Willowmoore Park

Benoni, South Africa
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One of South Africa's newer international grounds, Willowmoore Park is a smaller-sized venue and home of the Easterns provincial team. It first hosted a one-day international in February 1997 when India met Zimbabwe. Sachin Tendulkar celebrated the new venue's debut with a century as the Indians won by six wickets, with over 10 overs to spare. Willowmoore Park remains a one-day international venue; it has not yet hosted a Test. However, it has become a more and more popular choice as an ODI ground. During the Cricket World Cup in 2003 it hosted two matches. It is a multi-use stadium but is currently used mostly for cricket matches. The stadium opened in 1924 and holds the capacity to accommodate 20,000 people.


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Matches Played:
19
Matches Tied:
0
No Result:
1
Most Successful Team:
South Africa
Wins by Team Batting First:
6
Wins by Team Batting Second:
12
Most Prolific Batsman:
AB de Villiers (309 Runs)
Highest Individual Score:
140 by Hashim Amla
Most Prolific Bowler:
Umar Bhatti (9 Wickets)
Best Bowling Analysis:
5/23 by Muttiah Muralidaran

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