Cricket in Leeds

Yorkshire County Cricket Club - credit Ben Duffy, SWPix.com

Cricket in Leeds

Leeds is a city with a rich cricketing history, home to the highly-decorated Yorkshire County Cricket Club. Established over 150 years ago, the side has seen plenty of success at Headingley Stadium home, with many a great donning the side’s iconic white rose. Catch them in exhilarating T20 action as the Yorkshire Vikings, and keep your eyes peeled for Vinny, their friendly Viking mascot!

Over the years, Headingley has made a name for itself on the international stage, from The Ashes to the Cricket World Cup – check out the ground’s fixtures to see when England are next in action.

Located just outside the city centre, the ground is easy to visit, surrounded by excellent options for a pre-game meal or a celebratory pint (or two). Easily walkable from the city centre, there are regular bus services which will drop you just outside the stadium as well as a frequent trains out to Headingley.

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