Kennington Oval Cricket Ground Pitch Report (Batting or Bowling), Weather Report London, England
Kennington Oval Cricket Ground Pitch Report

Kennington Oval Cricket Ground Pitch Report (Batting or Bowling), Weather Report London, England: The Kennington Oval Cricket Ground, also known as The Oval, is one of the world’s oldest and most iconic cricket grounds. The ground is located in the Kennington area of London, England. The Oval has a seating capacity of about 25,000 spectators, making it one of England’s largest cricket grounds. It was established in 1845.

The Oval Cricket Ground hosted several international cricket matches, including the final of the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013 and the Women’s Cricket World Cup final in 1973 and 1993. Team India won the first title of the Champions Trophy in 2023 against England Cricket Team.

The Oval witnessed some memorable moments of England, including England’s first-ever Test victory in 1880 against Mighty Australia and their first Ashes victory on home soil in 1882.

Opened: 1845

Capacity: 23,500

Known as: The Oval Cricket Ground

Ends: Pavilion End, Vauxhall End

Location: London, England

Home ground: England, Surrey

Oval Cricket Ground Pitch Report:

Kennington Oval Cricket Ground Pitch Report (Batting or Bowling), Weather Report London, England
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The pitch at the Kennington Oval cricket ground is good for batsmen. When a team wins the toss, they usually choose to bat first to score good runs and then defend that Target. Fast bowlers will gets help from the surface but as the match goes on, the pitch starts to change and Spin bowlers can make the ball turn sharply, and batsmen find it harder to score runs.

Overall, The Pitch is more good for bowlers but at the same, it is also helpful for batsmen.

Kennington Oval Cricket Ground Batting or Bowling Pitch ?

If There is no county cricket being played at this venue then it may have a bit of grass, which will help the fast bowlers. But since there are usually county games are being played at oval cricket ground, so the pitch doesn’t have much grass over the surface, which means it will be good for both batsmen and bowlers. If the weather is cloudy, it can help fast bowlers and make it tougher for batsmen to play.

Oval Cricket ground Test records:

Matches Played:- 104

Matches won Batting first:- 37(35.58%)

Matches won Batting Second:- 29(27.88%)

Matches won Winning Toss:-36(34.62%)

Matches won Losing Toss:-30(28.85%)

Match Drawn:- 37(35.58%)

Highest Individual Score:-364 by L Hutton(england)

Best Bowling:-16/220 by M Muralitharan(Sri Lanka)

Highest Team Innings:-903/7 Dec. (England)

Lowest Team Innings:- 44 (Australia)

Average Score: 246

Oval Cricket ground ODI records:

Matches Played:- 75

Matches won Batting first:- 30(39.47%)

Matches won Batting Second:- 42(55.26%)

Matches won Winning Toss:- 39(51.32%)

Matches won Losing Toss:- 33(43.42%)

Match Drawn:- 0

Highest Individual Score:- 176* by E Lewis (West Indies)

Best Bowling:- 6/19 by Jasprit Bumrah (India)

Highest Team Innings:- 398/5 (New Zealand)

Lowest Team Innings:- 103 (England)

Average Score: 345

Oval Cricket ground T20I records:

Matches Played:- 16

Matches won Batting first:- 9(56.25%)

Matches won Batting Second:- 6(37.50%)

Matches won Winning Toss:- 3(18.75%)

Matches won Losing Toss:- 12(75.00%)

Match Drawn:- 0

Highest Individual Score:- 96* by T Dilshan (Sri Lanka)

Best Bowling:- 5/6 by Umar Gul (Pakistan)

Highest Team Innings:- 211/5(South Africa)

Lowest Team Innings:- 81 (Scotland)

Average Score: 151

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