North West cricket team

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For the Irish team and association, see North West of Ireland Cricket Union.

North West cricket team (formerly Western Transvaal cricket team) plays first-class cricket in South Africa.

For the purposes of the SuperSport Series, North West has merged with Gauteng (formerly Transvaal) to form the Highveld Lions or, more simply, "the Lions".


  • Currie Cup (0) -  ; shared (0) -
  • Standard Bank Cup (0) -
  • South African Airways Provincial Three-Day Challenge (0) -
  • South African Airways Provincial One-Day Challenge (0) -
  • Gillette/Nissan Cup () -

Club history[edit]

North West was called Western Transvaal from October 1991 until February 1996, changing its name after the Transvaal became Gauteng. It has been part of the Lions from October 2004.


Venues have included:


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