Kingsmead is located in humid Durban, home to sandy beaches and surfing. Highlights in the history of Kingsmead include South Africa’s innings and 129-run demolition of Australia, in February 1970, when Graeme Pollock and Barry Richards, thrashed the Australian bowling to all parts of the ground as they scored 274 and 140 respectively.
Its seated capacity is 25,000 . It is the home ground of the KwaZulu-Natal Dolphins. The first Test match to be played here was between South Africa and England on 18 January 1923, which resulted in a draw on the 5th day. Kingsmead witnessed Yuvraj Singh’s iconic six consecutive sixes.
|First T20I||12 September 2007||Kenya Vs New Zealand|
|Last T20I||4 March 2016||South Africa Vs Australia|
|First ODI||17 December 1992||South Africa Vs India|
|Last ODI||22 January 2019||South Africa Vs Pakistan|
|First Test||18–22 January 1923||South Africa Vs England|
|Last Test||13–17 February 2019||South africa Vs Sri Lanka|