1946
1956 - The construction of the New Wanderers, now only used for rugby
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Transvaal
Rugby Union
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Ellis Park
 

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South Africa v England - Dec 27-30, 1948 Scorecard
South Africa v New Zealand - Jan 29-Feb 2, 1954 Scorecard
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Ellis Park was a rugby ground but was pressed into service when the Old Wanderers was demolished at the end of the 1945-46 season to make way for a railway. Over the next decade, Ellis Park staged Transvaal matches and Tests. The completion of the New Wanderers ground in 1956-57 signalled the end of Ellis Park as a cricket venue. The present ground was built in 1980 and has no reminders of its time as a cricket venue.
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A general view of Ellis Park in Johannesburg in 2005
A general view of Ellis Park in Johannesburg
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