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Newlands hit by armed robbery

Apr 4, 2018: Friday's raid on the Cape Town stadium was the third such instance since 2015, according to the Western Province Cricket Association

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South Africa news

Newlands prepares to host Australia Test despite drought

Feb 1, 2018: Club cricket has been called off this season in Cape Town, but there seems to be no threat to internationals for now. And work is on to make Newlands' water supply independent of the municipal supply

Firdose Moonda

India in South Africa 2017-18

Afterlife in the Newlands turf

Jan 7, 2018: Eddie Barlow and Hylton Ackerman are among the famous names whose ashes have been scattered on the Newlands outfield, but you don't need to have been a cricketer to make this famous ground your final resting place

Sidharth Monga in Cape Town

South Africa v India, 1st Test, Cape Town

Two men, a painting and tales of the past

Jan 3, 2018: How a return to Newlands was a big moment of redemption for two 60-something friends

Sidharth Monga in Cape Town

South Africa v India, 1st Test, Cape Town

Which Newlands deck will turn up for India?

Jan 3, 2018:

Srinath Sripath

Australia in South Africa, 2016

Western Province raises concerns over fifth ODI scheduling

Sep 29, 2016: The Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) has raised concerns with CSA over holding the fifth ODI between South Africa and Australia on the same day as the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur

Firdose Moonda

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

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