List of international cricket centuries at the University Otago Oval
University Oval is a sports ground in Logan Park, Dunedin, New Zealand, it has a capacity of 6,000. The ground have hosted Test cricket since its first match in 2008 when New Zealand played Bangladesh. 7 Test matches have been played at the ground along with 7 One Day Internationals (ODIs), the first of which was in 2010 when Bangladesh played New Zealand.
New Zealand batsman Matthew Bell became the first man to score a Test century at University Oval when he made 107 against Bangladesh in inaugural match in 2008. Darren Bravo's 218 against New Zealand in 2013 stands as the highest score seen at the ground. There are only two double centuries scored at the venue. In total, there are 15 Test centuries have been scored at the ground.
Four ODI centuries have been scored at University Oval, and the first by New Zealand middle order batsman Grant Elliott who scored 104 not out from 96 deliveries against Sri Lanka in 2015. The highest score achieved at the ground is 170 not out made by Kiwi wicket keeper Luke Ronchi against Sri Lanka in the same match.
- * 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 University Oval.
- The column title Date refers to the date the match started.
- The column title Result refers to whether the player's team won
The following table summarises the Test centuries scored at University Oval.
|1||107||Matthew Ball||New Zealand||184||2||Bangladesh||4 January 2008||Won|
|2||117||Jacob Oram||New Zealand||166||2||Bangladesh||4 January 2008||Won|
|3||106||Jerome Taylor||West Indies||107||2||New Zealand||11 December 2008||Drawn|
|4||129||Umar Akmal||Pakistan||160||2||New Zealand||24 November 2009||Lost|
|5||115||Graeme Smith||South Africa||234||3||New Zealand||7 March 2012||Drawn|
|6||115||Jacques Kallis||South Africa||263||3||New Zealand||7 March 2012||Drawn|
|7||105*||Jacques Rudolph||South Africa||182||3||New Zealand||7 March 2012||Drawn|
|8||171||Hamish Rutherford||New Zealand||217||2||England||6 March 2013||Drawn|
|9||116||Alastair Cook||England||252||3||New Zealand||6 March 2013||Drawn|
|10||117||Nick Compton||England||310||3||New Zealand||6 March 2013||Drawn|
|11||217*||Ross Taylor||New Zealand||319||1||West Indies||3 December 2013||Drawn|
|12||113||Brendon McCullum||New Zealand||134||1||West Indies||3 December 2013||Drawn|
|13||218||Darren Bravo||West Indies||416||3||New Zealand||3 December 2013||Drawn|
|14||156||Martin Guptill||New Zealand||234||1||Sri Lanka||10 December 2015||Won|
|15||109*||Tom Latham||New Zealand||180||3||Sri Lanka||10 December 2015||Won|
|16||140||Dean Elgar||South Africa||299||1||New Zealand||8 March 2017||Drawn|
|17||130||Kane Williamson||New Zealand||241||2||South Africa||8 March 2017||Drawn|
One Day International centuries
The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at University Oval.
|1||104*||Grant Elliott||New Zealand||96||1||Sri Lanka||23 January 2015||Won|
|2||170*||Luke Ronchi||New Zealand||99||1||Sri Lanka||23 January 2015||Won|
|3||116||Tillakaratne Dilshan||Sri Lanka||106||2||New Zealand||23 January 2015||Lost|
|4||100||Mahela Jayawardene||Sri Lanka||120||2||Afghanistan||22 February 2015||Won|
|5||138||Jonny Bairstow||England||106||1||New Zealand||7 March 2018||Lost|
|6||102||Joe Root||England||101||1||New Zealand||7 March 2018||Lost|
|7||181*||Ross Taylor||New Zealand||147||2||England||7 March 2018||Won|
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