Entries by David Brooke

STATEMENT: Cobras respond to false media reports

World Sports Betting Cape Cobras Chief Executive Nabeal Dien, has addressed a recent media report written by journalist David Cox for Al Jazeera, regarding racial divisions within the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras last season. Dien, including a host of senior players, are aghast by the accusations and refute any such claims. Western Cape Cricket […]


  Cricket South Africa (CSA) today announced the dates and squad for the South African Emerging Squad’s upcoming series against their Sri Lanka counterparts in Pretoria and Potchefstroom from 29 June – 28 July. The emerging side will take on their sub-continent counterparts in an extended One-Day triangular series also featuring a University Sports South […]

CSA announce home fixtures for England, Australia tours

Cricket South Africa (CSA) today announced a bumper programme of home international fixtures for the 2019-20 summer against England and Australia. England will be the guests for the first part of the summer from mid-December until mid-February and will play four Test matches, three One-Day Internationals and three KFC T20 International matches. Australia will arrive […]


CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA (CSA) today named a squad of 28 players, outside of the CSA Nationally Contracted Players, for a conditioning programme to prepare for selection for South Africa’s various international commitments during the 2019/20 season as well as during the current off-season. The Standard Bank Proteas have an away tour to India in September […]

Duminy calls time on domestic career

South African batsman JP Duminy has retired from domestic cricket ahead of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. The 35-year-old will also call time on his ODI career after the CWC in England and Wales, which begins late this month. Duminy will continue to be available for T20 cricket for South Africa and in international […]

Cobras announce signing of Nandre Burger

The World Sports Betting Cape Cobras have announced that left arm seam bowler Nandre Burger has joined the squad from the bizhub Highveld Lions for the 2019/2020 season. 23-year-old Burger has 75 first-class wickets to his name in 22 matches, at an average of 25.32 and has taken 29 wickets at an economy rate of […]

Janneman Malan the big winner at End of Season Awards

23-year-old Janneman Malan won a hat-trick of trophies including the ultimate accolade as World Sports Betting Cape Cobras Player of the Year at the awards evening of the franchise in the President’s Suite at PPC Newlands on Friday evening. Malan scooped the awards of Young Player of the Year, Players Player of the Year and […]

Cobras fall short in semis despite Bedingham, Kleinveldt brilliance

Sisanda Magala’s outstanding death bowling played a key hand as the Warriors sealed a CSA T20 Challenge Final date with the bizhub Highveld Lions after beating the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras by 15 runs in their semi-final encounter in East London on Wednesday. The seamer finished with two for 19 after the visitors appeared […]

Duminy: We need to step up as a batting unit

  It is no rocket science that the batting of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras has not clicked and that they have been very inconsistent throughout the CSA T20 Challenge-tournament. “We need to step up as a batting unit, including myself,” said JP Duminy about the semi-finals of the CSA T20 Challenge on Wednesday against […]

Cobras to face Warriors in semis after loss to Dolphins

Keshav Maharaj and Robbie Frylinck shared five wickets as the Hollywoodbets Dolphins snuck into the CSA T20 Challenge semi-finals with a lop-sided five-wicket win over the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Durban on Sunday. Needing to win their final round encounter at Kingsmead to have a chance of progressing, they did so in style […]