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List of international cricket centuries at Mangaung Oval

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Mangaung Oval is a sports ground in Bloemfontein, South Africa with a capacity of 20,000. The ground has hosted Test cricket since its first match in 1999 when South Africa played Zimbabwe.[1] Four Test matches have been played at the ground[2] along with 28 One Day Internationals (ODIs), the first of which was in 1992 when South Africa played India.[3] The ground staged its first [Twenty20 International]] when South Africa played against Zimbabwe in 2010.[4]

South African batsman Jacques Kallis became the first man to score a Test century at Mangaung Oval when he made 160 against New Zealand in 2000. It still stands as the highest Test individual score at the ground, and a double century is yet to be scored. Overall, 9 Test centuries have been scored at the ground.[5]

Sixteen ODI centuries have been scored at Mangaung Oval, the first by South African batsman Andrew Hudson who scored 108 from 147 deliveries against India in 1992. The highest score achieved at the ground is 145* not out made by Zimbabwean wicket keeper Brendan Taylor against South Africa in 2010.[6]

Key[edit]

  • * 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 Mangaung Oval.
  • The column title Date refers to the date the match started.
  • The column title Result refers to whether the player's team won

Test centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the Test centuries scored at Mangaung Oval.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 160 Jacques Kallis  South Africa 289 1  New Zealand 17 November 2000 Won
2 155 Sachin Tendulkar  India 184 1  South Africa 3 November 2001 Lost
3 105 Virender Sehwag  India 173 1  South Africa 3 November 2001 Lost
4 107 Herschelle Gibbs  South Africa 145 2  India 3 November 2001 Won
5 108 Lance Klusener  South Africa 124 2  India 3 November 2001 Won
6 157 Graeme Smith  South Africa 248 1  Bangladesh 19 November 2008 Won
7 112 Hashim Amla  South Africa 165 1  Bangladesh 19 November 2008 Won
8 113 Dean Elgar  South Africa 152 1  Bangladesh 6 October 2017 Won
9 143 Aiden Markram  South Africa 186 1  Bangladesh 6 October 2017 Won

One Day International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at Mangaung Oval.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 108 Andrew Hudson  South Africa 147 2  India 15 December 1992 Won
2 111* Brian Lara  West Indies 140 2  South Africa 23 February 1993 Lost
3 140 Sanath Jayasuriya (1/2)  Sri Lanka 143 1  New Zealand 8 December 1994 No result
4 129 Ricky Ponting  Australia 126 1  South Africa 30 March 2002 Won
5 120 Sanath Jayasuriya (2/2)  Sri Lanka 125 1  New Zealand 10 February 2003 Won
6 141 Scott Styris  New Zealand 125 2  Sri Lanka 10 February 2003 Lost
7 121 Feiko Kloppenburg  Netherlands 142 1  Namibia 3 March 2003 Won
8 134* Klaas-Jan van Noortwijk  Netherlands 129 1  Namibia 3 March 2003 Won
9 102* Nathan Astle  New Zealand 121 2  Zimbabwe 8 March 2003 Won
10 108* Kevin Pietersen  England 96 1  South Africa 2 February 2005 Tied
11 110 Hashim Amla  South Africa 96 1  Zimbabwe 15 October 2010 Won
12 124 Colin Ingram (1/2)  South Africa 126 1  Zimbabwe 15 October 2010 Won
13 145* Brendan Taylor  Zimbabwe 136 2  South Africa 15 October 2010 Lost
14 105* Colin Ingram (2/2)  South Africa 104 1  Pakistan 10 March 2013 Won
15 105 Jos Buttler  England 76 1  South Africa 3 February 2016 Won
16 138* Quinton de Kock  South Africa 96 2  England 3 February 2016 Lost

References[edit]

  1. "Mangaung Oval — Cricinfo profile". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  2. "Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein / Records / Test matches / Match results". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  3. "Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein / Records / One-Day Internationals / Match results". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  4. "Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein / Records / Twenty20 Internationals / Match results". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  5. "Statistics / Statsguru / Test matches / Batting records". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  6. "Statistics / Statsguru / One-Day Internationals / Batting records". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 27 December 2016.


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