The Northern Cape women's cricket team, previously known as Griqualand West women's cricket team, is the women's representative cricket team for the South African province of Northern Cape. They compete in the Women's Provincial Programme and the CSA Women's Provincial T20 Competition.
|Founded||UnknownFirst recorded match: 1952|
|Home ground||De Beers Diamond Oval, Kimberley|
The side first competed in the South African domestic system in 1951–52, playing in the Simon Trophy as Griqualand West. They competed in that tournament for two seasons, before not playing until they joined the Caltrate Inter-Provincial Tournament in 1997–98. They have competed in the tournament ever since, but have never made it to the knockout stages. In 2015, the side was renamed Northern Cape, bringing the name into line with the name of the province.
They have also competed in the CSA Women's Provincial T20 Competition since its inception in 2012–13, but have again never qualified for the knockout stages.
Based on squad announced for the 2021–22 season. Players in bold have international caps.
|Susan Benade||South Africa||Club captain|
|Lahwien Alben||South Africa|
|Maxine Alexander||South Africa|
|Maxine Arthur||South Africa|
|Sumayya Florence||South Africa||Wicket-keeper|
|Rethabile Koekoe||South Africa|
|Merece Mackier||South Africa|
|Malebo Mokgantsang||South Africa|
|Kele Moraki||South Africa|
|Katlego Mphetsheni||South Africa|
|Luzian Swartz||South Africa|
|Smirvodia Vaarland||South Africa|
|Lauren van Heerden||South Africa|
|Michaela van Vuuren||South Africa|
|Z van Wyk||South Africa|
|Claudia Velskoen||South Africa|
Players who have played for Northern Cape and played internationally are listed below, in order of first international appearance (given in brackets):
- Susan Benade (2005)
- Annelie Minny (2007)
- Bernadine Bezuidenhout (2014)[a]
- ^ Bezuidenhout represented both South Africa and New Zealand in international cricket.
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- ^ "Simon Trophy 1951/52". CricketArchive. Retrieved 6 February 2022.
- ^ "Caltrate Inter-Provincial Tournament 1997/98". CricketArchive. Retrieved 6 February 2022.
- ^ "Northern Cape Cricket comes into being". Cricket South Africa. Archived from the original on 8 March 2018. Retrieved 6 February 2022.
- ^ "Northern Cape Cricket". Facebook. Retrieved 6 February 2022.
- ^ "Northern Cape Women or Associated Teams Players". CricketArchive. Retrieved 6 February 2022.