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Their first meeting was on 8 December 1906, as part of South Africa's first tour of Europe, with the match ending in a 3–3 draw. From £1,195 per person one way, including all meals, high tea, most drinks and off-train excursions. Once again thank you. The trip on the Orient Express and the stay in Venice was very important to us and as it was my wife’s special birthday, we wanted everything to go well - and it did! Cricket in South Africa was established by the British, and the first tour by a side from England took place in 1888-1889. Watch the 2nd match of this 5 match series at the beautiful St. George’s Park cricket ground in Port Elizabeth. Our heartfelt thanks go to Rob and his team who made my wife's surprise birthday trip a magical moment in our lives. Thank you so very much. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. They went from infinity to beyond to give me a fantastic memorable holiday. Take a look at other luxury sporting events that we have available in our special collection. The trip on the Venice Orient Express was a fantastic and memorable experience and we thoroughly enjoyed our time in Venice I've already set Lee next years challenge. The award winning 2 storey Vineyard Hotel is located in the leafy suburbs of Newlands. The friendly personal attention, high level of service and attention to detail provided by the lovely Jade, gave us one of the very best holidays we have ever had. Fantasy Research. [, South Africa v England at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Jan 2-6, 2016 Your email is safe with us - We won't share your email address with anyone else & you can unsubscribe at any time. Result: Test: England won 4-match series by 3-1; ODI: 3-match series drawn by 1-1. We were very pleased with the travel plans and arrangements. Reports and scorecards from England's tour of South Africa, featuring four Tests, five ODIs and two Twenty20 internationals. From start to finish, we were treated in a very professional and efficient manner. Dec 26 - Feb 21. Well done. Not a care about tickets, transport, passports, luggage, meals. England stretch their lead past the 200-run mark . Enjoy some of South Africa’s most spectacular and diverse scenery on the 27 hour journey from Pretoria to Cape Town. The private hospitality suites at Newlands Cricket ground offer seating for up to 30 guests for a one day game and 24 guests for a test match. Conditions apply. Read about England tour of South Africa, Dec 2015 - Feb 2016, / , Records, / , All matches, / , Batting and bowling averages Cricket Team Records only on ESPNcricinfo.com. Test All-Time Cricket Results between South Africa and England. Despite containing some of the best players in the world, they gained a reputation as “chokers” as they failed three times to progress to the finals after making the semi’s of the Cricket World Cup. *Package based on departure 30th Dec 2015 and people 2 sharing, cricket entrance ticket only. . Thank you for making this special trip, just that extra special. Thank you Jade and Mulberry Travel! England Women tour of South Africa, 2016 Match Report - England Women tour of South Africa, 2016 cricket summary and score updates. Our annual Splash Café Summer Braai season is also a chance to sample a South African-style barbeque. The Vineyard Hotel boasts two outstanding restaurants, “the Square”, a great favourite for breakfast and dinner, as well as a popular sushi bar and Myoga Restaurant run by well known executive chef – Mike Bassett, renowned for his contemporary fusion style of cooking, and is open for lunch and dinner. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. At the start of 2016 the South Africans will be hosting the England cricket team. À la carte lunch includes light, easy dishes, and dinner boasts classic, local and contemporary fare and seasonal, themed menus from chef, Carl van Rooyen. In more recent times, a rejuvenated Proteas team became the first team simultaneously ranked no1 in all three formats of the game (August 2012) though the South African team haven’t beaten England on home soil since 2000. Home Schedule & Results News Videos Squads Photos Stats Venues. The Vineyard Hotel is well known for its warmth and efficient service, and is the gateway to all the delights of greater Cape Town. She discussed the route, where we were going to set off from. From the Belmont Pullman at Victoria, to the Orient Express and on to Verona and our fabulous VIP opera experience at Carmen, not to mention the superb Hotel du Torri everything was of the highest standard and very well organized. The last match of the South Africa vs England 2019-20 Bilateral Series will be played on February 16 at Centurion. All the arrangements were first class and couldn’t be faulted. The announcement came after the rearranged first match in the three-match series on Sunday was cancelled after two members of the England touring party tested positive for the virus. Rankings. Everything went as planned with faultless connections. Home Schedule & Results News Videos Squads Photos Stats Venues. Many thanks Rob for making all the arrangements for our recent visit to Venice everything went according to plan. Seamless trip, fabulous hotel, we all had a fantastic time. But opting out of some of these cookies may affect your browsing experience. Stadiums. Rob was always at hand to guide us and to give advice when needed. It is filled with works by leading South African artists and offers rooms ranging from single to family suites, both mountain and courtyard facing. Couldn't recommend these guys highly enough! EXTRAS: Full match hospitality package available (5 days) including food and drinks Onward travel from Cape Town, suggestions include; Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Cape Winelands, Hermanus, Garden Route and Port Elizabeth ODI. The travel arrangements went exactly to plan with no hiccups and the hotels were excellent. Menus include a variety of cold and hot meals, from salads and health sandwiches to light lunches. We will definitely be asking her to organise our next big trip away. She listened carefully to our requirements and was then able to create the trip of a lifetime for us. Two years to arrange and save for only to be blown away by the coronavirus. We were so pleased with all the arrangements that we have asked Mulberry to put together s bespoke itinerary for us to NZ next year. Highly recommended. The overnight travel on the train was an exciting adventure and a once on a lifetime experience. Rob at Mulberry Travel is amazing, his attention to detail, professionalism and knowledge is outstanding and After his meticulous planning our New York trip was out of this world and simply wouldn’t have been the same without him, well done Rob and Mulberry travel and we look forward to the next few trips we have booked with you. Jade walked me through everything, the whole process and also kept in touch to make sure everything was in place. Both the teams in this tour will be playing a 2 match T20 series. After two three-day warm-up games the Test series will start with the traditional Boxing Day Test match in Durban. This area is also home to some of South Africa’s most promising wines made from the Burgundy grapes; Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 8 nights accommodation at the Vineyard Hotel, Newlands in a Mountain Facing Standard Room on a breakfast basis (upgrades available at a supplement) Return direct flights from London Heathrow with British Airways Return airport transfers in South Africa Tickets to the 2nd Test Match (2nd-6th January 2016), including daily transfers Tour of Franschhoek and Stellenbosch Wine Route, including lunch. View Tours : SPRINGBOK 7 Safari, Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Cape Town 4 One Day matches + 2 T20's 01 to 22 Feb 2016. Very easy to book over the phone. Watch 3x limited overs cricket matches and tour of this beautiful region, including; a coastal self-drive along the Garden Route, stay amongst the vines in Franschhoek and a city stop at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, Overnight economy flights from UK to Cape Town with Emirates Private car transfers to/from airports 2x nights in a Double Room bed & breakfast at the Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa on the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Internal flight to Port Elizabeth 3x nights in a Standard Room bed & breakfast at the Protea Hotel Marine, Port Elizabeth 6th February 2016: 2nd Momentum ODI, St. George’s Park, Port Elizabeth – seats in the deep mid-wicket area (includes transfers to/from cricket ground) 14x days car hire – Category C – VW Polo or similar for coastal drive back to Cape Town 3x nights in a Luxury Double with Sea View bed & breakfast at the Plettenberg Hotel, Plettenberg 3x nights in a Luxury Double with Sea View bed & breakfast at the Marine Hotel, Hermanus 3x nights in a Standard Courtyard Room bed & breakfast at the Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town 14th February 2016: 5th Momentum ODI, Newlands, Cape Town – seats in North Stand Mid Off or Fine Leg area (includes transfers to/from Newlands Cricket ground) 2x nights in a Deluxe Room bed & breakfast at the Leeu House, Franschhoek 2x nights in a Standard Courtyard Room bed & breakfast at the Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town 19th February 2016: 1st KFC T20 International, Newlands, Cape Town – seats in North Stand Mid Off or Fine Leg area (includes transfers to/from Newlands Cricket ground) Return hire car to Cape Town airport Return economy flight to UK with Emirates. Records. The service was exceptional as was the food. England Cricket Tour to South Africa (Dates TBC) Following the official announcement from the ECB, England's cricket tour to South Africa is now due to be played behind closed doors in November 2020. 09 Jan to 27 Jan 2016. Farrell (34,49), Daly (40), Tries: 15mins - CHRIS FOY AT TWICKENHAM: That was Jonny May's first touch of the ball in an England shirt since the World Cup and he scored a predator's try. England Women tour of South Africa, 2016 Live Score - Full scorecard, England Women tour of South Africa, 2016 cricket score and updates. From the moment of check in at Victoria station to arrival back at London Gatwick, everything ran smoothly. This is by far the best view in the house and is a great option for corporate and private users to take advantage of one of the best-kept secrets at the Newlands ground. The professional team is on hand to service your every need with a full bar and catering service at your disposal. Whatever the 2015 season has in store, I look forward to welcoming you to South Africa for an exciting and enjoyable tour on and off the field. Highly recommend! Played as a test match at Port Elizabeth meant South Africa became the third test nation behind Australia. You will also find Recent and Upcoming Matches Schedule of England tour of South Africa, 2015-16 , Live Cricket News, Cricket Series Schedule, Match Stats, Live Match Analysis, Cricket Commentary, Videos, Photos, Expert Blogs, Latest Cricket Discussion, Match … A wonderful way to celebrate a special birthday. England tour of South Africa, Dec 2015 - Feb 2016 / Records / First-class matches / Batting and bowling averages, Readers recommend - Curated tweets by ESPNcricinfo, South Africa v England at Centurion, 4th Test, Jan 22-26, 2016 Very attentive to our needs and even suggested a better experience than the one I called about, which worked out better value for money! We asked Lee at Mulberry to arrange a bespoke holiday to Barbados and once again came up with the goods. Our signature 100-seater restaurant serves generous breakfast – buffet and to-order. Players. The Blue Train is synonymous with luxury and elegance. Faf du Plessis was named as the stand-in captain for South Africa, after AB de Villiers suffered an elbow injury. The only disappointment was the weather on one day in Venice and we can’t point the finger at Mulberry for that! There is a 3km or 5km circular jogging route from the Hotel through the scenic surrounds of Newlands. Couldn’t have been better. Cannot wait to book again. I have to say choosing Mulberry Travel was the best decision I ever made and dealing with Jade was perfect. LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 08: Alastair Cook of England hits out as South Africa wicket keeper Quinton de Kock and fielder Theunis de Bruyn look on during the 1st Investec Test match between England and South Africa at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 8, 2017 in London, England. The final one day match of the 5 match series. Serious food-lovers can enjoy 7-course dinner or wine-pairing menus, featuring innovative dishes and superb Cape wines. A magical experience will be had by anyone contemplating this sort of holiday. Dec 17 - Feb 16. ATOL: 11741. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. • Pretoria to Cape Town – with a stop in Kimberley • Cape Town to Pretoria – with a stop in Matjiesfontein. The train has 36 classically-styled suites, either De Luxe or Luxury accommodation, all with individual temperature controls and custom-designed foldaway beds. Quick, efficient and thorough - what more do you want? The England and Wales Cricket Board and Cricket South Africa (CSA) have released the match dates for England’s 2015-2016 tour of South Africa. I wanted something special to celebrate my wife's 50th Birthday. England tour of South Africa, 2015-16 - Watch live cricket score card of England tour of South Africa, 2015-16 Series. Absolutely fantastic experience. Videos. Great to deal with from start to finish and managed to accommodate everything we wanted. Watch the first match of this 2 match series at the Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town. The longest test cricket match in history began on 3rd March 1939 in Durban. These cookies do not store any personal information. South Africa did not participate in international cricket between 10 March 1970 and 10 November 1991 after the International Cricket Conference suspended South Africa in response to the South African Government’s policy of apartheid. Every detail is covered by a dedicated butler catering to your every whim. 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