South Africa domestic cricket

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Cricket in South Africa was established by the British, and the first tour by a side from England took place in 1888-89. The following summer a domestic competition, the Currie Cup, named after Sir Donald Currie, who donated the trophy, began with two sides - Kimberley and Transvaal - playing against each other. The competition quickly expanded, and really reached its peak during the years of isolation in the 1970s and 1980s when the standards were exceptionally high. After the end of the apartheid regime, the domestic game suffered and in 2004-05 the competition underwent a major overhaul, with six new franchises introduced with the aim of producing a stronger top-tier of sides underpinned by a second-tier tournament based around the old provincial teams.

Currie Cup

Year Winner
1889-90 Transvaal
1889-90 Transvaal
1890-91 Kimberley
1892-93 Western Province
1893-94 Western Province
1894-95 Transvaal
1896-97 Western Province
1897-98 Western Province
1902-03 Transvaal
1903-04 Transvaal
1904-05 Transvaal
1906-07 Transvaal
1908-09 Western Province
1910-11 Transvaal
1912-13 Transvaal
1920-21 Western Province
1921-22 Transvaal / Natal / W Prov
1923-24 Transvaal
1925-26 Transvaal
1926-27 Transvaal
1929-30 Transvaal
1929-30 Transvaal
1931-32 Western Province
1933-34 Natal
1934-35 Transvaal
1936-37 Natal
1937-38 Natal / Transvaal
1946-47 Natal
1947-48 Natal
1950-51 Transvaal
1951-52 Natal
1952-53 Western Province
1954-55 Natal
1955-56 Western Province
1958-59 Transvaal
1959-60 Natal
1960-61 Natal
1962-63 Natal
1963-64 Natal
1965-66 Natal / Transvaal
1966-67 Natal
1967-68 Natal
1968-69 Transvaal
1969-70 Transvaal / W Province
1970-71 Transvaal
1971-72 Transvaal
1972-73 Transvaal
1973-74 Natal
1974-75 Western Province
1975-76 Natal
1976-77 Natal
1977-78 Western Province
1978-79 Transvaal
1979-80 Transvaal
1980-81 Natal
1981-82 Western Province
1982-83 Transvaal
1983-84 Transvaal
1984-85 Transvaal
1985-86 Western Province
1986-87 Transvaal
1987-88 Transvaal
1988-89 Eastern Province
1989-90 E Province / W Province

Castle Cup

Year Winner
1990-91 Western Province
1991-92 Eastern Province
1992-93 Orange Free State
1993-94 Orange Free State
1994-95 Natal
1995-96 Western Province

SuperSport Series

Year Winner
1996-97 Natal
1997-98 Free State
1998-99 Western Province
1999-00 Gauteng
2000-01 Western Province
2001-02 KwaZulu
2002-03 Easterns
2003-04 Western Province
2004-05 Dolphins / Eagles
2005-06 Titans / Dolphins
2006-07 Titans
2007-08 Eagles
2008-09 Titans
2009-10 Cape Cobras
2010-11 Cape Cobras

Sunfoil Series

Year Winner
2012-13 Cape Cobras
2013-14 Cape Cobras

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