Basic Overview of the Riverside Ground:
Capacity: 17000 (for internationals)
Ends: Finchale End, Lumley End
Home Teams: Durham, England
2019 Cricket World Cup fixtures:
June 28: Sri Lanka v South Africa
July 1: Sri Lanka v West Indies
July 3: England v New Zealand
The Riverside Ground made its international debut at the World cup 1999. It hosted two matches in world cup 1999. But now Riverside Ground has a firm place on the international fixtures list. Lat time an international match was played on this ground in 2018.
If we talk about some statistics, Teams batting first have won only 5 games of the 17 games played here and team batting second has won 9 games with 3 games without no result/abandoned.
The average score on Riverside ground in has been in the 250-260 range and on average 7-8 wickets have fallen in every innings.
In 17 games played on Riverside ground in three of them, a score of 300 has been crossed and we can expect a couple more matches where 300 will be crossed by the teams comfortably (especially in the match between England and New Zealand).
A Few More Facts:
England has had a good record on this ground where they have lost only 4 games from the 13 games they have played here.
Sri Lanka in the two games they have played here have remained unbeaten.
West Indies, on the other hand, have lost both the games they have played here.
Who will win in the matches being played here? Comment down your views!