Sheikhupura Stadium

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Sheikhupura Stadium
Ground information
Location Sheikhupura, Punjab, Pakistan
Capacity 15,000
Owner Pakistan Cricket
International information
First Test 17 October 1996:
 Pakistan v  Zimbabwe
Last Test 17 October 1997:
 Pakistan v  South Africa
First ODI 22 November 1998:
 Pakistan v  Zimbabwe
Last ODI 2 February 2008:
 Pakistan v  Zimbabwe
As of 29 November 2016
Source: ESPNcricinfo

Sheikhupura Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Sheikhupura, Pakistan. It is currently used mostly for cricket matches. The stadium holds 15,000 people and hosted its first Test match in 1996, when Pakistan played Zimbabwe.[1] This was followed by another test a year later between Pakistan and South Africa.[2]

Sheikhupura Stadium has hosted two one-day internationals so far, both between Pakistan and Zimbabwe, both teams winning a match.

International centuries[edit]

Test centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the Test centuries scored at Sheikhupura Stadium.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 110 Grant Flower  Zimbabwe 287 1  Pakistan 17 October 1996 Drawn
2 106* Paul Strang  Zimbabwe 207 1  Pakistan 17 October 1996 Drawn
3 257* Wasim Akram  Pakistan 362 2  Zimbabwe 17 October 1996 Drawn

One Day International centuries[edit]

The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at Sheikhupura Stadium.

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 103 Neil Johnson  Zimbabwe 120 2  Pakistan 22 November 1998 Won

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stadium stories: Famous Pakistan cricket grounds". Dawn. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Sheikhupura Stadium". ESPN Cricinfo. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 

Coordinates: 31°42′29″N 73°58′30″E / 31.708°N 73.975°E / 31.708; 73.975