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
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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Ahmed has furthered his blossoming reputation against the West Indies by recording identical figures of 10-1-40-2 in two ODIs in Antigua.
Little bit of relief – Sam Curran and England bounce back in Antigua
Curran laid the groundwork for England’s six-wicket win.
Sam Curran and Jos Buttler return to form as England level series in Antigua
Chasing 203, Will Jacks put England into the ascendancy with a sparkling 73 off 72 balls.
Sam Curran finds form as England bowl out West Indies for 202
Curran took three big scalps days after enduring a tough time in the first ODI.
Andrew Flintoff set to return to England’s backroom staff for Windies T20 series
Flintoff first linked up with the national side in an unpaid role for ODI series against New Zealand and Ireland before the World Cup.
Danni Wyatt stars on 150th T20I appearance as England begin India tour with win
Sophie Ecclestone returned figures of three for 15 on her comeback appearance after four months out with a shoulder injury.
Harry Brook blocks himself from ‘negativity’ by withdrawing from social media
Brook has left the running of his X and Instagram accounts to someone else.
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Rehan Ahmed rejects Sir Alastair Cook’s criticism of Jos Buttler’s captaincy
Several of Buttler’s decisions were scrutinised during a calamitous World Cup defence.
Maia Bouchier and Danielle Gibson handed their first central contracts by ECB
England Women have once again issued 18 full-time deals.