Newlands

  • Shane Warne factor big as Australia seek answers February 28, 2014

    Cape Town: Shane Warne's vast Test experience has been well utilised by the Australian squad in the lead-up to the series-deciding third Test against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday. Captain Michael Clarke says the veteran of 145 Test matches and arguably the greatest legspinner of all time...
  • Newlands Test the biggest of my career: Michael Clarke February 28, 2014

    Melbourne: Australia captain Michael Clarke feels that the decider of the three-Test series against South Africa starting Saturday at the Newlands in Cape Town is the biggest Test of his decade-long career. Clarke said it was special to win the Ashes 5-0 at home and a series win in South Africa...
  • Momentum has swung towards South Africa, says Hashim Amla February 25, 2014

    Cape Town: South Africa will head to their favourite ground with momentum in their favour when they take on Australia in the series-deciding third Test at Newlands, batsman Hashim Amla said on Tuesday. The Proteas have suffered just one loss in Cape Town in 12 years, to Australia in 2006, a...
  • Captain Smith delighted at 'rewarding win' February 18, 2013

    Cape Town: Graeme Smith described South Africa's four-wicket victory over Pakistan in the second Test as one of the most rewarding wins in his 100 matches as captain of the side. It gave South Africa an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series and was achieved in conditions more suited...
  • Boucher tribute at Newlands postponed January 3, 2013

    Cape Town: A tribute to former South Africa wicketkeeper Mark Boucher has been postponed after his agent's father, who was also a former first-class cricketer, was reportedly murdered. Cricket South Africa said on Thursday that Boucher had requested Friday's planned celebration at Newlands during South Africa's first Test against New Zealand...
  • Dilshan acclaims Sri Lanka's historic triumph December 29, 2011

    Durban: Sri Lanka captain Tillekeratne Dilshan acclaimed "one of the great wins" after his side completed an historic 208-run victory over South Africa on the fourth day of the second Test at Kingsmead on Thursday. There were wild scenes of celebration on the pitch when Rangana Herath bowled Marchant de Lange...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Round-the-world on The Earthrace May 22, 2007

    Kochi: It's a funny looking boat with a difference. The Earthrace, is on a mission to break the record in circumnavigating the world and her crew thinks she can do the job - thanks to a revolutionary design. Unlike other ships which ride the waves, The Earthrace's hull is built...