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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Silverwood would not be drawn into criticising the pitch.
England players clash online over Alex Hartley’s social media comments
Hartley advertised England Women’s one-day international with New Zealand by referencing the men’s third Test defeat inside two days to India.
Nat Sciver excels as England wrap up series win in New Zealand
Sciver claimed three for 26 and hit 63.
Joe Root invites ICC to make own judgement on Ahmedabad pitch
England were beaten by 10 wickets to go 2-1 down in the series.
It was nice to bat on – Rohit Sharma defends pitch after India seal two-day win
The hosts thrashed England by 10 wickets in Ahmedabad.
Charlotte Edwards elected as first female president of the PCA
The former England captain takes over from Graham Gooch at the Professional Cricketers’ Association.
Joe Root refuses to blame pitch for England’s quickfire defeat in Ahmedabad
It was the shortest match since 1935 in terms of balls bowled.
7 Tests with the most premature endings since 2000
A turning wicket caused chaos for batsmen on both sides as England’s first-innings collapse for 112 set the tone.
Pundits criticise pitch and England selection policy after heavy defeat to India
There were 17 wickets inside two sessions on the second day of the Test as Joe Root’s side suffered defeat.
India v England, Day 2: The hosts put Joe Root’s side in a spin
England slipped 2-1 down in the series.