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Boland Park is a multi-purpose stadium in Paarl, South Africa. It is currently used mostly for cricket matches and hosted three matches during the 2003 Cricket World Cup. Boland cricket team and the Cape Cobras both stage home matches at the ground. The stadium has a capacity of 10,000 people.

Boland Park
Ground information
LocationPaarl, South Africa
CoordinatesCoordinates: 33°44′28.61″S 18°59′53.69″E / 33.7412806°S 18.9982472°E / -33.7412806; 18.9982472
Establishment1996
Capacity10,000
OperatorBoland
End names
Riebeeck Kelders End
Stables End
International information
First ODI27 December 1997:
 India v  Zimbabwe
Last ODI6 October 2018:
 South Africa v  Zimbabwe
Team information
Boland (1996-present)
Cape Cobras (2005-present)
Paarl Rocks (2018-present)
Source: Cricinfo

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HistoryEdit

  • The first ever ODI match was between India and Zimbabwe in 1997 during the Tri-Series which ended in a tie.
  • On 11 January 2012, hosts South Africa beat Sri Lanka by a margin of 258 runs in an ODI. Sri Lanka were dismissed for a low total of 43, which is their lowest ODI total in their history.[1]

2003 Cricket World CupEdit

The following 2003 Cricket World Cup matches were played in Boland Park. A total of three matches were played at the venue during the 2003 World Cup.

12 February 2003
Scorecard
India  
204 (48.5 overs)
v
  Netherlands
136 (48.1 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 52 (72)
Tim de Leede 4/35 (9.5 overs)
Daan van Bunge 62 (116)
Javagal Srinath 4/30 (9.1 overs)
  India won by 68 runs
Boland Park, Paarl, South Africa
Umpires: Daryl Harper and Peter Willey
Player of the match: Tim de Leede (NED)
  • India won the toss and elected to bat first.
19 February 2003
Scorecard
Sri Lanka  
37/1 (4.4 overs)
v
  Canada
36 (18.4 overs)
Marvan Atapattu 24* (14)
Sanjayan Thuraisingam 1/22 (2.4 overs)
Joe Harris 9 (13)
Prabath Nissanka 4/12 (7 overs)
  Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets.
Boland Park, Paarl, South Africa
Umpires: Neil Mallender and David Shepherd
Player of the match: Prabath Nissanka (SL)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field first.
25 February 2003
Scorecard
Netherlands  
156 (39.3 overs)
v
  Pakistan
253/9 (39 overs)
Daan van Bunge 31 (60)
Wasim Akram 3/24 (8.3 overs)
Yousuf Youhana 58 (59)
Daan van Bunge 2/27 (4 overs)
  Pakistan won by 97 runs
Boland Park, Paarl, South Africa
Umpires: Steve Bucknor and Srinivas Venkataraghavan
Player of the match: Yousuf Youhana (PAK)
  • Netherlands won the toss and elected to bat first.

International CenturiesEdit

There are six ODI centuries that have been scored at the venue.[2]

No. Score Player Team Balls Innings Opposing team Date Result
1 100* Jacques Kallis   South Africa 139 2   Sri Lanka 9 January 2001 Won
2 111 Saurav Ganguly   India 124 1   Kenya 24 October 2001 Won
3 146 Sachin Tendulkar   India 132 1   Kenya 24 October 2001 Won
4 102* Gary Kirsten   South Africa 118 2   Pakistan 16 December 2002 Won
5 112 Hashim Amla   South Africa 128 1   Sri Lanka 11 January 2012 Won
6 176 AB De Villiers   South Africa 104 1   Bangladesh 18 October 2017 Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sri Lanka's surrender in numbers". Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Statistics / Statsguru / One-Day Internationals / Batting records". Retrieved 27 December 2016.

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