List of international cricket centuries at the National Stadium
The National Stadium is a cricket ground in Karachi, Pakistan. The first Test match played at the National Stadium was in 1955 between Pakistan and India. The most recent Test match hosted by the ground, was played in February 2009. The ground has also hosted 46 One Day Internationals (ODIs), the first of these was in 1980 between Pakistan and the West Indies.
73 Test centuries have been scored at the ground. The Pakistani Alimuddin became the first Test centurion at the ground, scoring 103 not out against India in 1955. Younis Khan's innings of 313 from 568 deliveries was highest, scored against Sri Lanka in 2009. It was during this match that the 2nd and 3rd highest Test centuries at the ground were made, the Sri Lankans Mahela Jayawardene and Thilan Samaraweera made 240 and 231 respectively. Saleem Malik holds the record for the most Test centuries scored at the ground, with 4.
Zaheer Abbas scored the first ODI century at the ground making 113 from 99 deliveries against India in 1983. The West Indian Viv Richards holds the record for the highest ODI innings at the ground, 181 from 125 deliveries came against Sri Lanka in 1987. The highest ODI innings at the ground by a Pakistani is 136, made by Salman Butt in 2008.
- * 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 National Stadium, Karachi.
- 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.
- The following table summarises the Test centuries scored at the National Stadium, Karachi.
|1||103*||Alimuddin (1/2)||Pakistan||NR||3||India||26 February 1955||Drawn|
|2||103||Hanif Mohammad (1/2)||Pakistan||NR||2||West Indies||20 February 1959||Won|
|3||101*||Hanif Mohammad (2/2)||Pakistan||NR||3||Australia||4 December 1959||Drawn|
|4||109||Alimuddin (2/2)||Pakistan||NR||1||England||2 February 1962||Drawn|
|5||205||Ted Dexter||England||NR||2||Pakistan||2 February 1962||Drawn|
|6||111||Peter Parfitt||England||NR||2||Pakistan||2 February 1962||Drawn|
|7||166||Billy Ibadulla||Pakistan||NR||1||Australia||24 October 1964||Drawn|
|8||153||Bob Simpson (1/2)||Australia||NR||2||Pakistan||24 October 1964||Drawn|
|9||115||Bob Simpson (2/2)||Australia||NR||4||Pakistan||24 October 1964||Drawn|
|10||128||John Reid||New Zealand||NR||1||Pakistan||9 April 1965||Lost|
|11||172||Saeed Ahmed||Pakistan||NR||2||New Zealand||9 April 1965||Won|
|12||126||Mohammad Ilyas||Pakistan||NR||4||New Zealand||9 April 1965||Won|
|13||139||Colin Milburn||England||NR||1||Pakistan||6 March 1969||Drawn|
|14||105||Tom Graveney||England||NR||1||Pakistan||6 March 1969||Drawn|
|15||100||Majid Khan (1/2)||Pakistan||NR||1||West Indies||1 March 1975||Drawn|
|16||107*||Wasim Raja||Pakistan||NR||1||West Indies||1 March 1975||Drawn|
|17||115||Alvin Kallicharran||West Indies||NR||2||Pakistan||1 March 1975||Drawn|
|18||101||Bernard Julien||West Indies||NR||2||Pakistan||1 March 1975||Drawn|
|19||112||Majid Khan (2/2)||Pakistan||NR||1||New Zealand||30 October 1976||Drawn|
|20||206||Javed Miandad (1/3)||Pakistan||NR||1||New Zealand||30 October 1976||Drawn|
|21||107||Mushtaq Mohammad||Pakistan||NR||1||New Zealand||30 October 1976||Drawn|
|22||152||Warren Lees||New Zealand||NR||2||Pakistan||30 October 1976||Drawn|
|23||111||Sunil Gavaskar (1/2)||India||NR||1||Pakistan||14 November 1978||Lost|
|24||100||Javed Miandad (2/3)||Pakistan||NR||2||India||14 November 1978||Won|
|25||137||Sunil Gavaskar (2/2)||India||240||3||Pakistan||14 November 1978||Lost|
|26||153||Haroon Rasheed||Pakistan||242||1||Sri Lanka||5 March 1982||Won|
|27||100*||Saleem Malik (1/4)||Pakistan||191||3||Sri Lanka||5 March 1982||Won|
|28||186||Zaheer Abbas||Pakistan||246||2||India||23 December 1982||Won|
|29||119||Mudassar Nazar (1/2)||Pakistan||199||2||India||23 December 1982||Won|
|30||128||Ravi Shastri||India||327||1||Pakistan||30 January 1983||Drawn|
|31||152||Mudassar Nazar (2/2)||Pakistan||308||2||India||30 January 1983||Drawn|
|32||103*||Mohinder Amarnath||India||188||3||Pakistan||30 January 1983||Drawn|
|33||107||John Wright||New Zealand||200||2||Pakistan||10 December 1984||Drawn|
|34||119*||Saleem Malik (2/4)||Pakistan||169||3||New Zealand||10 December 1984||Drawn|
|35||105||Aravinda de Silva||Sri Lanka||NR||3||Pakistan||7 November 1985||Lost|
|36||211||Javed Miandad (3/3)||Pakistan||441||1||Australia||15 September 1988||Won|
|37||109*||Imran Khan||Pakistan||146||1||India||15 November 1989||Drawn|
|38||102*||Saleem Malik (3/4)||Pakistan||145||3||India||15 November 1989||Drawn|
|39||113*||Sanjay Manjrekar||India||243||4||Pakistan||15 November 1989||Drawn|
|40||203*||Shoaib Mohammad||Pakistan||411||2||New Zealand||10 October 1990||Won|
|41||117||Desmond Haynes||West Indies||241||1||Pakistan||15 November 1990||Lost|
|42||102||Saleem Malik (4/4)||Pakistan||208||2||West Indies||15 November 1990||Won|
|43||114*||David Boon||Australia||220||3||Pakistan||28 September 1994||Lost|
|44||160||Aamer Sohail (1/2)||Pakistan||255||2||West Indies||6 December 1997||Won|
|45||151||Ijaz Ahmed (1/2)||Pakistan||337||2||West Indies||6 December 1997||Won|
|46||106||Carl Hooper||West Indies||90||3||Pakistan||6 December 1997||Lost|
|47||133||Aamer Sohail (2/2)||Pakistan||272||2||Australia||22 October 1998||Drawn|
|48||117||Mark Waugh||Australia||229||3||Pakistan||22 October 1998||Drawn|
|49||120*||Ijaz Ahmed (2/2)||Pakistan||247||4||Australia||22 October 1998||Drawn|
|50||138||Inzamam-ul-Haq (1/3)||Pakistan||243||3||Sri Lanka||12 March 2000||Won|
|51||142||Inzamam-ul-Haq (2/3)||Pakistan||257||1||England||7 December 2000||Lost|
|52||117||Mohammad Yousuf (1/3)||Pakistan||242||1||England||7 December 2000||Lost|
|53||125||Mike Atherton||England||430||2||Pakistan||7 December 2000||Won|
|54||170||Yasir Hameed (1/2)||Pakistan||253||2||Bangladesh||20 August 2003||Won|
|55||108||Habibul Bashar||Bangladesh||218||3||Pakistan||20 August 2003||Lost|
|56||105||Yasir Hameed (2/2)||Pakistan||161||4||Bangladesh||20 August 2003||Won|
|57||124||Younis Khan (1/3)||Pakistan||215||2||Sri Lanka||28 October 2004||Won|
|58||117||Inzamam-ul-Haq (3/3)||Pakistan||244||2||Sri Lanka||28 October 2004||Won|
|59||107||Sanath Jayasuriya||Sri Lanka||129||3||Pakistan||28 October 2004||Lost|
|60||138||Kumar Sangakkara||Sri Lanka||251||3||Pakistan||28 October 2004||Lost|
|61||113||Kamran Akmal (1/2)||Pakistan||148||1||India||29 January 2006||Won|
|62||139||Faisal Iqbal||Pakistan||220||3||India||29 January 2006||Won|
|63||122||Yuvraj Singh||India||144||4||Pakistan||29 January 2006||Lost|
|64||102||Mohammad Yousuf (2/3)||Pakistan||158||1||West Indies||27 November 2006||Won|
|65||104||Mohammad Hafeez||Pakistan||266||3||West Indies||27 November 2006||Won|
|66||124||Mohammad Yousuf (3/3)||Pakistan||195||3||West Indies||27 November 2006||Won|
|67||155||Jacques Kallis (1/2)||South Africa||249||1||Pakistan||1 October 2007||Won|
|68||100*||Jacques Kallis (2/2)||South Africa||201||3||Pakistan||1 October 2007||Won|
|69||126||Younis Khan (2/3)||Pakistan||160||4||South Africa||1 October 2007||Lost|
|70||240||Mahela Jayawardene||Sri Lanka||424||1||Pakistan||21 February 2009||Drawn|
|71||231||Thilan Samaraweera||Sri Lanka||318||1||Pakistan||21 February 2009||Drawn|
|72||313||Younis Khan (3/3)||Pakistan||568||2||Sri Lanka||21 February 2009||Drawn|
|73||158*||Kamran Akmal (2/2)||Pakistan||184||2||Sri Lanka||21 February 2009||Drawn|
One Day International centuries
- The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at the National Stadium, Karachi.
|1||113||Zaheer Abbas||Pakistan||99||2||India||21 January 1983||Won|
|2||105||Desmond Haynes||West Indies||124||1||Sri Lanka||13 October 1987||Won|
|3||181||Viv Richards||West Indies||125||1||Sri Lanka||13 October 1987||Won|
|4||113||Ramiz Raja||Pakistan||148||2||England||20 October 1987||Won|
|5||110||Richie Richardson||West Indies||135||1||Pakistan||30 October 1987||Won|
|6||142||Graham Gooch||England||134||1||Pakistan||20 November 1987||Won|
|7||111||Aamer Sohail||Pakistan||139||1||South Africa||29 February 1996||Lost|
|8||111||Brian Lara||West Indies||94||1||South Africa||11 March 1996||Won|
|9||103||Darren Lehmann||Australia||101||1||Pakistan||6 November 1998||Won|
|10||119*||Marvan Atapattu||Sri Lanka||135||1||Pakistan||13 February 2000||Won|
|11||125||Mohammad Yousuf (1/2)||Pakistan||155||1||New Zealand||21 April 2002||Won|
|12||122||Inzamam-ul-Haq||Pakistan||102||2||India||13 March 2004||Lost|
|13||107*||Mohammad Yousuf (2/2)||Pakistan||121||2||Sri Lanka||6 October 2004||Won|
|14||109||Kamran Akmal||Pakistan||111||1||England||15 December 2005||Won|
|15||107*||Yuvraj Singh||India||93||2||Pakistan||19 February 2006||Won|
|16||101||Shivnarine Chanderpaul||West Indies||142||1||Pakistan||16 December 2006||Lost|
|17||136||Salman Butt (1/2)||Pakistan||124||1||Bangladesh||19 April 2008||Won|
|18||109*||MS Dhoni||India||96||1||Hong Kong||25 June 2008||Won|
|19||101||Suresh Raina (1/2)||India||68||1||Hong Kong||25 June 2008||Won|
|20||125*||Shoaib Malik||Pakistan||119||1||India||26 June 2008||Lost|
|21||119||Virender Sehwag||India||95||2||Pakistan||26 June 2008||Won|
|22||115||Alok Kapali||Bangladesh||96||1||India||28 June 2008||Lost|
|23||116*||Suresh Raina (2/2)||India||107||2||Bangladesh||28 June 2008||Won|
|24||112||Kumar Sangakkara (1/2)||Sri Lanka||110||1||Pakistan||29 June 2008||Won|
|25||130||Sanath Jayasuriya (1/2)||Sri Lanka||88||1||Bangladesh||30 June 2008||Won|
|26||121||Kumar Sangakkara (2/2)||Sri Lanka||128||1||Bangladesh||30 June 2008||Won|
|27||123*||Younis Khan||Pakistan||117||2||India||2 July 2008||Won|
|28||125||Sanath Jayasuriya (2/2)||Sri Lanka||114||1||India||6 July 2008||Won|
|29||100*||Salman Butt (2/2)||Pakistan||117||2||Sri Lanka||20 January 2009||Won|
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