List of international cricket centuries at Lancaster Park

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An aerial view of Lancaster Park.

Lancaster Park, currently known as AMI Stadium for sponsorship reasons, is a sports stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand.[1] Lancaster Park has been used as an international cricket ground since 1930, when New Zealand played England in a Test match.[2] The ground has also hosts One Day Internationals (ODIs), the first of these was in 1973 when New Zealand played Pakistan.[3]

61 Test centuries have been scored at Lancaster Park. The South African Jim Christy scored the first century at the ground when he made 103 against New Zealand in 1932. The first Test century by a New Zealander at Lancaster Park came in 1947, scored by Walter Hadlee against England. Walter Hadlee's son, Richard Hadlee, also scored a Test century at the ground when he made 103 against the West Indies in 1980. The West Indian Seymour Nurse holds the record for the highest Test innings at the ground, Nurse made 258 against New Zealand in 1969. Graham Dowling's 239, made against India in 1968, is the highest score at Lancaster Park by a New Zealander. Nathan Astle, also from New Zealand, holds the world record for fastest Test double century, which was made at Lancaster Park in 2002. Glenn Turner is the only player to have hit 3 Test centuries at the ground.[4][5]

The first ODI century made at the ground was in 1974 by the New Zealander Ken Wadsworth. Wadsworth made 104 from 98 deliveries against Australia. The Indian Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for the highest ODI innings at the ground. Tendulkar scored 163 not out from 133 deliveries against New Zealand in 2009. Three players have scored two ODI centuries at Lancaster Park: West Indian Gordon Greenidge, Australian Adam Gilchrist and New Zealander Stephen Fleming.[6]

Brendon McCullum is the only player to have scored a Twenty20 International century at Lancaster Park. McCullum's innings of 116 not out from 56 deliveries was made against Australia in 2010.[7]

Key[edit]

  • * denotes that the batsman was not out.
  • Inns. denotes the number of the innings in the match.
  • Balls denotes the number of balls faced in an innings.
  • NR denotes that the number of balls was not recorded.
  • Parentheses next to the player's score denotes his century number at Lancaster Park.
  • The column title Date refers to the date the match started.
  • The column title Result refers to whether the player's team won,[8][9][10] lost[11][12] or if the match was drawn,[13][14] tied,[15] or a no result.[16]

List of centuries[edit]

Test centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the Test centuries scored at Lancaster Park.[4]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 103 Jim Christy  South Africa NR 2  New Zealand 27 February 1932 Won
2 113 Bruce Mitchell  South Africa NR 2  New Zealand 27 February 1932 Won
3 227 Wally Hammond  England NR 1  New Zealand 24 March 1933 Drawn
4 103 Les Ames  England NR 1  New Zealand 24 March 1933 Drawn
5 116 Walter Hadlee  New Zealand NR 1  England 21 March 1947 Drawn
6 116 Bert Sutcliffe  New Zealand NR 1  England 17 March 1951 Drawn
7 134* Trevor Bailey  England NR 2  New Zealand 17 March 1951 Drawn
8 103 Everton Weekes  West Indies NR 1  New Zealand 18 February 1956 Won
9 141 Ted Dexter  England 292 1  New Zealand 27 February 1959 Won
10 100 John Reid  New Zealand NR 3  England 15 March 1963 Lost
11 100* Hanif Mohammad  Pakistan NR 3  New Zealand 12 February 1965 Drawn
12 104 Bev Congdon (1/2)  New Zealand NR 2  England 25 February 1966 Drawn
13 239 Graham Dowling  New Zealand 519 1  India 22 February 1968 Won
14 258 Seymour Nurse  West Indies NR 1  New Zealand 13 March 1969 Drawn
15 117* Brian Hastings  New Zealand NR 3  West Indies 13 March 1969 Drawn
16 100 Basil D'Oliveira  England 216 2  New Zealand 25 February 1971 Won
17 101 Glenn Turner (1/3)  New Zealand 260 2  Australia 8 March 1974 Won
18 110* Glenn Turner (2/3)  New Zealand 355 4  Australia 8 March 1974 Won
19 164* Dennis Amiss  England 351 2  New Zealand 28 February 1975 Drawn
20 117 Glenn Turner (3/3)  New Zealand NR 2  India 5 February 1976 Drawn
21 250 Doug Walters  Australia 342 1  New Zealand 18 February 1977 Drawn
22 101 Gary Gilmour  Australia 146 1  New Zealand 18 February 1977 Drawn
23 107* Bev Congdon (2/2)  New Zealand 251 4  Australia 18 February 1977 Drawn
24 103 Ian Botham  England 288 1  New Zealand 24 February 1978 Won
25 129 Bruce Edgar  New Zealand NR 2  Pakistan 2 February 1979 Lost
26 160* Javed Miandad  Pakistan NR 3  New Zealand 2 February 1979 Won
27 147 Geoff Howarth  New Zealand 261 2  West Indies 22 February 1980 Drawn
28 103 Richard Hadlee  New Zealand 92 2  West Indies 22 February 1980 Drawn
29 122 Desmond Haynes  West Indies 199 3  New Zealand 22 February 1980 Drawn
30 100 Lawrence Rowe  West Indies 165 3  New Zealand 22 February 1980 Drawn
31 100* Collis King  West Indies 109 3  New Zealand 22 February 1980 Drawn
32 123* John Reid  New Zealand 429 2  India 6 March 1981 Drawn
33 176 Greg Chappell  Australia 218 1  New Zealand 19 March 1982 Won
34 141 John Wright (1/2)  New Zealand 262 3  Australia 19 March 1982 Lost
35 140 Allan Border (1/2)  Australia 338 1  New Zealand 28 February 1986 Drawn
36 137 Martin Crowe  New Zealand 226 2  Australia 28 February 1986 Drawn
37 114* Allan Border (2/2)  Australia 201 3  New Zealand 28 February 1986 Drawn
38 114 Chris Broad  England 244 1  New Zealand 12 February 1988 Drawn
39 185 John Wright (2/2)  New Zealand 443 1  India 2 February 1990 Won
40 148 Alec Stewart  England 265 1  New Zealand 18 January 1992 Won
41 102 Ken Rutherford  New Zealand 215 3  Australia 25 February 1993 Lost
42 103 Basit Ali  Pakistan 139 1  New Zealand 24 February 1994 Lost
43 120 Bryan Young  New Zealand 314 4  Pakistan 24 February 1994 Won
44 120* Shane Thomson  New Zealand 167 4  Pakistan 24 February 1994 Won
45 100* Adam Parore  New Zealand 249 1  West Indies 3 February 1995 Drawn
46 103 Ijaz Ahmed  Pakistan 213 3  New Zealand 8 December 1995 Won
47 118 Mike Atherton  England 311 4  New Zealand 14 February 1997 Won
48 211* Herschelle Gibbs  South Africa 468 2  New Zealand 11 March 1999 Drawn
49 148* Jacques Kallis  South Africa 340 2  New Zealand 11 March 1999 Drawn
50 204* Mathew Sinclair  New Zealand 348 1  Pakistan 15 March 2001 Drawn
51 130 Inzamam-ul-Haq  Pakistan 241 2  New Zealand 15 March 2001 Drawn
52 203 Mohammad Yousuf  Pakistan 429 2  New Zealand 15 March 2001 Drawn
53 101* Saqlain Mushtaq  Pakistan 291 2  New Zealand 15 March 2001 Drawn
54 106 Nasser Hussain  England 244 1  New Zealand 13 March 2002 Won
55 200* Graham Thorpe  England 231 3  New Zealand 13 March 2002 Won
56 137 Andrew Flintoff  England 163 3  New Zealand 13 March 2002 Won
57 222 Nathan Astle  New Zealand 168 4  England 13 March 2002 Lost
58 146 Hamish Marshall  New Zealand 256 1  Australia 10 March 2005 Lost
59 118 Simon Katich  Australia 229 2  New Zealand 10 March 2005 Won
60 121 Adam Gilchrist  Australia 126 2  New Zealand 10 March 2005 Won
61 100* Kumar Sangakkara  Sri Lanka 154 3  New Zealand 7 December 2006 Lost

One Day International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at Lancaster Park.[6]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 104 Ken Wadsworth  New Zealand 98 2  Australia 31 March 1974 Lost
2 103 Gordon Greenidge (1/2)  West Indies 137 1  New Zealand 6 February 1980 Lost
3 133* Gordon Greenidge (2/2)  West Indies 140 2  New Zealand 28 March 1987 Won
4 107 Dean Jones  Australia 143 1  New Zealand 4 March 1990 Won
5 119* Ramiz Raja  Pakistan 155 2  New Zealand 18 March 1992 Won
6 118 Adam Gilchrist (1/2)  Australia 117 2  New Zealand 8 February 1998 Won
7 115 Chris Cairns  New Zealand 80 1  India 19 January 1999 Won
8 128 Adam Gilchrist (2/2)  Australia 98 1  New Zealand 26 February 2000 Won
9 104* Craig McMillan  New Zealand 75 1  Pakistan 25 February 2001 Won
10 115* Stephen Fleming (1/2)  New Zealand 135 2  Pakistan 10 January 2004 Won
11 108 Stephen Fleming (2/2)  New Zealand 115 2  South Africa 17 February 2004 Won
12 114 Matthew Hayden  Australia 124 1  New Zealand 22 February 2005 Won
13 101 Scott Styris  New Zealand 96 2  Australia 10 December 2005 Won
14 103 Upul Tharanga  Sri Lanka 125 1  New Zealand 3 January 2006 Lost
15 118* Nathan Astle  New Zealand 126 1  West Indies 25 February 2006 Won
16 163* Sachin Tendulkar  India 133 1  New Zealand 8 March 2009 Won
17 105 Jesse Ryder  New Zealand 80 2  India 8 March 2009 Lost
18 101 Imrul Kayes  Bangladesh 138 1  New Zealand 11 February 2010 Lost
19 115 Mohammad Hafeez  Pakistan 144 1  New Zealand 29 January 2011 Won

Twenty20 International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the Twenty20 International centuries scored at Lancaster Park.[7]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 116* Brendon McCullum  New Zealand 56 1  Australia 28 February 2010 Tied (NZ won by super over)

Women's Test centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the women's Test centuries scored at the Lancaster Park.[17]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 189 Betty Snowball  England NR 2  New Zealand 16 February 1935 Won
2 110 Molly Hide  England NR 2  New Zealand 16 February 1935 Won
3 108 Mary Duggan  England NR 2  New Zealand 29 November 1957 Drawn

Women's One Day International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the women's One Day International centuries scored at Lancaster Park.[18]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 100* Denise Annetts  Australia 104 1  England 25 January 1992 No result

References[edit]

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