7. Chester-le-Street has never played host to an Ashes contest. The ground has staged three further matches since it’s inaugural Test in 2003, England winning all four. England are 2.05 to win this Test.
2. James Anderson went an entire Test innings without taking a wicket at Old Trafford for the first time since Mumbai in November 2012. He had 42 wickets in 16 innings between then and last weekend, and is 3.50 to finish the series as top bowler.
1. Last weekend Kevin Pietersen scored his first England century since that same Mumbai Test last winter. Pietersen is averaging 34.3 runs an innings this Ashes series and is 9.00 to finish top batsman.