Pitch Report: 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup – Emirates Riverside, Chester-le-Street
Capacity: 17000 (for internationals)
Ends: Finchale End, Lumley End
Home Teams: Durham, England
2019 Cricket World Cup fixtures:
June 28, 1030 BST/1500 IST: South Africa bt Sri Lanka
July 1, 1030 BST/1500 IST: Sri Lanka bt West Indies
July 3, 1030 BST/1500 IST: England v New Zealand – England 2/5, New Zealand 7/4
The Riverside has only sporadically hosted ODIs since making its international debut at the 1999 World Cup, but it’s another ground where the hosts boast a strong record having won six of the last seven completed games in Durham.
England v New Zealand could be one of the standout games of the group stage, while Sri Lanka’s double-header against South Africa and West Indies should provide some decent entertainment as well.
England v New Zealand – Paddy’s Power Prices
- Kane Williamson top New Zealand run-scorer – was 9/4, NOW 11/4
- Jason Roy, Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow to score 200+ combined – was 9/4, NOW 3/1
- Joe Root top England run-scorer – was 11/4, NOW 10/3
- Ben Stokes to hit a six, take a wicket and take a catch – was 11/2, NOW 7/1
Riverside: ODI statistics
Won batting first: 6 (37%)
Won batting second: 10 (63%)
No result/abandoned: 3
Won toss: W7 L9 NR2
Won toss, batted: W0 L3 NR1
Won toss, fielded: W7 L6 NR1
Highest total: Sri Lanka 338/6 (50/50 overs) v West Indies, July 1 2019
Lowest total: England 99 (26.1/50 overs) v Sri Lanka, May 25 2014
300+ totals: 5
Runs per over: 5.14
Runs per wicket: 34.72
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Riverside: Last 10 ODIs
July 1 2019: Sri Lanka (338/6, 50/50 overs) beat West Indies (315/9, 50/50 overs) by 23 runs
June 28 2019: South Africa (206/1, 37.2/50 overs) beat Sri Lanka (203, 49.3/50 overs) by nine wickets
June 21 2018: England (314/4, 44.4/50 overs) bt Australia (310/8, 50/50 overs) by six wickets
June 20 2015: England (192/7, 25/26 overs, target: 192) beat New Zealand (283/9, 50/50 overs) by three wickets (DL method)
May 25 2014: Sri Lanka (256/8, 50/50 overs) beat England (99, 26.1/50 overs) by 157 runs
July 7 2012: England (201/2, 47.5/50 overs) beat Australia (200/9, 50/50 overs) by eight wickets
Sept 3 2011: England (27/2, 7.2/50 overs) v India (274/7, 50/50 overs) – no result
Sept 10 2010: England (274/6, 41/41 overs) beat Pakistan (250/9, 41/41 overs) by 24 runs
Sept 20 2009: England (177/6, 40/50 overs) beat Australia (176, 45.5/50 overs) by four wickets
June 15 2008: England (307/5, 50/50 overs) beat New Zealand (193, 42.5/50 overs) by 114 runs
Riverside: ODI record by country
England: P13 W7 L4 NR2
Sri Lanka: P4 W3 L1
West Indies: P3 L3
New Zealand: P3 W1 L2
South Africa: P1 W1
Riverside: Individual ODI stats
Five-wicket hauls: 2
126* (127), Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) v England, June 24 2006
118 (103), Nicholas Pooran (West Indies) v Sri Lanka, July 1 2019
112* (137), Murray Goodwin (Zimbabwe) v West Indies, July 16 2000
110* (112), Kevin Pietersen (England) v New Zealand, June 15 2008
105* (108), Sachin Tendulkar (India) v England, July 4 2002
105 (137), Sherwin Campbell (West Indies) v Zimbabwe, July 16 2000
104 (103), Avishka Fernando (Sri Lanka) v West Indies, July 1 2019
101 (92), Shaun Marsh (Australia) v England, June 21 2018
101 (83), Jason Roy (England) v Australia, June 21 2018
100 (106), Aaron Finch (Australia) v England, June 21 2018
10-1-28-5, Graeme Swann (England) v Australia, Sept 20 2009
10-1-42-5, James Franklin (New Zealand) v England, June 29 2004
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