Surrey County Cricket Club was formed in 1845 and is one of the most historic sports clubs in the United Kingdom.
Now 175 years old, Surrey continues to lead from the front both on and off the cricket field. Based in Kennington, The Kia Oval has been the home of Surrey Cricket Club since 1845, a stadium iconic the world over for its history and unique gas-holders that have overlooked every game played at the ground since 1853.
Our First County Championship
We first won the County Championship in 1890 and have since lifted the most prestigious trophy in English domestic cricket twenty-one times, most recently in 2022. The club’s most successful period was from 1952 to 1958, when we won the title an unprecedented seven consecutive times.
Silverware Through The Years
Since the introduction of One Day and Twenty20 cricket, Surrey have also seen great success in the limited overs game. We won the Benson and Hedges Cup in 1974 and since then have won a further eight limited overs titles, most recently with the Clydesdale Bank 40 in 2011. Surrey were also the first ever holders of the Twenty20 Cup, after winning the title in 2003.
The Ashes Are Born
The vast majority of Surrey home matches are played at the historic Kia Oval cricket ground in Kennington, south London – which has also staged International cricket since 1880 and was the ground where the Ashes were born in 1882. Since then, every great cricketer in the world has played in the shadow of the famous gas-holders which overlook the ground.
An Exciting Future Ahead
In 2022, the Club amassed a modern-day record 17,000 Members. The cricket club continues to grow its non-matchday business and is one of the leading venues for Conference & Events in London. With both a Men’s and Women’s Ashes Test to look forward to, plus the defence of the 2022 County Championship and a raft of exciting off-the-field developments in the pipeline, 2023 is a very exciting time to be a part of Surrey.