A new cricket sculpture with an Ashes theme has been unveiled outside the new Tesco store on Stretford Boulevard opposite Emirates Old Trafford.
This cricket-themed sculpture also has designed seating to go with it. Set into the seating are 8 discs which have 8 memorable Ashes moments at Old Trafford engraved.
Titled 'Spin and Bounce' the sculpture by Clare Bigger, and commissioned by Tesco, alludes to some great Ashes moments, notably by spin bowlers Jim Laker and Shane Warne. The work also reflects the general reputation of the Old Trafford wicket in recent times.
If you are visiting the ground and want to view the sculpture and bench, it is easy to find outside the entrance to the Tesco store. There is a walkway opposite the main entrance to Emirates Old Trafford, and it takes just one minute to walk to the store entrance.
The eight moments commemorated are:-