St George's Park History
Port Elizabeth, South Africa

The Grounds St George's Park - The Lights
The Lights

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Mr Alphonsus Alexander worked on the wiring of one of the poles which was to carry floodlighting for night cricket match at St George's Park.Eastern Province's first Benson and Hedges night match was against Natal in November, 1985.

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Getting ready for the big switch-on in St George's Park was John Simons, who is dwarfed by the massive floodlights above him. The floodlights, which were erected at a cost of R500,000, were used for the first time on November 8, 1985, when Eastern Province played against Natal in a night match.

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In march, 1992, one of the giant floodlights at St George's Park cricket ground was moved to allow for the construction of improved facilities for spectators.

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Skill and concentration were the order of the day when the second of two six-ton floodlight pylons was placed onto its base on the Duckpond Pavillion at St George's Park in May, 1992.

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A TV cameraman goes to great heights on the floodlight stand above St George's Park during the England / Namibia cricket match on Wednesday, February 19, 2003.

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A security policeman checks out St George's Park from the floodlights above the Duckpond Pavillion during one of the 2003 Cricket World Cup matches.

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