The Riverside Ground

first_imgThe Riverside Ground was established in 1995, and hosted first one day international during the 1999 World Cup between Pakistan and Scotland. The Riverside Ground also hosted three World Cup fixtures at the 1999 edition.At the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, The Riverside Ground will host three fixtures, including England’s match against New Zealand and will also be the home for two Sri Lanka games.Used mostly as a county ground, the emergence of The Riverside Ground as an international venue for cricket happened only in the last decade. That also includes the September 2017 accident when a part of a stand collapsed during England’s Twenty20 defeat by West Indies, injuring three spectators.Opened: 1995Capacity: 5000 (17000 for internationals)Ends: Finchale End, Lumley EndLocation: Chester-le-Street, EnglandICC Cricket World Cup 2019 matches scheduled at this venue15:00 IST: SL vs RSA, Match 3515:00 IST: SL vs WI, Match 3915:00 IST: Eng vs NZ, Match 41STATS – ODITotal matches 16Matches won batting first: 5Matches won bowling first: 9Average 1st Inns scores: 243Average 2nd Inns scores: 180Highest total recorded: 314/4 (44.4 Ov) by Eng vs AUSLowest total recorded: 99/10 (26.1 Ov) by Eng vs SLHighest score chased: 314/4 (44.4 Ov) by Eng vs AUSLowest score defended: 274/6 (41 Ov) by Eng vs PAKlast_img

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