Definitions for "1897-98 South African cricket season"
The 1897-98 South African cricket season was the tenth season of first-class cricket in South Africa. Most of the first-class games were for the Currie Cup, which retained the same format as in 1896-97 - Western Province, the holders, qualified for the final as hosts; the other four teams competed in a round-robin tournament to decide who would play Western Province. Border competed in the Currie Cup for the first time, taking the place of Eastern Province.