
Landmark : Situated on the west bank of the River Taff in Cardiff, 1.6 kilometres north of Cardiff Arms Park