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List of international cricket centuries at Willowmoore Park

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Willowmoore Park is a sports ground in Benoni, South Africa, it has a capacity of 20,000. The ground have been hosted One Day Internationals since its first match in 1997 when India played Zimbabwe.[1] 21 Test matches have been played at the ground[2]

Nine ODI centuries have been scored at Willowmoore Park, and the first by Indian maestro Sachin Tendulkar who scored 104 from 97 deliveries against Zimbabwe in the inaugural match in 1997. The highest score achieved at the ground is 140 made by South African opener Hashim Amla against Bangladesh in 2008.[3]

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 Willowmoore Park.
  • The column title Date refers to the date the match started.
  • The column title Result refers to whether the player's team won

One Day International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at Willowmoore Park.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 104 Sachin Tendulkar  India 97 2  Zimbabwe 9 February 1997 Won
2 123* Marvan Atapattu  Sri Lanka 121 2  South Africa 1 December 2002 Won
3 140 Hashim Amla  South Africa 135 1  Bangladesh 9 November 2008 Won
4 121* Neil McCallum  Scotland 138 1  Ireland 1 April 2009 Lost
5 101 William Porterfield  Ireland 89 2  Scotland 1 April 2009 Won
6 103* Tatenda Taibu  Zimbabwe 112 2  South Africa 9 November 2009 Won
7 129 JP Duminy  South Africa 117 1  Zimbabwe 8 November 2010 Won
8 109 AB de Villiers  South Africa 99 1  Zimbabwe 8 November 2010 Won
9 113 Temba Bavuma  South Africa 123 1  Ireland 25 September 2016 Won

References[edit]

  1. "Willowmoore Park — Cricinfo profile". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 26 December 2016.
  2. "Willowmoore Park, Benoni / Records / One-Day Internationals / Match results". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  3. "Statistics / Statsguru / One-Day Internationals / Batting records". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 27 December 2016.


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