St. George's Road Cricket Ground in Harrogate
hosted 91 first class and 5 list A one day games between 1894 and 2000 . It hosted a woman's Test match starting on 1 August 1998 between England women and Australia
women. It had a capacity at its peak of 8,000 spectators.The two bowling ends are known as the St Georges Road End and the Pavilion End.
Yorkshire twice posted scores of 500 on the ground, 548 for 4 declared against Northamptonshire
in 1921 and 513 for 7 declared against the Combined Services in 1954. In contrast Worcestershire
were bowled out for 42 by Yorkshire in 1923, while the home side were dismissed for just 50 by the touring West Indians in 1906. Yorkshire were dismissed for only 76 by Surrey
in a List-A match in 1970.
Two double centuries were scored at the ground, 277* by Percy Holmes against Northamptonshire in 1921, as part of that 548, and 217* by Viv Richards for Somerset in 1975.Ray Illingworth took a remarkable 7 for 6 in the second innings against Gloucestershire
in 1967. He had recorded figures of 7 for 58 in the first innings, giving him 14 for 65 in the match.
Yorkshire played their final county game there in 1996, when they beat Hampshire
by ten wickets.The County Championship match between Yorkshire and Kent
in 1904 was declared void after several holes in the pitch were repaired after the first day's play by outsiders. The teams continued to play for the rest of the second day to entertain the crowd.