Boland cricket team

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The Boland cricket team is based in the Boland region of Western Cape province in South Africa.

Honours[edit]

  • Standard Bank Cup (1) - 1999–2000

Team history[edit]

Boland began playing in first-class matches in October 1980. They have usually participated in the lower level of the first-class competitions. Currently they compete in the Provincial Three-Day Challenge. At the end of 2013 they had played 272 matches, with 69 wins, 111 losses, 90 draws and two ties.

To take part in the SuperSport Series, Boland merged with Western Province to form Western Province Boland (now Cape Cobras) from October 2004.

Venues[edit]

Boland's venues have included:

  • Oude Libertas, Stellenbosch Farmers Winery Ground, Stellenbosch (Oct 1980 - Feb 1991)
  • Brackenfell Sports Fields (Sept 1989 - Jan 1995)
  • Callie de Wet Sportsground, Robertson (used once in Sept 1990)
  • Boland Park, Worcester (Oct 1990 - Sept 1993)
  • Bredasdorp Cricket Club Ground (used once in Sept 1992)
  • Stellenbosch University Ground, Coetzenburg (Oct 1993 - Feb 1999; used earlier by SA Universities in 1978)
  • Paarl Cricket Club Ground (Nov 1994 - Feb 1995)
  • Boland Park, Paarl (main venue Dec 1994 - 2014)

References[edit]

  • South African Cricket Annual – various editions
  • Wisden Cricketers' Almanack – various editions

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