Former England batters and current Sky Sports hosts Mark Butcher and Michael Atherton know more about The Kia Oval and its great history than most.
Having played here many times over the years, Butcher for both Surrey & England and Atherton as England captain – the pair are a crucial part of our country’s cricketing story for a generation of fans.
In this piece filmed during the 2021 season, they talk a look around all the memorabilia and commemorative decoration on the outer wall of The Kia Oval that celebrates the Club and our ground’s history.
It takes us all the way from the first recorded cricket taking place in our county to the formation of our Club 177 years ago, the many glory years of trophies won, the 103 men’s Test matches and all of the unforgettable players who have featured.
You can take your own walk through our history and visit the wall yourself on your next visit to The Kia Oval. The best to guarantee your summer of cricket at The Kia Oval is with a Club Membership, priced at £20 for U16s and from £71 for adults.