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List of international cricket centuries at the Providence Stadium

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Providence Stadium is a sports ground in Providence, Guyana, it has a capacity of 15,000. The ground has hosted two test matches since 2008 when West Indies played Sri Lanka for the first time.[1] A total of 21 One Day Internationals (ODIs) have been hosted, the first in 2007 when South Africa played Sri Lanka in 2007 ICC World Cup pool game,[2] where Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga demolished Preoteas with four-of-four for the first time in international cricket history.[3] The first of the 6 Twenty20 International matches held at the venue dated back to 2007 where New Zealand won the match by 2 wickets against Sri Lanka.[4]

Sri Lankan opener Malinda Warnapura became the first man to score a Test century at Providence Stadium when he made 120 against West Indies in the inaugural match. The score of 136 by Sri Lankan maestro Mahela Jayawardene against Windies in the same match recorded the highest score seen at the ground with 136 runs. Overall, there are only 2 Test centuries have been scored at the ground.[5]

Seven ODI centuries have been scored at Providence Stadium, and the first by Sanath Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka who scored 115 from 101 deliveries against West Indies in 2007 World Cup pool match. The highest score at the ground is an unbeaten 130 by Bangladeshi Tamim Iqbal against Windies in 2018.[6]

The only player to score a Twenty20 International century at the venue is Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka against Zimbabwe in 2010 ICC World Twenty20.[7]

In women's cricket, the only player to score a century women's Twenty20 Internationals is Harmanpreet Kaur of India against New Zealand in the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20.[8]

Mahela Jayawardene scored 2 international centuries at the venue.

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 Providence Stadium.
  • 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 Providence Stadium.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 120 Malinda Warnapura  Sri Lanka 226 1  West Indies 22 March 2008 Won
2 136 Mahela Jayawardene  Sri Lanka 234 1  West Indies 22 March 2008 Won

One Day International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at Providence Stadium.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 115 Sanath Jayasuriya  Sri Lanka 101 1  West Indies 1 April 2007 Won
2 112* Shivnarine Chanderpaul  West Indies 134 1  England 22 March 2009 Won
3 105 Andrew Strauss  England 129 2  West Indies 22 March 2009 Lost
4 125* Babar Azam  Pakistan 132 1  West Indies 9 April 2017 Won
5 101* Shoaib Malik  Pakistan 111 2  West Indies 11 April 2017 Won
6 130* Tamim Iqbal  Bangladesh 160 1  West Indies 22 July 2018 Won
7 125 Shimron Hetmyer  West Indies 93 1  Bangladesh 25 July 2018 Won

Twenty20 International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the Twenty20 International centuries scored at Providence Stadium.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 100 Mahela Jayawardene  Sri Lanka 64 1  Zimbabwe 3 May 2010 Won

Women's Twenty20 International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the Women's Twenty20 International centuries scored at Providence Stadium.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 103 Harmanpreet Kaur  India 51 1  New Zealand 9 November 2018 Won

References[edit]

  1. "Records / Providence Stadium, Guyana / Test matches / Match results". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  2. "Records / Providence Stadium, Guyana / One-Day Internationals / Match results". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  3. "South Africa survive Malinga's menacing spell". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  4. "Records / Providence Stadium, Guyana / Twenty20 Internationals / Match results". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  5. "Statistics / Statsguru / Test matches / Batting records". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  6. "Statistics / Statsguru / One-Day Internationals / Batting records". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  7. "Statistics / Statsguru / Twenty20 Internationals / Batting records". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  8. "Statistics / Statsguru / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Batting Records". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 9 November 2018.


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