Cape Town

  • e Lounge Unwind: Catch the action on the sets of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' March 23, 2014

    CNN-IBN meets the participants on 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' in Cape Town, South Africa. ...
  • 1st ODI: Pakistan beat South Africa by 23 runs November 24, 2013

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page After squaring off the twomatch Twenty20 series, South Africa and Pakistan will once again face each other in the threematch one day international series, starting in Cape Town on Sunday. South Africa's team is bolstered by the return of experienced allrounder...
  • India to play three Tests, seven ODIs and two T20s against South Africa April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian cricket team will play three Tests, seven ODIs and two Twenty20 matches during their tour of South Africa, slated to start at the end of this year. Cricket South Africa and the Indian Cricket Board were contemplating accommodating one more Test but things could not materialise...
  • Snapshot: Holi in Cape Town with cornflour powder March 4, 2013

    Revellers react as they are covered in coloured cornflour powder while participating in the 'Holi One' festival in Cape Town, March 2, 2013. The event is inspired by the Holi festival which originated in India. ...
  • 2nd Test: Ajmal fivefor puts Pakistan in command on day two February 15, 2013

    Cape Town: The genius of Saeed Ajmal came to the fore for the first time in the series, as the Pakistan spinner singlehandedly put South Africa on the back foot on day two of the second Test at Newlands on Friday. South Africa went to stumps on 139 for 5 in...
  • NZ media slams team for Cape Town surrender January 3, 2013

    New Zealand's longsuffering cricket fans had further reason to bury their heads in their hands as they woke up on Thursday to find the Blacks Caps had been skittled for 45 runs in the first Test against South Africa in Cape Town. Local media described the performance as the worst...
  • Bebe late strike earns draw for Man United July 22, 2012

    Cape Town: Portuguese winger Bebe scored in injury time to give Manchester United a 1-1 draw against Ajax Cape Town in the Premier League team's second pre-season game. Substitute Bebe arrived at the far post to finish powerfully from a Marnick Vermijl cross at Cape Town Stadium in a game that...
  • CLT20 to be held from October 9 to 28 July 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Johannesburg and Cape Town were among the four venues finalised for the fourth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament, which will be held from October 9 to October 28. Centurion and Durban are the other two venues announced by the CLT20 Governing Council. The event will feature a galaxy...
  • T-shirt about NRI's murder sparks outrage in SA June 25, 2012

    Johannesburg: Selling of T-shirts carrying objectionable slogan referring to the gruesome murder of an Indian-origin lady have sparked a fresh controversy in South Africa, attracting criticism from different sections of the society, including that from the victim's family. The apparel with the message "Dewani Tours - treat your wife to a...
  • Ridiculous to be called old and slow: Kallis January 6, 2012

    Cape Town: Having recorded a career-best 224, South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis blasted the media, stating that only newspapers believed that he was too old and slow to have a place in the national cricket team. Just two days before hitting his double century against Sri Lanka in the third Test...
  • 3rd Test: Kallis, Petersen dominate Sri Lanka January 3, 2012

    Cape Town: Jacques Kallis and Alviro Petersen hit centuries as South Africa dominated the first day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka at Newlands on Tuesday. South Africa were 347 for three at the close after being sent in to bat. Kallis, playing in his 150th Test match,...
  • South Africa need to be mentally stronger: Smith January 3, 2012

    Cape Town: South Africa must be mentally stronger in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka, captain Graeme Smith said on the eve of the match. The home team won the first Test at Centurion by an innings and then went down to a 208-run defeat in the second...
  • Philander back to boost South Africa January 3, 2012

    Cape Town: Vernon Philander and Alviro Petersen were recalled to boost an "embarrassed" South Africa on Monday as they aimed to bounce back from a shock defeat against Sri Lanka. South Africa face a high-pressure, series-deciding third Test in Cape Town starting on Tuesday, in a contest the home team was...
  • 'Roebuck was to be detained for alleged assault' November 15, 2011

    Cape Town: Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck was about to be detained over an alleged sexual assault on a Zimbabwean Facebook friend when he committed suicide at his hotel in Cape Town, his colleague Jim Maxwell has said. The English-born 55-year-old commentator was covering the ongoing Test series between South Africa...
  • Calls for heads after Aus crushing defeat November 12, 2011

    Sydney: Australian cricket must make ruthless decisions about its aging side in the wake of the team's shattering defeat to South Africa in three days in Cape Town, Australian newspapers said on Saturday. South Africa staged one of the great Test comebacks to win by eight wickets after trailing by 188...
  • Win showed character of the team: Smith November 11, 2011

    Cape Town: South Africa captain Graeme Smith hailed his team's eight-wicket win in the first Test against Australia at Newlands on Friday as one of the great comebacks in Test cricket history. Smith and Amla hit centuries to guide South Africa to victory by lunch on the third day, this after...
  • 'Today's players lack mental toughness' November 11, 2011

    Sydney: Following Australia's dismal second-innings effort against South Africa, former batsman Mark Waugh has said that current players lack the mental fortitude on lively pitches such as the one in Cape Town. Having taken an 88-run lead over the hosts by bowling them out for 96, Australia were shot out...
  • Manic day highlights magic of Test cricket November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: It was the stuff of simulated PC or Xbox games. Twenty-three wickets across four innings in a single day – only the third time in Test cricket that both teams batted twice on the day; two tailenders doubling their team's score; and Shane Watson and Vernon Philander grabbing...
  • Clarke blames batsmen for shocking collapse November 11, 2011

    Cape Town: Australia captain Michael Clarke said his batsmen were to blame for the team's collapse to 47 all out in their second innings on a frenetic second day of the first Test against South Africa at Newlands on Thursday. Twenty-three wickets fell for 294 runs on a day which ended...
  • 1st Test: SA on top in spite of Clarke ton November 9, 2011

    Cape Town: Australian captain Michael Clarke hit an aggressive century to cancel out some superb fast bowling by South Africa's Dale Steyn on the first day of the first Test at Newlands here on Wednesday. Clarke hit 107 not out in an Australian total of 214 for eight, while Steyn proved...
  • Record holder swim sisters but no sponsors! October 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Amidst the doom and gloom there are many Indians who are living examples of courage and decency and who believe in doing constructive work for a better future. South Atlantic Ocean's temperature 9.4 degree celsius- icy, shark infested waters and only the toughest can attempt to take up...
  • Graham Greene inspired me: Tim Butcher January 5, 2011

    London: Following the footsteps of author Graham Greene through remote rainforest and malarial swamps in some of the most dangerous parts of Africa was a challenge Tim Butcher relished for his latest book. The Cape Town-based writer's new book "Chasing the Devil" is an account of his attempt to re-discover a...
  • Cape Town finally gets Nelson Mandela street December 28, 2010

    London: South Africa's Cape Town city has finally decided to name a street after Nelson Mandela whose election as president marked a historical victory of the anti-apartheid movement in the country 16 years ago, the Guardian reported here. The city is about to become one of the last in the world...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in Cape Town December 10, 2010

    Cape Town: With its spectacular mountains and gorgeous beaches, Cape Town is perfect for outdoor activities like rock climbing, wind surfing and cycling. And after seeing lions and elephants on safari further north, you can watch whales, penguins and seals in the waters around the Cape of Good Hope. Reuters correspondents...
  • Beckham, Theron to grace 2010 World Cup draw in S Africa December 5, 2009

    New Delhi: All eyes will be on the 2010 World Cup draw ceremony in Cape Town that starts at 2230 hours (IST) on Friday. The ceremony will be hosted by Oscar winning South African native Charlize Theron with stars like David Beckham and Haile Gebrselassie expected to be in attendance....
  • Straying black dog steals show at the IPL opener April 18, 2009

    Cape Town: Every dog has its day -- goes the old adage and a black canine literally lived up to it at the Indian Premier League opener, bringing the proceedings to a standstill for more than 10 minutes while dodging the ground staff with amazing athleticism. Just a little more...
  • IPL's buzz in SA: Cheaper tickets, unlimited fun April 4, 2009

    New Delhi : The cheerleaders will be there as will the best players in the world and all the entertainment of a glitzy T20 carnival. "We will be playing flavour of India and carnival of India all across the tournament," says IPL Chief Lalit Modi. The tournament may have moved...
  • Karzzzz's curse? Now Himesh catches sunstroke March 8, 2008

    New Delhi: The making of Satish Kaushik's Karzzzz appears to be beset by obstacles. Earlier, the film crew had to flee one of its primary locations - Kenya - when unrest and riots broke out in the wake of the country's controversial presidential elections in December. The film's location was then...
  • Cash is Dus on steroids: Zayed September 27, 2006

    Cape Town: After Mauritius, Malaysia and New York, it's now the turn of South Africa to be at the centre of attraction for Bollywood filmmakers. Cash, which is an action packed thriller, is the first Hindi film to be shot entirely in Cape Town and the stars are gearing up...