Griqualand West cricket team

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The Griqualand West cricket team is the first-class cricket team that represents the area of Griqualand West in Northern Cape province in South Africa. For the purposes of the SuperSport Series, Griqualand West merged with Free State to form the Eagles from October 2004, but Griqualand West retained its independent status as a team in the provincial three-day competition.


  • Currie Cup (1) - 1890–91 ; shared (0) -
  • Standard Bank Cup (1) - 1998–99
  • South African Airways Provincial Three-Day Challenge (4) - 2004–05, 2007–08, 2008-09, 2011-12
  • South African Airways Provincial One-Day Challenge (0) -
  • Gillette/Nissan Cup (0) -

Club history[edit]

The team was originally called Kimberley and began playing in December 1889 at the start of first-class cricket in South Africa. The first game as Griqualand West was in December 1890.

At the end of the 2013-14 season Griqualand West had played 543 first-class matches, for 115 wins, 255 losses and 173 draws.[1]


Venues have included:


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

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