Pitch Report: 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup – Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Sophia Gardens: Overview
Ends: River Taff End, Cathedral Road End
Home Teams: Glamorgan, England
2019 Cricket World Cup fixtures:
June 1, 1030 BST/1500 IST: New Zealand beat Sri Lanka
June 4, 1030 BST/1500 IST: Sri Lanka bt Afghanistan
June 8, 1030 BST/1500 IST: England bt Bangladesh
June 15, 1330 BST/1800 IST: South Africa v Afghanistan (d/n) – South Africa 1/9, Afghanistan 11/2
Sophia Gardens: ODI statistics
Won batting first: 8 (33%)
Won batting second: 15 (63%)
Tied: 1 (4%)
No result/abandoned: 3
Won toss: W9 L14 T1 NR3
Won toss, batted: W0 L6
Won toss, fielded: W9 L8 T1 NR3
Highest total: England 386/6 (50/50 overs) v Bangladesh, June 8 2019
Lowest total: Sri Lanka 136 (29.2/50 overs) v New Zealand, June 1 2019
300+ totals: 11
Runs per over: 5.40
Runs per wicket: 31.83
Sophia Gardens: Last 10 ODIs
June 8 2019: England (386/6, 50/50 overs) bt Bangladesh (280, 48.5/50 overs) by 106 runs
June 4 2019: Sri Lanka (201, 36.5/41 overs) bt Afghanistan (152, 32.4/41 overs) by 34 runs (DLS method)
June 1 2019: New Zealand (137/0, 16.1/50 overs) bt Sri Lanka (136, 29.2/50 overs) by 10 wickets
June 16 2018: England (342/8, 50/50 overs) bt Australia (304, 47.1/50 overs) by 38 runs
June 14 2017: Pakistan (215/2, 37.1/50 overs) bt England (211, 49.5/50 overs) by eight wickets
June 12 2017: Pakistan (237/7, 44.5/50 overs) bt Sri Lanka (236, 49.2/50 overs) by three wickets
June 9 2017: Bangladesh (268/5, 47.2/50 overs) bt New Zealand (265/8, 50/50 overs) by five wickets
June 6 2017: England (310, 49.3/50 overs) bt New Zealand (223, 44.3/50 overs) by 87 runs
Sept 4 2016: Pakistan (304/6, 48.2/50 overs) bt England (302/9, 50/50 overs) by four wickets
July 2 2016: England (324/7, 50/50 overs) bt Sri Lanka (202, 42.4/50 overs) by 122 runs
Sophia Gardens: ODI record by country
England: P14 W8 L3 NR3
Sri Lanka: P6 W1 L5
West Indies: P2 L1 T1
New Zealand: P7 W4 L3
South Africa: P5 W1 L1 T1 NR2
Afghanistan: P1 L1
Bangladesh: P3 W2 L1
Sophia Gardens: Individual ODI stats
Five-wicket hauls: 0
Highest score: 153 (121), Jason Roy (England) v Bangladesh, June 8 2019
Best bowling: 7-0-28-4, Ravindra Jadeja (India) v England, Aug 27 2014
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