The Utilita Bowl, West End
2001
6,500 (20,000 with temporary seating)
Yes
Pavilion End, Hotel End
Hampshire, Hampshire 2nd XI
22:10, Mon Feb 26, 2024 (UTC +0000)
The Rose Bowl
 

Records and statistics

England v Sri Lanka - Jun 16-20, 2011 Scorecard
India v New Zealand - Jun 18-23, 2021 Scorecard
Test records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
South Africa v Zimbabwe - Jul 10, 2003 Scorecard
England v New Zealand - Sep 10, 2023 Scorecard
ODI records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
England v Australia - Jun 13, 2005 Scorecard
England v South Africa - Jul 31, 2022 Scorecard
T20I records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
Records index

Profile

The Rose Bowl, Hampshire's fourth home and its most state-of-the-art, was designed by award-winning architects Michael Hopkins & Partners and hosted its inaugural first-team match in 2001. The ground, shaped like a circular amphitheatre, and its highlight - the three-storey pavilion with canopied roof - is a splendid feat of architecture, but its location - just off the M27 on the outskirts of Southampton - proved problematic for spectators in the early days. One of the venues for the Champions Trophy in 2004, The Rose Bowl received widespread criticism when access to the ground for England's key fixture against Sri Lanka proved extremely difficult, as 16,000 spectators descended. Nevertheless, Hampshire's ambitions continue unchecked: the ground hosted England's first Twenty20 international against Australia in 2005; floodlights were installed in 2006, and after hosting some memorable day/night fixtures against Australia and Pakistan in 2010, the ground became England's tenth Test venue the following year, when Sri Lanka visited in mid-June.

The ground's development - costing a whopping £24million - ran into financial difficulties in 2000, before a Hampshire businessman and cricket enthusiast Rob Bransgrove stepped in to secure its future. In 2006 the venue lost out to Cardiff in the race for Test status, but Bransgrove reacted by investing another £35 million, largely aimed at improving the pitch and the dreadful traffic problems which had blighted major matches. The planned development of a state-of-the-art hotel at the northern end of the ground will further boost The Rose Bowl's ambitions as it seeks to cement its place in the international calendar, and safeguard Hampshire's future.

Notes

Travel
Train - Hedge End station and Southampton Airport/Parkway are 10 minutes' taxi ride from the ground.
Car - The Rose Bowl is in West End, a short distance from Junction 7 of the M27.
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Fixtures

2024
Fri Apr 12 - Mon Apr 15
County Championship Division One
Hampshire v Lancashire
Fri Apr 19 - Mon Apr 22
County Championship Division One
Hampshire v Warwickshire
Fri May 10 - Mon May 13
County Championship Division One
Hampshire v Durham
Sat May 18 (20 ovs)
Charlotte Edwards Cup
Southern Vipers v The Blaze
Fri May 24 - Mon May 27
County Championship Division One
Hampshire v Surrey
Thu May 30 (20 ovs)
Charlotte Edwards Cup
Southern Vipers v Western Storm
Thu May 30 (20 ovs)          
19:00 local | 18:00 GMT
14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT
Vitality Blast
South Group - Hampshire v Surrey
Sun Jun 2 (20 ovs)
14:30 local | 13:30 GMT
09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT
Vitality Blast
South Group - Hampshire v Kent
Fri Jun 14 (20 ovs)
Charlotte Edwards Cup
Southern Vipers v Northern Diamonds
Fri Jun 14 (20 ovs)          
19:00 local | 18:00 GMT
14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT
Vitality Blast
South Group - Hampshire v Middlesex
Fri Jun 21 (20 ovs)          
19:00 local | 18:00 GMT
14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT
Vitality Blast
South Group - Hampshire v Sussex
Sun Jun 30 - Wed Jul 3
County Championship Division One
Hampshire v Kent
Sat Jul 6 (20 ovs)
14:30 local | 13:30 GMT
09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT
1st T20I - England Women v New Zealand Women
Fri Jul 12 (20 ovs)          
19:00 local | 18:00 GMT
14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT
Vitality Blast
South Group - Hampshire v Gloucestershire
Sun Jul 14 (20 ovs)
14:30 local | 13:30 GMT
09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT
Vitality Blast
South Group - Hampshire v Somerset
Fri Jul 19 (20 ovs)          
19:00 local | 18:00 GMT
14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT
Vitality Blast
South Group - Hampshire v Essex
Wed Jul 24 (20 ovs)
16:00 local | 15:00 GMT
11:00 EDT | 10:00 CDT | 08:00 PDT
The Hundred Women's Competition
Southern Brave (Women) v London Spirit (Women)
Wed Jul 24 (20 ovs)          
19:30 local | 18:30 GMT
14:30 EDT | 13:30 CDT | 11:30 PDT
The Hundred Men's Competition
Southern Brave (Men) v London Spirit (Men)
Fri Jul 26 (50 ovs)
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
One-Day Cup
Group A - Hampshire v Northamptonshire
Sun Jul 28 (50 ovs)
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
One-Day Cup
Group A - Hampshire v Somerset
Thu Aug 1 (20 ovs)
16:00 local | 15:00 GMT
11:00 EDT | 10:00 CDT | 08:00 PDT
The Hundred Women's Competition
Southern Brave (Women) v Manchester Originals (Women)
Thu Aug 1 (20 ovs)          
19:30 local | 18:30 GMT
14:30 EDT | 13:30 CDT | 11:30 PDT
The Hundred Men's Competition
Southern Brave (Men) v Manchester Originals (Men)
Sun Aug 4 (50 ovs)
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
One-Day Cup
Group A - Hampshire v Lancashire
Wed Aug 7 (50 ovs)
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
One-Day Cup
Group A - Hampshire v Derbyshire
Sat Aug 10 (20 ovs)
12:00 local | 11:00 GMT
07:00 EDT | 06:00 CDT | 04:00 PDT
The Hundred Women's Competition
Southern Brave (Women) v Trent Rockets (Women)
Sat Aug 10 (20 ovs)
15:30 local | 14:30 GMT
10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT
The Hundred Men's Competition
Southern Brave (Men) v Trent Rockets (Men)
Wed Aug 14 (20 ovs)
12:30 local | 11:30 GMT
07:30 EDT | 06:30 CDT | 04:30 PDT
The Hundred Women's Competition
Southern Brave (Women) v Welsh Fire (Women)
Wed Aug 14 (20 ovs)
16:00 local | 15:00 GMT
11:00 EDT | 10:00 CDT | 08:00 PDT
The Hundred Men's Competition
Southern Brave (Men) v Welsh Fire (Men)
Thu Aug 22 - Sun Aug 25
County Championship Division One
Hampshire v Essex
Wed Sep 11 (20 ovs)
1st T20I - England v Australia
Tue Sep 17 - Fri Sep 20
County Championship Division One
Hampshire v Worcestershire
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