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 the 2015-16 season they had played 298 matches, with 74 wins, 122 losses, 100 draws and two ties.[1]

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 (October 1980 – February 1991)
  • Brackenfell Sports Fields (September 1989 – January 1995)
  • Callie de Wet Sportsground, Robertson (used once in September 1990)
  • Boland Park, Worcester (October 1990 – September 1993)
  • Bredasdorp Cricket Club Ground (used once in September 1992)
  • Stellenbosch University Ground, Coetzenburg (October 1993 – February 1999; used earlier by SA Universities in 1978)
  • Paarl Cricket Club Ground (November 1994 – February 1995)
  • Boland Park, Paarl (main venue December 1994 – 2016)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Playing Record". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 April 2016. 
  • South African Cricket Annual – various editions
  • Wisden Cricketers' Almanack – various editions

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