Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street

  • CountryEngland
  • CityChester-le-Street
  • Capacity17000
  • Flooditno
  • Established1995
  • EndsFinchale End and Lumley End

Home to Durham County Cricket Club, the first noteworthy match was played between Durham and the visiting New Zealanders in 1992.

Following infrastructural development, Durham hosted their first World Cup match in 1999 where Pakistan played Scotland where Pakistani bowlers Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar and Abdul Razzaq took three wickets each. The following year, England also played a match here. It is also the second newest ground in England to host Test cricket in 2003 before Southampton hosted its first Test in 2011.

Durham will host three matches from the upcoming cricket World Cup. Hosts England will one of their crucial round-robin match against 2015 World Cup runners-up New Zealand.

The match venue, Chester-le-Street, which is approximately six miles from Durham. Train services are better in Durham as compared to Chester-le-Street. On match days, shuttle bus services will operate from Durham Station to The Riverside.

Upcoming Matches on Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street

VENUE TRACKER

Matches
6
Home Team Wins
6
Away Team Wins
0
Wins batting 1st
4
Wins batting 2nd
2
No Results
0
Neutral Team Wins
0
Matches Tied
0
Most Prolific Batsman
Sir Alastair Cook
315
Runs
Most Prolific Bowler
James Anderson
25
Wickets
Highest Innings Score
569/6
by England on May 14, 2009 - England beat West Indies by an innings and 83 runs
Lowest Innings Score
94/10
by Zimbabwe on June 5, 2003 - England beat Zimbabwe by an innings and 69 runs
Highest Score by an Individual
162*
by Ian Bell v Bangladesh on June 3, 2005 - England beat Bangladesh by an innings and 27 runs
Best Bowling Figures by an Individual
7/117
by Ryan Harris v England on August 9, 2013 - England beat Australia by 74 runs
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