McLean Park, Napier

  • CountryNew Zealand
  • CityNapier
  • Capacity19700
  • Flooditno
  • Established1952
  • EndsCentennial Stand End and Embankment End

McLean Park is one of 10 proper cricketing grounds in New Zealand. It is it a ground of international standards and repute having in its ranks an indoor stadium and also a Centennial Hall. Situated at Napier, New Zealand, McLean Park is primarily a One Day International venue which allow batsmen to score runs freely especially in the opening overs. This is one pitch where captains have no doubt in winning the toss and setting a target as the outfield has a reputation of slowing down considerably during the course of the day. The pitch is grassy and the stadium boasts of a good lush outfield. The ground has a seating capacity of 16,000 people. The stadium is primarily used for Test matches and One Day Internationals and it also hosts rugby games. The first Test match was played here in 1979 between the home team, New Zealand and Pakistan. Centennial Stand End and Embankment End are the two ends at this stadium. Also, this venue is situated very close to the International Date Line making it the world's most easterly situated cricketing ground.

Upcoming Matches on McLean Park, Napier

VENUE TRACKER

Matches
10
Home Team Wins
1
Away Team Wins
2
Wins batting 1st
3
Wins batting 2nd
0
No Results
7
Neutral Team Wins
0
Matches Tied
0
Most Prolific Batsman
Brendon McCullum
494
Runs
Most Prolific Bowler
Chris Martin
22
Wickets
Highest Innings Score
619/9
by New Zealand on March 26, 2009 - New Zealand drew with India
Lowest Innings Score
51/10
by Zimbabwe on January 26, 2012 - New Zealand beat Zimbabwe by an innings and 301 runs
Highest Score by an Individual
201
by Jesse Ryder v India on March 26, 2009 - New Zealand drew with India
Best Bowling Figures by an Individual
7/47
by Ryan Sidebottom v New Zealand on March 22, 2008 - England beat New Zealand by 121 runs
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