SuperSport Park

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SuperSport Park
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Crowd during a function in 2006 at the park
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Ground information
Location Centurion, Gauteng
Capacity 22,000
End names
Pavilion End
Hennops River End
International information
First Test 16 November 1995: South Africa v England
Last Test 12 February 2014: South Africa v Australia
First ODI 11 December 1992: South Africa v India
Last ODI 11 December 2013: South Africa v India
Domestic team information
Northerns (1995 – present)
Titans (2004 – present)
As of 12 February 2014
Source: Cricinfo

SuperSport Park, is a cricket ground in Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa.

It was renamed from Centurion Park after a television company SuperSport bought shares in the stadium. The capacity of the ground is 22,000.

The Titans cricket team, formerly known as Northern Transvaal, play their home games here since 2004.

Name[edit]

The town of Verwoerdburg was renamed Centurion at the end of apartheid, with the politically neutral new name of the town coming from that of the cricket ground.

Notable fixtures[edit]

This ground was a venue for 2003 Cricket World Cup and the Indian Premier League 2009 which took place in South Africa. It was also selected as a venue for ICC Champions Trophy 2009 and hosted the final on 5 October 2009, one of the greatest achievements for this stadium. Sachin Tendulkar also scored his 50th Test Match century on this ground.

It hosted an Australian rules football practice match in 2008 between Carlton and Fremantle.

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Coordinates: 25°51′35.69″S 28°11′43.35″E / 25.8599139°S 28.1953750°E / -25.8599139; 28.1953750