Boland Bank Park

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Boland Park
Ground information
Location Paarl, South Africa
Coordinates Coordinates: 33°44′28.61″S 18°59′53.69″E / 33.7412806°S 18.9982472°E / -33.7412806; 18.9982472
Establishment 1996
Capacity 10,000
Operator South Africa
Tenants South Africa
Free State
End names
Riebeeck Kelders End
Stables End
International information
First ODI 27 December 1997:
 India v  Zimbabwe
Last ODI 19 January 2013:
 South Africa v  New Zealand
As of 28 December 2016
Source: Cricinfo

Boland Park, formerly as Boland Bank 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.

Trivia[edit]

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

2003 Cricket World Cup[edit]

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 
246/7 (50 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 Centuries[edit]

There are five ODI centuries 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

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