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List of international cricket centuries at Newlands Cricket Ground

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Newlands during a Test match

Newlands Cricket Ground is a South African cricket ground located in Cape Town, it has a capacity of 25,000. The ground hosted its first Test match in 1889 and its first One Day International (ODI) in 1992.[1] 52 Test matches have been played at the ground as well as 36 ODIs.[2][3]

The first Test match century scored at the ground was in 1889 by the Englishman Bobby Abel who made 120 against South Africa. 97 Test centuries have occurred at the ground, the highest of these was scored in 2006 by the New Zealander Stephen Fleming. Fleming's score of 262 from 423 deliveries is one of six double centuries the ground has seen, the others being 228, 209, 224, 258 and 201 scored by Herschelle Gibbs, Graeme Pollock, Jacques Kallis, Ben Stokes and Hashim Amla respectively. Jacques Kallis has scored the most Test centuries at the ground with nine.[4]

The New Zealand batsman Roger Twose was the first player to score an ODI century at the ground, making 103 against South Africa. Brian Lara and Sourav Ganguly are the only other non-South African batsman to have scored an ODI century at Newlands.Faf du Plessis holds the record for the highest score with 185*. Herschelle Gibbs and AB de Villiers are the only batsmen to have scored two ODI centuries at the ground.[5]

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 the Newlands Cricket Ground.
  • The column title Date refers to the date the match started.
  • The column title Result refers to whether the player's team won,[6][7] lost[8][9] or if the match was drawn.[10][11]

Test centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the Test centuries scored at Newlands.[4]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 120 Bobby Abel  England NR 1  South Africa 25 March 1889 Won
2 134* Henry Wood  England NR 2  South Africa 19 March 1892 Won
3 124 Arthur Hill  England NR 2  South Africa 21 March 1896 Won
4 106 Jimmy Sinclair (1/2)  South Africa NR 2  England 1 April 1899 Lost
5 112 Johnny Tyldesley  England NR 3  South Africa 1 April 1899 Won
6 104 Jimmy Sinclair (2/2)  South Africa NR 3  Australia 8 November 1902 Lost
7 187 Jack Hobbs  England NR 1  South Africa 11 March 1910 Won
8 142 Jack Ryder  Australia NR 2  South Africa 26 November 1921 Won
9 123 Bruce Mitchell (1/2)  South Africa NR 1  England 1 January 1931 Drawn
10 141 Jack Siedle  South Africa NR 1  England 1 January 1931 Drawn
11 117 Herbie Taylor  South Africa NR 1  England 1 January 1931 Drawn
12 121 Bill Brown  Australia NR 1  South Africa 1 January 1936 Won
13 112 Jack Fingleton  Australia NR 1  South Africa 1 January 1936 Won
14 181 Wally Hammond  England NR 1  South Africa 31 December 1938 Drawn
15 115 Les Ames  England NR 1  South Africa 31 December 1938 Drawn
16 112 Bryan Valentine  England NR 1  South Africa 31 December 1938 Drawn
17 120 Dudley Nourse (1/3)  South Africa NR 2  England 31 December 1938 Drawn
18 120 Bruce Mitchell (2/2)  South Africa NR 2  England 1 January 1949 Drawn
19 112 Dudley Nourse (2/3)  South Africa NR 2  England 1 January 1949 Drawn
20 178 Neil Harvey  Australia NR 1  South Africa 31 December 1949 Won
21 114 Dudley Nourse (3/3)  South Africa NR 3  Australia 31 December 1949 Lost
22 135 John Reid  New Zealand NR 1  South Africa 1 January 1954 Drawn
23 101 Colin Cowdrey  England NR 1  South Africa 1 January 1957 Won
24 189 Jim Burke  Australia NR 1  South Africa 31 December 1957 Won
25 101 Zin Harris  New Zealand NR 1  South Africa 1 January 1962 Won
26 113 Roy McLean  South Africa NR 4  New Zealand 1 January 1962 Lost
27 138 Eddie Barlow (1/2)  South Africa NR 1  England 1 January 1965 Drawn
28 154 Tony Pithey  South Africa NR 1  England 1 January 1965 Drawn
29 121 Mike Smith  England NR 2  South Africa 1 January 1965 Drawn
30 153 Bob Simpson  Australia NR 1  South Africa 31 December 1966 Won
31 134 Keith Stackpole  Australia NR 1  South Africa 31 December 1966 Won
32 209 Graeme Pollock  South Africa NR 2  Australia 31 December 1966 Lost
33 127 Eddie Barlow (2/2)  South Africa 322 1  Australia 22 January 1970 Won
34 102 Andrew Hudson  South Africa 174 1  Australia 17 March 1994 Lost
35 112 Hansie Cronje  South Africa 235 2  New Zealand 2 January 1995 Won
36 109 Dave Richardson  South Africa 206 2  New Zealand 2 January 1995 Won
37 103 Gary Kirsten  South Africa 204 1  India 2 January 1997 Won
38 103* Brian McMillan  South Africa 233 1  India 2 January 1997 Won
39 102* Lance Klusener  South Africa 100 1  India 2 January 1997 Won
40 169 Sachin Tendulkar (1/2)  India 254 2  South Africa 2 January 1997 Lost
41 115 Mohammad Azharuddin  India 110 2  South Africa 2 January 1997 Lost
42 113 Daryll Cullinan (1/4)  South Africa 159 1  Sri Lanka 19 March 1998 Won
43 110 Jacques Kallis (1/9)  South Africa 328 1  West Indies 2 January 1999 Won
44 168 Daryll Cullinan (2/4)  South Africa 306 1  West Indies 2 January 1999 Won
45 105 Jacques Kallis (2/9)  South Africa 229 2  England 2 January 2000 Won
46 120 Daryll Cullinan (3/4)  South Africa 255 2  England 2 January 2000 Won
47 112 Daryll Cullinan (4/4)  South Africa 232 2  Sri Lanka 2 January 2001 Won
48 138* Adam Gilchrist  Australia 108 2  South Africa 8 March 2002 Won
49 100* Ricky Ponting  Australia 160 4  South Africa 8 March 2002 Won
50 151 Graeme Smith (1/4)  South Africa 216 1  Pakistan 2 January 2003 Won
51 228 Herschelle Gibbs (1/2)  South Africa 240 1  Pakistan 2 January 2003 Won
52 135 Taufeeq Umar  Pakistan 254 2  South Africa 2 January 2003 Lost
53 101 Jacques Rudolph  South Africa 215 1  West Indies 2 January 2004 Drawn
54 122* Mark Boucher  South Africa 173 1  West Indies 2 January 2004 Drawn
55 116 Chris Gayle  West Indies 120 2  South Africa 2 January 2004 Drawn
56 115 Brian Lara  West Indies 238 2  South Africa 2 January 2004 Drawn
57 142 Herschelle Gibbs (2/2)  South Africa 223 3  West Indies 2 January 2004 Drawn
58 130* Jacques Kallis (3/9)  South Africa 191 3  West Indies 2 January 2004 Drawn
59 105* Dwayne Smith  West Indies 105 4  South Africa 2 January 2004 Drawn
60 149 Jacques Kallis (4/9)  South Africa 334 1  England 2 January 2005 Won
61 121 Graeme Smith (2/4)  South Africa 107 2  Zimbabwe 4 March 2005 Won
62 262 Stephen Fleming  New Zealand 423 1  South Africa 27 April 2006 Drawn
63 122* James Franklin  New Zealand 268 1  South Africa 27 April 2006 Drawn
64 149 Hashim Amla (1/3)  South Africa 317 2  New Zealand 27 April 2006 Drawn
65 108* Ashwell Prince (1/2)  South Africa 286 2  New Zealand 27 April 2006 Drawn
66 116 Wasim Jaffer  India 244 1  South Africa 2 January 2007 Lost
67 150 Ashwell Prince (2/2)  South Africa 249 2  Australia 19 March 2009 Won
68 102 Jacques Kallis (5/9)  South Africa 163 2  Australia 19 March 2009 Won
69 163 AB de Villiers (1/3)  South Africa 196 2  Australia 19 March 2009 Won
70 123* Mitchell Johnson  Australia 103 3  South Africa 19 March 2009 Lost
71 108 Jacques Kallis (6/9)  South Africa 189 1  England 3 January 2010 Drawn
72 183 Graeme Smith (3/4)  South Africa 273 3  England 3 January 2010 Drawn
73 161 Jacques Kallis (7/9)  South Africa 291 1  India 2 January 2011 Drawn
74 146 Sachin Tendulkar (2/2)  India 314 2  South Africa 2 January 2011 Drawn
75 109* Jacques Kallis (8/9)  South Africa 240 3  India 2 January 2011 Drawn
76 151 Michael Clarke (1/2)  Australia 176 1  South Africa 9 November 2011 Lost
77 101* Graeme Smith (4/4)  South Africa 140 4  Australia 9 November 2011 Won
78 112 Hashim Amla (2/3)  South Africa 134 4  Australia 9 November 2011 Won
79 109 Alviro Petersen (1/2)  South Africa 188 1  Sri Lanka 3 January 2012 Won
80 224 Jacques Kallis (9/9)  South Africa 325 1  Sri Lanka 3 January 2012 Won
81 160* AB de Villiers (2/3)  South Africa 205 1  Sri Lanka 3 January 2012 Won
82 115* Thilan Samaraweera  Sri Lanka 215 3  South Africa 3 January 2012 Lost
83 106 Alviro Petersen (2/2)  South Africa 176 2  New Zealand 2 January 2013 Won
84 109 Dean Brownlie  New Zealand 186 3  South Africa 2 January 2013 Lost
85 111 Younis Khan  Pakistan 226 1  South Africa 14 February 2013 Lost
86 111 Asad Shafiq  Pakistan 230 1  South Africa 14 February 2013 Lost
87 135 David Warner (1/2)  Australia 152 1  South Africa 1 March 2014 Won
88 161* Michael Clarke (2/2)  Australia 301 1  South Africa 1 March 2014 Won
89 145 David Warner (2/2)  Australia 156 3  South Africa 1 March 2014 Won
90 148 AB de Villiers (3/3)  South Africa 194 2  West Indies 2 January 2015 Won
91 258 Ben Stokes  England 198 1  South Africa 2 January 2016 Drawn
92 150* Jonny Bairstow  England 191 1  South Africa 2 January 2016 Drawn
93 201 Hashim Amla (3/3)  South Africa 477 2  England 2 January 2016 Drawn
94 102* Temba Bavuma  South Africa 148 2  England 2 January 2016 Drawn
95 129 Dean Elgar(1/2)  South Africa 230 1  Sri Lanka 2 January 2017 Won
96 101 Quinton de Kock  South Africa 124 1  Sri Lanka 2 January 2017 Won
97 141* Dean Elgar(2/2)  South Africa 284 1  Australia 22 March 2018 TBD

One Day International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at Newlands.[5]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 103 Roger Twose  New Zealand 115 1  South Africa 4 November 2000 Lost
2 124 Gary Kirsten  South Africa 130 1  Kenya 22 October 2001 Won
3 131* Neil McKenzie  South Africa 121 1  Kenya 22 October 2001 Won
4 116 Brian Lara  West Indies 134 1  South Africa 9 February 2003 Won
5 107* Sourav Ganguly  India 120 2  Kenya 7 March 2003 Won
6 109* Jacques Kallis  South Africa 94 1  West Indies 25 January 2004 Won
7 100 Herschelle Gibbs (1/2)  South Africa 115 1  England 6 February 2005 Won
8 100* Justin Kemp  South Africa 89 1  India 26 November 2006 Won
9 119 Herschelle Gibbs (2/2)  South Africa 101 2  New Zealand 2 December 2007 Won
10 121 AB de Villiers (1/2)  South Africa 85 1  England 27 November 2009 Won
11 112 Alex Hales  England 128 1  South Africa 14 February 2016 Lost
12 101* AB de Villiers (2/2)  South Africa 97 2  England 14 February 2016 Won
13 122 Rilee Rossouw  South Africa 118 1  Australia 12 October 2016 Won
14 173 David Warner  Australia 136 2  South Africa 12 October 2016 Lost
15 185 Faf du Plessis  South Africa 141 1  Sri Lanka 7 February 2017 Won
16 119 Upul Tharanga  Sri Lanka 90 2  South Africa 7 February 2017 Lost
17 160* Virat Kohli  India 159 1  South Africa 7 February 2018 Won

Women's Test centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the women's Test centuries scored at Newlands.[12]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 105* Yvonne van Mentz  South Africa NR 2  England 13 January 1961 Drawn
2 117* Trish McKelvey  New Zealand NR 3  South Africa 25 February 1972 Drawn

References[edit]

  1. "Newlands — Cricinfo profile". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
  2. "Statsguru: Newlands, Cape Town / Test matches / Match result list". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
  3. "Statsguru: Newlands, Cape Town / One-Day Internationals matches / Match result list". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Statsguru: Test matches / Batting records / Innings by innings list". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Statsguru: One-Day Internationals / Batting records / Innings by innings list". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
  6. "Statsguru: Test matches / Batting records / Innings by innings list / Match result : Won". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  7. "Statsguru: One Day International matches / Batting records / Innings by innings list / Match result : Won". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  8. "Statsguru: Test matches / Batting records / Innings by innings list / Match result : Lost". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
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  10. "Statsguru: Test matches / Batting records / Innings by innings list / Match result : Drawn". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  11. "Statsguru: Women's Test matches / Batting records / Innings by innings list / Match result : Drawn". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  12. "Statistics / Statsguru / Women's Test matches / Batting records". Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 April 2010.


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