Boland Park

Faf du Plessis batting for South Africa
Facts
Capacity
10.000
Location
Paarl
Address
Langenhoven Avenue, Boland Agricultural Show Grnds, Paarl
Home to
Boland, Cape Cobras, Paarl Rocks
Floodlights
Yes

Stats - Test Matches

Unlike some of South Africa’s other smaller international cricket grounds such as Buffalo Park in East London, Boland Park hasn’t yet hosted a Test.

Stats - ODI Matches

Highest score: 353/6 by South Africa vs Bangladesh – October 2017
Lowest score: 36/10 by Canada vs Sri Lanka – February 2003

Stats - T20 Matches

Boland Park has hosted ODI cricket, but hasn’t yet been afforded a T20I.

Stats – MSL matches

Highest score: 209/2 by Jozi Stars vs Paarl Rocks – December 2018
Lowest score: 89/10 by Cape Town Blitz vs Paarl Rocks – November 2019

Boland Park profile

Boland Park is among South Africa’s secondary international cricket venues. Locate in the heart of Paarl, which is central to the country’s winelands, the venue is a cricketing oasis of sorts.

It is the Western Cape region’s alternative international cricket ground, with Newlands Stadium about an hour’s drive away.

Boland Park was dimly lit before state-of-the-art floodlights were installed, which has arguably made it a more attractive option for spectators than grounds such as Willowmoore Park or Senwes Park.

It is also a frequent venue for warm-up fixtures, prior to Test and limited-overs series when teams visit from overseas.

What to look for when betting on matches at Boland Park

With small boundaries and largely flat conditions, this ground has been a batsmen’s paradise in the past. It has four of the top 10 team totals in the history of the Mzansi Super League.

Paarl is a hot region of South Africa, with temperatures soaring in the summer. This often makes for dry pitches, which brings the spinners into play if the surface is biting a bit.

Boland Park is home to the Paarl Rocks, who were the most successful team to bet on in the opening two years of the MSL.

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