Lord's Cricket Stadium Records

Lord's Cricket Ground will host ENG vs WI 1st Test (x.com)Lord's Cricket Ground will host ENG vs WI 1st Test (x.com)

England will host the West Indies in the first Test match of the three-match series at the iconic Lord's Cricket Ground. The Test match will be played from July 10-14 and this will be the last Test match for James Anderson.

England have already announced their playing XI for the first Test. Pacer Gus Atkinson and keeper-batter Jamie Smith will be getting their Test caps. With three wins in ten matches, England are placed at the bottom of the WTC 2023-25 points table. 

West Indies have also declared the playing XI for the first Test match. West Indies, under the leadership of Kraigg Brathwaite, will see batter Mikyle Louis playing his first match and is also the first cricketer from St Kitts to play red-ball cricket for West Indies. 

So ahead of this thrilling encounter, let's take a look at the ground stats of the Lord's Cricket Stadium. 

Lord's Cricket Stadium Test Records

The pitch at the Lord's Cricket Ground is likely a paradise for the fast bowlers as it offers seam movement to the pacers. The cloudy weather also help the pacers to get enough swing at the start of the game. 

Total Matches
Matches won batting first52
Matches won batting second42
Highest team innings729/6 dec (Australia Vs England)
Lowest team innings38 (Ireland Vs England)
Average score batting first311
Highest Run Chase Achieved 344/1 (West Indies Vs England)

Looking at the stats, a total of 145 matches have been played at this prestigious stadium with the average score batting first being 311. The team that has bat first at this venue have won 52 matches and on the other hand, 42 matches have been won by the team that has bat second. 

So, as we take a look at the overall record at the venue that indicates that the team batting first has had more winning opportunities at this ground.