Chester-le-Street resplendent in the sunshine, Chester-le-Street, May 6, 2014 © PA Photos

  • Aug 9, 2013

    Jonathan Trott walks off after making 49 © Getty Images

  • Aug 9, 2013

    Lumley Castle witnesses its first Ashes Test © Getty Images

  • Sep 3, 2011

    Persistent rain dogged the opening ODI after India had reached a good position © Associated Press

  • Sep 10, 2010

    Heavy overnight rain in Durham delayed the start of England's ODI series against Pakistan © Getty Images

  • May 15, 2009

    A miserable and wet scene at Chester-le-Street © Getty Images

  • May 15, 2009

    Hardy souls brave Durham's rain © Getty Images

  • Jun 18, 2007

    Lumley Castle in the background of the Riverside Ground © Getty Images

  • Jun 15, 2007

    A lone supporter under his umbrella defies the ugly weather in Durham © Getty Images

  • Jun 15, 2007

    A groundsman removes water from the pitch at Chester-le-Street © Getty Images

  • Jun 15, 2007

    A depressing scene at Chester-le-Street © Getty Images

  • Jun 24, 2006

    Mahela Jayawardene led Sri Lanka to a convincing win - and wrapped up the series © Getty Images

  • Jun 24, 2006

    Alex Loudon in action © Getty Images

  • Jun 24, 2006

    Mahela Jayawardene scorches one through cover on his way to a firecracking hundred © Getty Images

  • Jun 24, 2006

    Sajid Mahmood runs out Sanath Jaysuriya for 23, a rare wicket for England © Getty Images

  • Jun 24, 2006

    Jamie Dalrymple blasted 35 from 32 balls © Getty Images

  • Jun 24, 2006

    Geraint Jones adds some fireworks late on © Getty Images

  • Jun 24, 2006

    Steve Harmison's expression says it all on a frustrating day for England © Getty Images

  • Jun 24, 2006

    Ian Bell crashes through cover © Getty Images