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.
|Location||Paarl, South Africa|
|Riebeeck Kelders End|
|First ODI||27 December 1997:|
India v Zimbabwe
|Last ODI||6 October 2018:|
South Africa v Zimbabwe
- 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.
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
204 (48.5 overs)
136 (48.1 overs)
- India won the toss and elected to bat first.
19 February 2003
37/1 (4.4 overs)
36 (18.4 overs)
- Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field first.
There are six ODI centuries that have been scored at the venue.
|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|
- "Sri Lanka's surrender in numbers". Retrieved 28 December 2016.
- "Statistics / Statsguru / One-Day Internationals / Batting records". Retrieved 27 December 2016.