De Beers Diamond Oval

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Diamond Oval
Ground information
Location Kimberley
End names
North End
South End
International information
First ODI 7 April 1998:
 Pakistan v  Sri Lanka
Last ODI 22 January 2013:
 South Africa v  New Zealand
Only T20I 10 October 2010:
 South Africa v  Zimbabwe
Team information
Griqualand West
As of 27 December 2016
Source: Cricinfo

Diamond Oval, also known as Kimberley Country Club, De Beers Diamond Oval, is a multi-purpose stadium in Kimberley, South Africa. It is currently used mostly for cricket matches and hosted three matches during the 2003 Cricket World Cup. The stadium has a capacity of 11,000 people.

2003 Cricket World Cup[edit]

The following 2003 Cricket World Cup matches were played in De Beers Diamond Oval. A total of three matches were played at the venue during the 2003 World Cup.

16 February 2003
Scorecard
Pakistan 
255/9 (50 overs)
v
 Namibia
84 (50 overs)
Saleem Elahi 63 (100)
Bjorn Kotze 2/51 (10 overs)
Bjorn Kotze 24* (29)
Wasim Akram 5/28 (9 overs)
 Pakistan won by 171 runs
De Beers Diamond Oval, Kimberley, South Africa
Umpires: M van Schoor and RJ van Vuuren
Player of the match: Wasim Akram (PAK)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first.
26 February 2003
Scorecard
Bangladesh 
198/7 (50 overs)
v
 New Zealand
199/3 (39 overs)
Mohammad Ashraful 56 (82)
Jacob Oram 3/32 (10 overs)
Craig McMillan 75 (83)
Khaled Mahmud 3/46 (10 overs)
 New Zealand won by 7 wickets
De Beers Diamond Oval, Kimberley, South Africa
Umpires: Darrell Hair and David Shepherd
Player of the match: Craig McMillan (NZ)
  • Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat first.
4 March 2003
Scorecard
West Indies 
246/7 (50 overs)
v
 Kenya
104/10 (34.5 overs)
Chris Gayle 119 (151)
Joseph Angara 2/53 (7 overs)
Peter Ongondo 24 (43)
Vasbert Drakes 5/33 (10 overs)
 West Indies won by 142 runs.
De Beers Diamond Oval, Kimberley, South Africa
Umpires: David Shepherd and Simon Taufel
Player of the match: Chris Gayle (WIN)
  • West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first.

International Centuries[edit]

There are five ODI centuries have been scored at the venue.[1]

No. Score Player Team Balls Opposing team Date Result
1 116* Inzamam-ul-Haq  Pakistan 110  Sri Lanka 7 April 1998 Won
2 101 Gary Kirsten  South Africa 107  New Zealand 28 October 2000 Won
3 108* Herschelle Gibbs  South Africa 92  Sri Lanka 4 December 2002 Won
4 119 Chris Gayle  West Indies 151  Kenya 4 March 2003 Won
5 145* Kane Williamson  New Zealand 136  South Africa 22 January 2013 Won

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Coordinates: 28°44′32.75″S 24°47′51.80″E / 28.7424306°S 24.7977222°E / -28.7424306; 24.7977222