Location: 146 Campground Rd, Newlands, Cape Town, 7700
Newlands Cricket Ground or Sahara Newlands, currently known as PPC Newlands for sponsorship reasons, in Cape Town, is a South African cricket ground.
The stadium with a capacity of 25,000 is the home of the Cape Cobras, who play in the Sunfoil Series, Momentum 1 Day Cup and RamSlam Pro20 competitions. It is also a venue for Test matches, ODIs and T20Is.
Newlands is regarded as one of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the world, being overlooked by Table Mountain and Devil’s Peak. It is close to Newlands Stadium, which is a rugby union and football venue. The cricket ground opened in 1888.
The stadium is close to (and should not be confused with) Newlands Stadium, which is a rugby and football venue.
As of January 2011, there have been 35 One-day Internationals played at the ground including 5 in the 2003 Cricket World Cup.
- Address 146 Campground Rd, Newlands, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
- Phone +27 (0)87 012 5314
- E-mail [email protected]