International Cricket Centuries at the National Stadium, Karachi

International Cricket Centuries at the National Stadium, Karachi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135859730
  • 9786135859737