ground by ground comparison

England’s win/loss ratios for Test matches at different grounds in the past 30 years.

The stat is W/L ratio. You can get full details at cricinfo’s remarkable StatsGuru.

Edgbaston (all) – 1.57
Edgbaston (vs. Aus) – 1.00

Headingley (all) – 0.83
Headingley (Aus) – 1.33

Lord’s (all) – 1.07
Lord’s (Aus) – 0.00

Old Trafford (all) – 0.71
Old Trafford (Aus) – 0.67

The Oval (all) – 1.25
The Oval (Aus) – 3.00

Trent Bridge (all) – 1.00
Trent Bridge (Aus) – 0.25

Hmmm. Having come up with those stats, I don’t really know what to make of them.