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Jacques Kallis

'We must make sure the culture of Test cricket stays'

Mar 2, 2014: Jacques Kallis on the health of Test cricket, the allrounder's art, what South Africa's Under-19s must do now that they've tasted success and how he plans to stay whetted for one-day cricket, in a free-flowing Q&A session at Newlands

Firdose Moonda in Cape Town

South Africa news

CSA likely to hold 'festival of cricket' at Newlands

Nov 21, 2013: Cricket South Africa is planning a festival of cricket to replace the New Year's Test in Cape Town in the first week of 2014

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Cape Town

Smith scales another peak

Feb 17, 2013: Stats highlights from South Africa's series-clinching win in Cape Town

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

A run deluge in Cape Town

Jan 3, 2012: Stats highlights from a bat-dominated second day in Cape Town

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

Indian Premier League 2009

IPL franchises race to get a base

Mar 28, 2009: With just three weeks left for the IPL to begin in South Africa, the eight teams have begun a race against time to get their player combinations and practice bases in place

Nagraj Gollapudi

South African cricket

Newlands to get facelift

Sep 18, 2008: Outfield was found to have an extremely inconsistent slope as well as an uneven surface

ESPNcricinfo staff

Call correct, call the shots

Aug 29, 2008: At some venues hosting day-night ODIs, just winning the toss might be enough

S Rajesh

South Africa v West Indies, 2nd Test, Cape Town

Pitch battles continue to blight Newlands

Jan 4, 2008: Once more, the playing surface at Newlands is in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons

ESPNcricinfo staff

Newlands to host nine of the ICC World Twenty20 games

Rain threatens Cape Town matches

Sep 8, 2007: One third of the ICC World Twenty20 matches, scheduled in Cape Town, are in danger of being hampered by rain as the venue has received more than 100 millimetres of rain in August

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town

South Africa's trump card

Jan 1, 2007: Stats highlights of the third Test between South Africa and India at Cape Town

Kanishkaa Balachandran

South Africa v India, 3rd ODI, Cape Town

'This tour is a great opportunity for the young players'

Nov 25, 2006: Rahul Dravid laughed off suggestions of a tiff with Greg Chappell in Durban, and emphasised that his team were trying their very best to get back on track ahead of the Cape Town ODI on Sunday.

Dileep Premachandran in Cape Town

South Africa v India, 3rd ODI, Cape Town

India are a quality side and can come back - Nel

Nov 25, 2006: Andre Nel brushed off suggestions that a struggling Indian side would be fair game as the series resumes in the Western Cape

Dileep Premachandran in Cape Town

South Africa v India, 3rd ODI, Cape Town

Bone-dry pitch awaits both teams

Nov 25, 2006: The pitch for the game looks bone-dry and has just a smattering of grass here and there, and though the locals expect it to be bouncy, it won't be anywhere near as fast as those they played on at Benoni and Kingsmead

Dileep Premachandran in Cape Town

South Africa v India, 3rd ODI, Cape Town

Munaf ruled out of third ODI

Nov 25, 2006: The Indian management have decided to play it safe and have rested Munaf Patel, the fast bowler, for tomorrow's one-day international at Cape Town

ESPNcricinfo staff

India in South Africa 2006-07

'I was missing playing for India' - Zaheer

Nov 24, 2006: Though the Durban defeat met with hysterical over-reaction back home Zaheer Khan remained quietly confident that India could turn things around

Dileep Premachandran in Cape Town

South Africa v India, 3rd ODI, Cape Town

India have a mountain to climb

Nov 24, 2006: India had to make do with net sessions on a basketball court, upon which green-coloured mats had been thrown. There were the usual catching and fielding drills too, though Munaf Patel missed out with a sore left ankle.

Dileep Premachandran in Cape Town

Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town named

Venues announced for Twenty20 World Championship

Nov 21, 2006: Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town have been chosen as the three venues for the inaugural ICC Twenty20 World Championships in September 2007

ESPNcricinfo staff

New Zealand tour of South Africa, 2005-06

Newlands pitch may assist batting

Apr 21, 2006: Following Graeme Smith's comments that Test pitches at home this season were "a lottery", the groundstaff at Cape Town have tried their best to provide a track more suited for batting

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia in South Africa, 2005-06

Newlands groundsman hits back

Mar 21, 2006: The Newlands groundsman, Christo Erasmus, has hit out at the South African management for leaving him as the scapegoat for the pitch he prepared for the first Test against Australia

ESPNcricinfo staff

South African seamer heads west

Zondeki joins Western Province Boland

Mar 24, 2005: Monde Zondeki will play for Western Province Boland next season, after announcing his move from the Warriors, the Port Elizabeth based franchise

ESPNcricinfo staff
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