“The 25% capacity is something we’ve been looking at... It may end up having to be lower than that,” Surrey County Cricket Club chief Richard Gould told The BBC.
The greatest last wicket stand: Revisiting Shute Banerjee and Chandu Sarwate's 1946 record-breaking display at the Oval
Starting their tour in Worcester and stopping by at Oxford, the last team from Undivided India to tour Britain came to the Oval in London for a match that was destined to adorn the history books for decades to come.
From bad boy of world cricket to ICC Spirit of Cricket award winner: Stormy petrel Virat Kohli's metamorphosis is complete
To be rewarded with the Spirit of Cricket Award for standing up for Steve Smith must be particularly satisfying for Virat Kohli, still an enigma of sorts despite much of his life playing out in full public glare for the better part of a decade now.
Former Australia all-rounder Tom Moody appointed head coach of Oval-based team in The Hundred's inaugural edition
Moody led Sri Lanka to the 2007 World Cup final and Sunrisers Hyderabad to the Indian Premier League title in 2016.
Ashes 2019, Australia vs England, Highlights, 5th Test Day 3 at The Oval, Full Cricket Score: Hosts lead by 382 runs
Catch the scores and latest updates from Day 3 of the fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia at The Oval.
Highlights, Ashes 2019, England vs Australia, 5th Test Day 2 at The Oval: Jofra Archer's six-wicket haul restricts visitors to 225
Catch the scores and latest updates from Day 2 of the fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia at The Oval.
Ashes 2019: Time for under fire English batsmen to make a statement in fifth Test as Bradmanesque Steve Smith eyes Don’s record
This English ride which started off in a blistering fashion with the World Cup win has veered off sharply along its summer journey. There is still a chance of a little course correction. It's up to the batsmen now to make sure that the ride doesn't get lost in oblivion at The Oval.
England release schedule for 2020 home season, opening Test to be held at The Oval against West Indies
The England and Wales Cricket Board releases the international fixtures for next season on Wednesday, with a packed programme featuring visits by the West Indies, Australia, Pakistan and Ireland.
Sri Lanka vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Man of the match Dwaine Pretorius aims for 'consistency', targeting T20 World Cup
South Africa all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius returned with figures of three wickets for just 25 runs to set up a comfortable seven-wicket victory for his side
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour Diary: India-Pakistan madness in Manchester, celebrating Shakib Al Hasan’s heroics with Bangladeshi delicacies and more
Geoff Lemon narrates his experience of covering the Australia-Sri Lanka game at The Oval before rushing to Manchester for the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash and more from his latest tour diary.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Aaron Finch says Australia are not underestimating Sri Lanka; team not near its best yet
Australia are sitting comfortably at the second spot in the points table but skipper Aaron Finch believes that his team is yet to play its best cricket
Cook – who has more Test centuries (33) and runs (12,472) than any other England player accrued during a record 161 Test matches – is the first cricketer to be knighted since legendary all-rounder Ian Botham in 2007.
India vs West Indies: Rishabh Pant's batting heroics commendable yet wicket-keeping flaws a big concern for team
Rishabh Pant is unwittingly zeroing in on the horrid record of a wicket-keeper conceding 100 byes in the least number of Tests. What this says of his skills behind the sticks is only too well known to warrant repetition.
The scoreline would say otherwise but India vs England was a series to remember. Those five Tests, 22 days, 62 sessions were intense, gripping, enthralling, emotional and intriguing.
India vs England: KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant's brave tons in vain as hosts register 118-run victory at Oval, win series 4-1
James Anderson became the most successful fast bowler in Test history when he sealed England's 118-run win over India at the Oval on Tuesday.
Highlights, India vs England, 5th Test at The Oval, Day 5, Full Cricket Score: England win by 118 runs, clinch series 4-1
Anderson continues. Bowling pretty well. Inside edge on the penultimate ball of the over fetches four. Jadeja takes a single to keep the strike. 15 overs left in the day.
Alastair Cook retires: 'A career we won’t see again in our lifetime,' Barmy Army pays tribute to England's highest run-scorer
As Cook walks into the sunset, Barmy Army pays its tribute to the nice guy who ended up being England's highest run-scorer and century-maker in Tests.
Alastair Cook retires: Talented musician, passionate cricketer, hopeless dancer; tracing England legend's early years
From being a cherubic eight-year-old with a voice as sweet as his timing, a diminutive schoolboy with impressive technique, a dutiful and highly respected leader, to a gritty Test colossus, Cook's life has always followed a rhythmic tune.
India vs England: 'Ally Ally Cook' to 'Yes Chef', Twitter reacts as Alastair Cook hits 147 in farewell innings
With 218 runs in his 161st match, Alastair Cook guaranteed he will retire with a Test average of 45. Here are some of the best Twitter reactions.
India vs England: Alastair Cook, Joe Root slam centuries before bowlers grab early wickets to leave visitors staring at defeat on Day 4
India stared at an embarrassing defeat after Alastair Cook's fairytale farewell knock and Joe Root's classy hundred enabled England to pile more misery on the visitors during the penultimate day of the fifth Test.