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Eastern Province cricket team

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Eastern Province cricket team

Eastern Province cricket team is the team representing the Eastern Province in domestic first-class cricket in South Africa.


  • Honours 1
  • Club history 2
  • Venues 3
  • References 4


  • Currie Cup (2) - 1988–89, 1991–92; shared (1) - 1989–90
  • (Benson & Hedges) Standard Bank Cup (2) - 1989–90, 1991–92
  • South African Airways Provincial Three-Day Challenge (0) -
  • South African Airways Provincial One-Day Challenge (0) -
  • Gillette/Nissan Cup (4) - 1971–72, 1975–76, 1986–87, 1989–90

Club history

The team began playing in December 1889.

For the purposes of the SuperSport Series, Eastern Province has merged with Border to form the Warriors from October 2004.


Venues have included:

  • Port Elizabeth (1889–present)
  • Union Ground, St George's Park, Port Elizabeth (occasional venue 1952 - 1986)
  • Rhodes University Great Field, Grahamstown (two games 1973 - 1978)
  • Kemsley Park, Port Elizabeth (occasional venue Jan 1980 - Dec 1996)
  • Rhodes University Prospect Field, Grahamstown (occasional venue Dec 1980 - Sept 1993)
  • Uitenhage Cricket Club A Ground, Uitenhage (Dec 1981 - Feb 1989)
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University No 1 Oval, Port Elizabeth (occasional venue Dec 1982 - Feb 1999)
  • Standard Cricket Club Ground, Cradock (two matches 1985 - 1991)


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

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