Lions Cricket (formally known as the bizhub Highveld Lions for sponsorship reasons) are a professional cricket franchise which represents Central Gauteng, formerly Transvaal, and North West, formerly known as Western Transvaal.
|Colours||Red Royal Blue Gold|
|Home ground||Bidvest Wanderers Stadium (main venue), Senwes Park|
|Capacity||34,000 (Bidvest Wanderers) 18,000 (Senwes Park)|
|Official website:||Highveld Lions|
It's member unions are the Central Gauteng Lions cricket team and North West first class cricket who merged in 2003 to form the franchise which is the highest level of cricket in the region and a feeder to the South African National Cricket team.
The home venues are the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg and Senwes Park in Potchefstroom. The combined team plays in the 4-Day Franchise Series first class cricket competition as well as in the Momentum 1 Day Cup and CSA T20 Challenge limited over competitions. They are the current 4-Day Franchise Series competition champions.
- CSA 4 Day Series (2) - 2014–15, 2018-19
- Momentum 1 Day Cup (1) - ; shared (1) - 2012-13 shared with Nashua Cape Cobras
- CSA T20 Challenge (2) - 2006–07, 2012–13, 2018-19
- Champions League Twenty20 (0) - ; Runners up (1) - 2011-2012
- No. denotes the player's squad number, as worn on the back of their shirt.
- Bold denotes players with international caps.
|Name||Nat||Birth date||Batting Style||Bowling Style||Notes|
|Temba Bavuma||17 May 1990||Right-handed||Right arm medium||Captain|
|Ryan Rickelton||11 July 1996||Left-handed||Right arm medium|
|Reeza Hendricks||14 August 1989||Right-handed||Right arm medium-fast|
|Rassie van der Dussen||7 February 1989||Right-handed||Right arm leg break|
|Wihan Lubbe||11 November 1992 (age 26)||Right-handed||Right arm off break|
|Kagiso Rapulana||6 July 1991||Right-handed||Right arm off break|
|Dominic Hendricks||7 November 1990||Left-handed||Right arm off break||Opener|
|Mangaliso Mosehle||24 April 1990||Right-handed|
|Nicky van den Bergh||20 July 1989||Right-handed|
|Willem Mulder||19 February 1998||Right-handed||Right arm medium|
|Dwaine Pretorius||29 March 1989||Right-handed||Right arm medium-fast|
|6 March 1989||Right-handed||Right arm leg break|
|Bjorn Fortuin||21 October 1994||Right-handed||Slow left arm orthodox|
|Aaron Phangiso||21 January 1984||Right-handed||Left arm orthodox|
|Craig Alexander||5 January 1987||Right-handed||Right arm fast|
|Beuran Hendricks||8 June 1990||Right-handed||Left arm medium fast|
|Malusi Siboto||20 August 1987||Right-handed||Right arm medium-fast|
|Delano Potgieter||5 August 1996||Right-handed||Right arm medium|
|Nono Pongolo||18 August 1989||Right-handed||Right arm medium|
|Kagiso Rabada||25 May 1995||Left-handed||Right arm fast|
|Nandre Burger||11 August 1995 (age 23)||Right-handed||Left arm medium fast|
Source(s): Contracted players and second team players who have represented Lions in the 2015/16 and 2016/17 season.