ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 venues list is announced and Emirates Riverside Ground is one of them. According to World Cup 2019 Schedule, it will be hosting a total of three group matches which will be played in Round Robin Fashion. We have summed up some Facts and figures of this Venue, let’s dive into them…
Riverside Ground History is not so long. Established in 1995, it is a relatively newer venue. It has hosted four matches during ICC Cricket World Cup 1999 including Pakistan vs Scotland match in which Pakistan secured the victory by scoring the highest total of this ground by making 261/6. The day belonged to their bowling attack as Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar and Adul Razzak destroyed scotish batting lineup by scoring three wickets each.
This cricket world cup 2019 venue is comparatively small with the capacity of around 14,000 spectators. Riverside Ground capacity is extendable up to 15,000 and sometime even 17,000 by adding temporary seats.
Riverside Ground Pitch usually favors the team bowling first. The available stats shows 9 matches out of total 16 one day internationals won by team bowling first.
For those spectators who are using their own transport and searching for Riverside Ground parking options, there are two car parking areas available at The Riverside Ground, Durham – Red and Yellow. For using this parking facility you must book it in advance as early as possible as the buying option on match day will not be available.
To witness live matches at this cricket world cup 2019 venue, The Riverside Durham, you can use different options including public transport, park and ride service and pre-bookable parking option. The ground is not very far from the historic city of Durham, it is just four mile away. If you are staying close by the venue, walking and cycling are preferred choices.
The address of this ICC cricket world cup 2019 place:
The Riverside Durham
Riverside Ground Map
You can find ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Tickets Information Here.