List of international cricket centuries at the National Stadium
The National Stadium is a cricket ground in Karachi, Pakistan. The first Test match played at the National Stadium was in 1955 between Pakistan and India. The most recent Test match hosted by the ground, its 41st, was played in February 2009. The ground has also hosted 46 One Day Internationals (ODIs), the first of these was in 1980 between Pakistan and the West Indies.
73 Test centuries have been scored at the ground. The Pakistani Alimuddin became the first Test centurion at the ground when he scored 103 not out against India in 1955. There has been one instance of a triple century at the National Stadium, it was made by Younis Khan. Khan's innings of 313, from 568 deliveries, was scored against Sri Lanka in 2009. It was during this match that the 2nd and 3rd highest Test centuries at the ground were made, the Sri Lankans Mahela Jayawardene and Thilan Samaraweera made 240 and 231 respectively. Saleem Malik holds the record for the most Test centuries scored at the ground, with 4.
Zaheer Abbas scored the first of 29 ODI centuries at the ground. Abbas made 113 from 99 deliveries against India in 1983. The West Indian Viv Richards holds the record for the highest ODI innings at the ground. Richards's innings of 181 from 125 deliveries came against Sri Lanka in 1987. The highest ODI innings at the ground by a Pakistani is 136, which was made by Salman Butt in 2008.
- * 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 the National Stadium, Karachi.
- The column title Date refers to the date the match started.
- The column title Result refers to whether the player's team won, lost or if the match was drawn.
The following table summarises the Test centuries scored at the National Stadium, Karachi.
|1||103*||Alimuddin, Alimuddin (1/2)||Pakistan||NR||3||India||26 February 1955||Drawn|
|2||103||Mohammad, HanifHanif Mohammad (1/2)||Pakistan||NR||2||West Indies||20 February 1959||Won|
|3||101*||Mohammad, HanifHanif Mohammad (2/2)||Pakistan||NR||3||Australia||4 December 1959||Drawn|
|4||109||Alimuddin, Alimuddin (2/2)||Pakistan||NR||1||England||2 February 1962||Drawn|
|5||205||Dexter, TedTed Dexter||England||NR||2||Pakistan||2 February 1962||Drawn|
|6||111||Parfitt, PeterPeter Parfitt||England||NR||2||Pakistan||2 February 1962||Drawn|
|7||166||Ibadulla, BillyBilly Ibadulla||Pakistan||NR||1||Australia||24 October 1964||Drawn|
|8||153||Simpson, BobBob Simpson (1/2)||Australia||NR||2||Pakistan||24 October 1964||Drawn|
|9||115||Simpson, BobBob Simpson (2/2)||Australia||NR||4||Pakistan||24 October 1964||Drawn|
|10||128||Reid, JohnJohn Reid||New Zealand||NR||1||Pakistan||9 April 1965||Lost|
|11||172||Ahmed, SaeedSaeed Ahmed||Pakistan||NR||2||New Zealand||9 April 1965||Won|
|12||126||Ilyas, MohammadMohammad Ilyas||Pakistan||NR||4||New Zealand||9 April 1965||Won|
|13||139||Milburn, ColinColin Milburn||England||NR||1||Pakistan||6 March 1969||Drawn|
|14||105||Graveney, TomTom Graveney||England||NR||1||Pakistan||6 March 1969||Drawn|
|15||100||Khan, MajidMajid Khan (1/2)||Pakistan||NR||1||West Indies||1 March 1975||Drawn|
|16||107*||Raja, WasimWasim Raja||Pakistan||NR||1||West Indies||1 March 1975||Drawn|
|17||115||Kallicharran, AlvinAlvin Kallicharran||West Indies||NR||2||Pakistan||1 March 1975||Drawn|
|18||101||Julien, BernardBernard Julien||West Indies||NR||2||Pakistan||1 March 1975||Drawn|
|19||112||Khan, MajidMajid Khan (2/2)||Pakistan||NR||1||New Zealand||30 October 1976||Drawn|
|20||206||Miandad, JavedJaved Miandad (1/3)||Pakistan||NR||1||New Zealand||30 October 1976||Drawn|
|21||107||Mohammad, MushtaqMushtaq Mohammad||Pakistan||NR||1||New Zealand||30 October 1976||Drawn|
|22||152||Lees, WarrenWarren Lees||New Zealand||NR||2||Pakistan||30 October 1976||Drawn|
|23||111||Gavaskar, SunilSunil Gavaskar (1/2)||India||NR||1||Pakistan||14 November 1978||Lost|
|24||100||Miandad, JavedJaved Miandad (2/3)||Pakistan||NR||2||India||14 November 1978||Won|
|25||137||Gavaskar, SunilSunil Gavaskar (2/2)||India||240||3||Pakistan||14 November 1978||Lost|
|26||153||Rasheed, HaroonHaroon Rasheed||Pakistan||242||1||Sri Lanka||5 March 1982||Won|
|27||100*||Malik, SaleemSaleem Malik (1/4)||Pakistan||191||3||Sri Lanka||5 March 1982||Won|
|28||186||Abbas, ZaheerZaheer Abbas||Pakistan||246||2||India||23 December 1982||Won|
|29||119||Nazar, MudassarMudassar Nazar (1/2)||Pakistan||199||2||India||23 December 1982||Won|
|30||128||Shastri, RaviRavi Shastri||India||327||1||Pakistan||30 January 1983||Drawn|
|31||152||Nazar, MudassarMudassar Nazar (2/2)||Pakistan||308||2||India||30 January 1983||Drawn|
|32||103*||Amarnath, MohinderMohinder Amarnath||India||188||3||Pakistan||30 January 1983||Drawn|
|33||107||Wright, JohnJohn Wright||New Zealand||200||2||Pakistan||10 December 1984||Drawn|
|34||119*||Malik, SaleemSaleem Malik (2/4)||Pakistan||169||3||New Zealand||10 December 1984||Drawn|
|35||105||de Silva, AravindaAravinda de Silva||Sri Lanka||NR||3||Pakistan||7 November 1985||Lost|
|36||211||Miandad, JavedJaved Miandad (3/3)||Pakistan||441||1||Australia||15 September 1988||Won|
|37||109*||Khan, ImranImran Khan||Pakistan||146||1||India||15 November 1989||Drawn|
|38||102*||Malik, SaleemSaleem Malik (3/4)||Pakistan||145||3||India||15 November 1989||Drawn|
|39||113*||Manjrekar, SanjaySanjay Manjrekar||India||243||4||Pakistan||15 November 1989||Drawn|
|40||203*||Mohammad, ShoaibShoaib Mohammad||Pakistan||411||2||New Zealand||10 October 1990||Won|
|41||117||Haynes, DesmondDesmond Haynes||West Indies||241||1||Pakistan||15 November 1990||Lost|
|42||102||Malik, SaleemSaleem Malik (4/4)||Pakistan||208||2||West Indies||15 November 1990||Won|
|43||114*||Boon, DavidDavid Boon||Australia||220||3||Pakistan||28 September 1994||Lost|
|44||160||Sohail, AamerAamer Sohail (1/2)||Pakistan||255||2||West Indies||6 December 1997||Won|
|45||151||Ahmed, IjazIjaz Ahmed (1/2)||Pakistan||337||2||West Indies||6 December 1997||Won|
|46||106||Hooper, CarlCarl Hooper||West Indies||90||3||Pakistan||6 December 1997||Lost|
|47||133||Sohail, AamerAamer Sohail (2/2)||Pakistan||272||2||Australia||22 October 1998||Drawn|
|48||117||Waugh, MarkMark Waugh||Australia||229||3||Pakistan||22 October 1998||Drawn|
|49||120*||Ahmed, IjazIjaz Ahmed (2/2)||Pakistan||247||4||Australia||22 October 1998||Drawn|
|50||138||Inzamam-ul-Haq, Inzamam-ul-Haq (1/3)||Pakistan||243||3||Sri Lanka||12 March 2000||Won|
|51||142||Inzamam-ul-Haq, Inzamam-ul-Haq (2/3)||Pakistan||257||1||England||7 December 2000||Lost|
|52||117||Yousuf, MohammadMohammad Yousuf (1/3)||Pakistan||242||1||England||7 December 2000||Lost|
|53||125||Atherton, MikeMike Atherton||England||430||2||Pakistan||7 December 2000||Won|
|54||170||Hameed, YasirYasir Hameed (1/2)||Pakistan||253||2||Bangladesh||20 August 2003||Won|
|55||108||Bashar, HabibulHabibul Bashar||Bangladesh||218||3||Pakistan||20 August 2003||Lost|
|56||105||Hameed, YasirYasir Hameed (2/2)||Pakistan||161||4||Bangladesh||20 August 2003||Won|
|57||124||Khan, YounisYounis Khan (1/3)||Pakistan||215||2||Sri Lanka||28 October 2004||Won|
|58||117||Inzamam-ul-Haq, Inzamam-ul-Haq (3/3)||Pakistan||244||2||Sri Lanka||28 October 2004||Won|
|59||107||Jayasuriya, SanathSanath Jayasuriya||Sri Lanka||129||3||Pakistan||28 October 2004||Lost|
|60||138||Sangakkara, KumarKumar Sangakkara||Sri Lanka||251||3||Pakistan||28 October 2004||Lost|
|61||113||Akmal, KamranKamran Akmal (1/2)||Pakistan||148||1||India||29 January 2006||Won|
|62||139||Iqbal, FaisalFaisal Iqbal||Pakistan||220||3||India||29 January 2006||Won|
|63||122||Singh, YuvrajYuvraj Singh||India||144||4||Pakistan||29 January 2006||Lost|
|64||102||Yousuf, MohammadMohammad Yousuf (2/3)||Pakistan||158||1||West Indies||27 November 2006||Won|
|65||104||Hafeez, MohammadMohammad Hafeez||Pakistan||266||3||West Indies||27 November 2006||Won|
|66||124||Yousuf, MohammadMohammad Yousuf (3/3)||Pakistan||195||3||West Indies||27 November 2006||Won|
|67||155||Kallis, JacquesJacques Kallis (1/2)||South Africa||249||1||Pakistan||1 October 2007||Won|
|68||100*||Kallis, JacquesJacques Kallis (2/2)||South Africa||201||3||Pakistan||1 October 2007||Won|
|69||126||Khan, YounisYounis Khan (2/3)||Pakistan||160||4||South Africa||1 October 2007||Lost|
|70||240||Jayawardene, MahelaMahela Jayawardene||Sri Lanka||424||1||Pakistan||21 February 2009||Drawn|
|71||231||Samaraweera, ThilanThilan Samaraweera||Sri Lanka||318||1||Pakistan||21 February 2009||Drawn|
|72||313||Khan, YounisYounis Khan (3/3)||Pakistan||568||2||Sri Lanka||21 February 2009||Drawn|
|73||158*||Akmal, KamranKamran Akmal (2/2)||Pakistan||184||2||Sri Lanka||21 February 2009||Drawn|
One Day International centuries
The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at the National Stadium, Karachi.
|1||113||Abbas, ZaheerZaheer Abbas||Pakistan||99||2||India||21 January 1983||Won|
|2||105||Haynes, DesmondDesmond Haynes||West Indies||124||1||Sri Lanka||13 October 1987||Won|
|3||181||Richards, VivViv Richards||West Indies||125||1||Sri Lanka||13 October 1987||Won|
|4||113||Raja, RamizRamiz Raja||Pakistan||148||2||England||20 October 1987||Won|
|5||110||Richardson, RichieRichie Richardson||West Indies||135||1||Pakistan||30 October 1987||Won|
|6||142||Gooch, GrahamGraham Gooch||England||134||1||Pakistan||20 November 1987||Won|
|7||111||Sohail, AamerAamer Sohail||Pakistan||139||1||South Africa||29 February 1996||Lost|
|8||111||Lara, BrianBrian Lara||West Indies||94||1||South Africa||11 March 1996||Won|
|9||103||Lehmann, DarrenDarren Lehmann||Australia||101||1||Pakistan||6 November 1998||Won|
|10||119*||Atapattu, MarvanMarvan Atapattu||Sri Lanka||135||1||Pakistan||13 February 2000||Won|
|11||125||Yousuf, MohammadMohammad Yousuf (1/2)||Pakistan||155||1||New Zealand||21 April 2002||Won|
|12||122||Inzamam-ul-Haq, Inzamam-ul-Haq||Pakistan||102||2||India||13 March 2004||Lost|
|13||107*||Yousuf, MohammadMohammad Yousuf (2/2)||Pakistan||121||2||Sri Lanka||6 October 2004||Won|
|14||109||Akmal, KamranKamran Akmal||Pakistan||111||1||England||15 December 2005||Won|
|15||107*||Singh, YuvrajYuvraj Singh||India||93||2||Pakistan||19 February 2006||Won|
|16||101||Chanderpaul, ShivnarineShivnarine Chanderpaul||West Indies||142||1||Pakistan||16 December 2006||Lost|
|17||136||Butt, SalmanSalman Butt (1/2)||Pakistan||124||1||Bangladesh||19 April 2008||Won|
|18||109*||Dhoni, MSMS Dhoni||India||96||1||Hong Kong||25 June 2008||Won|
|19||101||Raina, SureshSuresh Raina (1/2)||India||68||1||Hong Kong||25 June 2008||Won|
|20||125*||Malik, ShoaibShoaib Malik||Pakistan||119||1||India||26 June 2008||Lost|
|21||119||Sehwag, VirenderVirender Sehwag||India||95||2||Pakistan||26 June 2008||Won|
|22||115||Kapali, AlokAlok Kapali||Bangladesh||96||1||India||28 June 2008||Lost|
|23||116*||Raina, SureshSuresh Raina (2/2)||India||107||2||Bangladesh||28 June 2008||Won|
|24||112||Sangakkara, KumarKumar Sangakkara (1/2)||Sri Lanka||110||1||Pakistan||29 June 2008||Won|
|25||130||Jayasuriya, SanathSanath Jayasuriya (1/2)||Sri Lanka||88||1||Bangladesh||30 June 2008||Won|
|26||121||Sangakkara, KumarKumar Sangakkara (2/2)||Sri Lanka||128||1||Bangladesh||30 June 2008||Won|
|27||123*||Khan, YounisYounis Khan||Pakistan||117||2||India||2 July 2008||Won|
|28||125||Jayasuriya, SanathSanath Jayasuriya (2/2)||Sri Lanka||114||1||India||6 July 2008||Won|
|29||100*||Butt, SalmanSalman Butt (2/2)||Pakistan||117||2||Sri Lanka||20 January 2009||Won|
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