Basic Overview of The Oval, London:
Ends: Pavilion End, Vauxhall End
Home Teams: Surrey, England
2019 Cricket World Cup fixtures:
May 30: England v South Africa
June 2: South Africa v Bangladesh
June 5: Bangladesh v New Zealand (D/N)
June 9: India v Australia
June 15: Sri Lanka v Australia
This is the ground where the first ever test on English soil was played way back in 1880, which resulted in England’s win against Australia.
This is one of the most historic venues in the history of the game with a legend like the great Sir Donald Bradman played his final test innings!
The Oval also hosts five group stage matches during the world cup 2019, including one of the most intense matches of the tournament.
If we talk about the stats, In 68 matches played here, 26 matches have been won by the teams batting first and 39 matches won by the team batting second.
This is also the same ground where Pakistan beat India in the Champions Trophy Final in 2017. Pakistan won that game by a huge margin of 180 runs.
Nineteen 300+ totals have been scored on this ground. So if we do the math, on average we get to see, almost in every third game, we get to watch a 300+
total on the board.
England has won 28 matches and lost 17 matches at The Oval, London.
In the fifteen matches that India and Australia have played at The Oval, They have won 5 & 8 matches respectively.
Sri Lanka has won 5 matches out of 12 matches played and New Zealand and South Africa have won 3 matches out of 7 & 9 matches respectively!
How much will Virat Score against Australia? 110 or 155?