List of international cricket centuries at Kingsmead Cricket Ground
Kingsmead is a cricket ground in Durban, South Africa. It has a capacity of 25,000 and at present operates under the sponsor name of "Sahara Stadium Kingsmead". Kingsmead has hosted 40 Test matches, the first was in 1923 when South Africa played the touring England team. The ground has also hosted 39 One Day Internationals (ODIs), the first was in 1992 when South Africa played India.
The Englishman Phil Mead became the first Test century scorer at the ground when he made 181 against South Africa in 1923. Of the 72 Test centuries made at the ground the highest is Gary Kirsten's innings of 275 made against England in 1999. The highest score by an overseas player is 243 which was achieved by the Englishman Eddie Paynter. The only other players to have scored a double century at Kingsmead are Graeme Pollock and Bill Edrich. Three players have scored a century in both innings of a match at the ground. The Englishman Jack Russell became the first player to do it in 1912 followed by the Australian's Ricky Ponting and Phillip Hughes in 2006 and 2009 respectively. Jacques Kallis holds the record for the most Test centuries at the ground with five.
In 1993, against Pakistan, the West Indian Brian Lara scored the first of fifteen ODI centuries at the ground. Lara's innings of 128 from 125 deliveries remains the highest ODI score seen at Kingsmead. Jacques Kallis is the only player to have scored two ODI centuries at the ground, with scores of 109 not out against Pakistan in 1998 and 119 not out against India in 2006.
- * denotes that the batsman was not out.
- Inns. denotes the number of the innings in the match.
- Balls denotes the number of balls faced in an innings.
- NR denotes that the number of balls was not recorded.
- Parentheses next to the player's score denotes his century number at Kingsmead.
- The column title Date refers to the date the match started.
- The column title Result refers to whether the player's team won, lost or if the match was drawn, tied, or a no result.
The following table summarises the Test centuries scored at Kingsmead.
|1||181||Phil Mead||England||NR||1||South Africa||18 January 1923||Drawn|
|2||140||Jack Russell (1/2)||England||NR||1||South Africa||16 February 1923||Won|
|3||111||Jack Russell (2/2)||England||NR||3||South Africa||16 February 1923||Won|
|4||102||Herbie Taylor||South Africa||NR||4||England||16 February 1923||Lost|
|5||100||Ernest Tyldesley||England||NR||1||South Africa||4 February 1928||Lost|
|6||119||Bob Catterall||South Africa||NR||2||England||4 February 1928||Won|
|7||136*||Wally Hammond (1/3)||England||NR||2||South Africa||16 January 1931||Drawn|
|8||149||Stan McCabe||Australia||NR||2||South Africa||14 December 1935||Won|
|9||109||Arthur Chipperfield||Australia||NR||2||South Africa||14 December 1935||Won|
|10||118||Jack Fingleton||Australia||NR||2||South Africa||28 February 1936||Won|
|11||243||Eddie Paynter||England||NR||1||South Africa||20 January 1939||Won|
|12||120||Wally Hammond (2/3)||England||NR||1||South Africa||20 January 1939||Won|
|13||109||Bruce Mitchell||South Africa||NR||3||England||20 January 1939||Lost|
|14||125||Pieter van der Bijl||South Africa||NR||1||England||3 March 1939||Drawn|
|15||103||Dudley Nourse||South Africa||NR||1||England||3 March 1939||Drawn|
|16||103||Alan Melville||South Africa||NR||3||England||3 March 1939||Drawn|
|17||120||Paul Gibb||England||NR||4||South Africa||3 March 1939||Drawn|
|18||219||Bill Edrich||England||NR||4||South Africa||3 March 1939||Drawn|
|19||140||Wally Hammond (3/3)||England||NR||4||South Africa||3 March 1939||Drawn|
|20||143||Eric Rowan||South Africa||NR||1||Australia||20 January 1950||Lost|
|21||151*||Neil Harvey||Australia||NR||4||South Africa||20 January 1950||Won|
|22||101||Roy McLean (1/2)||South Africa||NR||1||New Zealand||11 December 1953||Won|
|23||107||Geoff Rabone||New Zealand||NR||2||South Africa||11 December 1953||Lost|
|24||100||Roy McLean (2/2)||South Africa||NR||2||England||25 January 1957||Drawn|
|25||110*||Doug Insole||England||NR||3||South Africa||25 January 1957||Drawn|
|26||105||Jackie McGlew (1/2)||South Africa||NR||2||Australia||24 January 1958||Drawn|
|27||134||John Waite||South Africa||NR||2||Australia||24 January 1958||Drawn|
|28||127*||Jackie McGlew (2/2)||South Africa||NR||1||New Zealand||8 December 1961||Won|
|29||148*||Ken Barrington||England||NR||1||South Africa||4 December 1964||Won|
|30||108*||Jim Parks||England||NR||1||South Africa||4 December 1964||Won|
|31||137||Denis Lindsay||South Africa||NR||1||Australia||20 January 1967||Won|
|32||140||Barry Richards||South Africa||164||1||Australia||5 February 1970||Won|
|33||274||Graeme Pollock||South Africa||401||1||Australia||5 February 1970||Won|
|34||118||Kepler Wessels||South Africa||266||1||India||13 November 1992||Drawn|
|35||103||Pravin Amre||India||299||2||South Africa||13 November 1992||Drawn|
|36||113*||Mark Waugh||Australia||222||3||South Africa||25 March 1994||Drawn|
|37||132||Azhar Mahmood||Pakistan||163||1||South Africa||26 February 1998||Won|
|38||118||Saeed Anwar||Pakistan||209||3||South Africa||26 February 1998||Won|
|39||146*||Nasser Hussain||England||463||1||South Africa||26 December 1999||Drawn|
|40||275||Gary Kirsten (1/3)||South Africa||642||3||England||26 December 1999||Drawn|
|41||108||Mark Boucher||South Africa||220||3||England||26 December 1999||Drawn|
|42||180||Gary Kirsten (2/3)||South Africa||461||1||Sri Lanka||26 December 2000||Drawn|
|43||104||Herschelle Gibbs (1/2)||South Africa||198||4||Australia||15 March 2002||Won|
|44||105||Jacques Kallis (1/5)||South Africa||236||1||Pakistan||26 December 2002||Won|
|45||142||Herschelle Gibbs (2/2)||South Africa||175||2||West Indies||26 December 2003||Won|
|46||177||Jacques Kallis (2/5)||South Africa||344||2||West Indies||26 December 2003||Won|
|47||137||Gary Kirsten (3/3)||South Africa||218||2||West Indies||26 December 2003||Won|
|48||114||Ramnaresh Sarwan||West Indies||225||3||South Africa||26 December 2003||Lost|
|49||109||Shivnarine Chanderpaul||West Indies||171||3||South Africa||26 December 2003||Lost|
|50||162||Jacques Kallis (3/5)||South Africa||264||2||England||26 December 2004||Drawn|
|51||132||Marcus Trescothick||England||261||3||South Africa||26 December 2004||Drawn|
|52||136||Andrew Strauss||England||285||3||South Africa||26 December 2004||Drawn|
|53||118*||Graham Thorpe||England||209||3||South Africa||26 December 2004||Drawn|
|54||103||Ricky Ponting (1/2)||Australia||225||1||South Africa||24 March 2006||Won|
|55||114||Jacques Kallis (4/5)||South Africa||223||2||Australia||24 March 2006||Lost|
|56||102||Matthew Hayden||Australia||217||3||South Africa||24 March 2006||Won|
|57||116||Ricky Ponting (2/2)||Australia||187||3||South Africa||24 March 2006||Won|
|58||121||Ashwell Prince (1/2)||South Africa||212||1||India||26 December 2006||Won|
|59||147||Graeme Smith||South Africa||165||2||West Indies||10 January 2008||Won|
|60||123*||Ashwell Prince (2/2)||South Africa||196||2||West Indies||10 January 2008||Won|
|61||103*||AB de Villiers||South Africa||109||2||West Indies||10 January 2008||Won|
|62||105||Marlon Samuels||West Indies||190||3||South Africa||10 January 2008||Lost|
|63||115||Phillip Hughes (1/2)||Australia||151||1||South Africa||6 March 2009||Won|
|64||108||Simon Katich||Australia||190||1||South Africa||6 March 2009||Won|
|65||160||Phillip Hughes (2/2)||Australia||323||3||South Africa||6 March 2009||Won|
|66||118||Alastair Cook||England||263||2||South Africa||26 December 2009||Won|
|67||140||Ian Bell||England||227||2||South Africa||26 December 2009||Won|
|68||102||Thilan Samaraweera||Sri Lanka||269||1||South Africa||26 December 2011||Won|
|69||108||Kumar Sangakkara||Sri Lanka||190||3||South Africa||26 December 2011||Won|
|70||115||Jacques Kallis (5/5)||South Africa||316||2||India||26 December 2013||Won|
|71||118*||Dean Elgar||South Africa||246||2||England||28 December 2015||Lost|
|72||143||Aiden Markram||South Africa||218||4||Australia||1 March 2018||Lost|
One Day International centuries
The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at Kingsmead.
|1||128||Brian Lara||West Indies||125||1||Pakistan||19 February 1993||Won|
|2||101*||Arjuna Ranatunga||Sri Lanka||108||1||Pakistan||2 December 1994||Lost|
|3||100||Aamer Sohail||Pakistan||119||2||Sri Lanka||2 December 1994||Won|
|4||114*||Ijaz Ahmed||Pakistan||90||2||South Africa||17 December 1994||Won|
|5||109*||Jacques Kallis (1/2)||South Africa||114||1||Pakistan||3 April 1998||Won|
|6||105||Adam Gilchrist||Australia||104||2||South Africa||3 April 2002||Won|
|7||124||Marvan Atapattu||Sri Lanka||129||1||South Africa||3 March 2003||Tied|
|8||111*||Sourav Ganguly||India||114||1||Kenya||20 March 2003||Won|
|9||118||Herschelle Gibbs||South Africa||133||1||England||11 February 2005||No result|
|10||117||Graeme Smith||South Africa||129||1||Zimbabwe||27 February 2005||Won|
|11||101||Boeta Dippenaar||South Africa||145||1||Australia||10 March 2006||Lost|
|12||119*||Jacques Kallis (2/2)||South Africa||160||1||India||22 November 2006||Won|
|13||101*||Mohammad Yousuf||Pakistan||111||1||South Africa||7 February 2007||Won|
|14||106||Quinton de Kock||South Africa||118||1||India||8 December 2013||Won|
|15||100||Hashim Amla||South Africa||117||1||India||8 December 2013||Won|
|16||117||David Warner||Australia||107||1||South Africa||5 October 2016||Lost|
|17||108||Steve Smith||Australia||107||1||South Africa||5 October 2016||Lost|
|18||118*||David Miller (1/2)||South Africa||79||2||Australia||5 October 2016||Won|
|19||105||Faf du Plessis (1/2)||South Africa||120||1||Sri Lanka||1 February 2017||Won|
|20||117*||David Miller (2/2)||South Africa||98||1||Sri Lanka||1 February 2017||Won|
|21||120||Faf du Plessis (2/2)||South Africa||112||1||India||1 February 2018||Lost|
|22||112||Virat Kohli||India||119||2||South Africa||1 February 2018||Won|
Twenty20 International century
The following table summarises the Twenty20 International century scored at Kingsmead.
|14||114*||Morne van Wyk||South Africa||70||1||West Indies||14 January 2015||Won|
Women's Test centuries
The following table summarises the women's Test centuries scored at Kingsmead.
|1||126||Helen Sharpe||England||NR||1||South Africa||31 December 1960||Won|
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