Willowmoore Park is a multi-purpose stadium in Benoni, South Africa. It is currently used mostly for cricket matches and hosted two matches during the 2003 Cricket World Cup.[1][2] The stadium holds 20,000 people. It opened in 1924. After withdrawing their sponsorship from St George's Park in Port Elizabeth, Sahara started sponsoring Willowmoore Park, thus for sponsorship reasons it is known as "Sahara Willowmoore Park".

Willowmoore Park
Ground information
LocationBenoni, South Africa
TenantsSouth Africa national cricket team
End names
Chalet End
Ekurhuleni End
International information
First ODI9 February 1997:
 India v  Zimbabwe
Last ODI31 March 2023:
 South Africa v  Netherlands
First T20I15 September 2022:
 Botswana v  Uganda
Last T20I1 June 2023:
 Botswana v  Mozambique
First WODI28 March 2005:
 Sri Lanka v  West Indies
Last WODI12 May 2019:
 South Africa v  Pakistan
First WT20I22 May 2019:
 South Africa v  Pakistan
Last WT20I3 December 2023:
 South Africa v  Bangladesh
As of 3 December 2023
Source: ESPNcricinfo

Records edit

T20I records edit

List of International five-wicket hauls edit

The following table summarizes the five-wicket hauls taken in T20Is at this venue.[3]

# Figures Player Country Innings Opponent Date Result
1 5/18 Dhruvkumar Maisuria   Botswana 2   Ghana 18 September 2022 Won

References edit

  1. ^ Willowmoore Park Cricinfo
  2. ^ Willowmoore Park CricketArchive
  3. ^ "Statistics / Statsguru / Twenty20 Internationals / Bowling records". Retrieved 3 December 2023.

External links edit

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