Cape Town in the news:
- Opportunity knocks for Chris Jordan to stake England ODI claim: Jordan is a regular in England’s Twenty20 team but the fast bowler had not featured in an ODI for three-and-a-half years until the series-opening seven-wicket defeat to South Africa at Cape Town on …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Mining Indaba: SA ‘lagging behind other mineral-rich countries in transparency’: Cape Town – A civil society anti-graft organisation is calling for greater openness in the mining industry to curb corruption and mismanagement. Corruption Watch, which is holding an “Alternative …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Chris Jordan promises England will turn it around again in South Africa: Aged 31 and with just 10 one-day wickets in nine 50-over games between his previous ODI outing in September 2016 and the opening fixture here in Cape Town, Jordan was something of a surprise selection …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Eoin Morgan expected to stand by Matt Parkinson despite opening ODI defeat to South Africa putting England in a spin: His average pace of 46mph is the slowest in CricViz, the database of cricket analysts, and on a slow pitch in Cape Town, Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma could hold back and play the turn or use their …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
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Quick Cape Town Fact: Signal Hill stands proudly overlooking the city of Cape Town but why is it called Signal Hill? Well its elevated position was perfect for a lookout to be posted and to watch for ships approaching the harbour. Long ago it was the duty of this permanently stationed signalman to let the castle know when he could see a ship approaching. He did this by means of a flag system and by firing a cannon shot. Once the ship was close enough and if the signal man had identified it as hostile then he raised a red flag which raised the alarm for men to go to the harbour to defend against an attack.