Basic Overview of Edgbaston, Birmingham:
End names: Birmingham End (previously City End), Pavilion End
Home teams: England, Warwickshire
2019 World cup fixtures:
Jun 19: New Zealand vs South Africa
Jun 26: New Zealand vs Pakistan
Jun 30: England vs India
Jun 2: Bangladesh vs India
Jun 11: 2nd Semi-final
It is currently one of the best venues in England. This is the same historic venue where one of the greatest ever ODI was played between Australia and South Africa when they tied their World cup semi-finals.
Again in 2005, one of England’s greatest test wins came when they defeated Australia by two runs to level the Ashes series.
If we talk about the stats, a total of 58 matches have been played in Edgbaston, Birmingham. The teams batting first in Edgbaston, Birmingham have won 24 matches and teams batting second have won 27 matches in 58 matches and 1 match showed no result.
India has won seven matches out of ten matches and has a great record in the last ten years, where they have been undefeated!!
England has won 22 games out of 38 games played here and have lost 13 games as well. New Zealand has won only 3 matches out of 10 matches they have played and Pakistan has won only 5 out of 13 matches.
This is one of those rare England grounds where in recent times we haven’t seen huge totals being scored regularly. In the last 10 matches played here, only once 300 has been crossed.
The highest score on this ground is 408/9 scored by New Zealand against England.
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