Sahara Park; Newlands; Western Province Cricket Club; Newlands 'A'
25,000
Wynberg End, Kelvin Grove End
Western Province
02:13, Sun Feb 18, 2018 (UTC +0200)
Newlands
 

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Newlands, home of Western Province Cricket, has been described by many, together with the Adelaide Oval in Australia, as one of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the World. Nestled behind and at the foot of Table Mountain it is one of the most picturesque places in the world to watch cricket.

Over the past five years numerous changes have been made to the ground. This has slightly taken away from its former splendor. Large portions of the grass embankments have been replaced by pavilions increasing the seating capacity to 25,000.

Newlands is one of the few grounds in South Africa that assists spin bowlers borne out by the fact that many of South African spinners have come from the Western Cape. The pitch is also very conducive to results with a small percentage of Tests played ending up as drawn.

Newlands is also favoured with a Mediterranean winter rainfall climate allowing for perfect weather to watch and play cricket in.

(Keith Lane, August 2002)

Fixtures

2018
Sat Feb 24 (50 ovs)
CSA Women's Provincial League
Western Province Women v North West Women
Sat Feb 24 (20 ovs)
13:00 local | 11:00 GMT
06:00 EST | 05:00 CST | 03:00 PST
5th T20I - South Africa Women v India Women
Sat Feb 24 (20 ovs)          
18:00 local | 16:00 GMT
11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST
3rd T20I - South Africa v India
Thu Mar 22 - Mon Mar 26
10:00 local | 08:00 GMT
04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT
3rd Test - South Africa v Australia
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The memorial wall at Newlands, South Africa v India, 1st Test, Cape Town, 3rd day, January 7, 2018
The memorial wall at Newlands
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Rain kept the groundstaff busy
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Rain delayed the start of play on day three
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