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Sheikhupura Stadium

Sheikhupura Stadium
Ground information
LocationSheikhupura, Punjab, Pakistan
OwnerPakistan Cricket
International information
First Test17 October 1996:
 Pakistan v  Zimbabwe
Last Test17 October 1997:
 Pakistan v  South Africa
First ODI22 November 1998:
 Pakistan v  Zimbabwe
Last ODI2 February 2008:
 Pakistan v  Zimbabwe
As of 29 November 2016
Source: ESPNcricinfo

Sheikhupura Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in the city of Sheikhupura in Punjab province of Pakistan. It is currently used mostly for cricket matches. The stadium can accommodate 15,000 spectators 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 apiece.[3]

International centuries

Test centuries

The following table summarises the Test centuries scored at Sheikhupura Stadium.[4]

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

The following table summarises the One Day International centuries scored at Sheikhupura Stadium.[5]

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

List of Five Wicket Hauls


The following table summarises the One Day International five wicket hauls taken at Sheikhupura Stadium.[6][7]

No. Bowler Date Team Opposing team Inn Overs Runs Wkts Econ Result
1 Shahid Nazir 17 October 1996  Pakistan  Zimbabwe 1 22.4 53 5 2.33 Drawn
2 Paul Strang 17 October 1996  Zimbabwe  Pakistan 2 69 212 5 3.07 Drawn

See also


  1. ^ "Stadium stories: Famous Pakistan cricket grounds". Dawn. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Sheikhupura Stadium". ESPN Cricinfo. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2011.
  3. ^ Yaqoob, Mohammad (2 February 2008). "Final ODI at Sheikhupura Pakistan confident of clean sweep against Zimbabwe". DAWN.COM.
  4. ^ "Statistics - Statsguru - Test matches - Batting Records". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Statistics - Statsguru - One-day Internationals - Batting Records". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Starting with a bang: Five wickets in an innings in debut Test | Sports |".
  7. ^ "Statistics - Statsguru - Test matches - Bowling Records". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 August 2019.

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