Entries by David Brooke

COBRAS & WARRIORS SHARE THE SPOILS

      Half-centuries by Yaseen Vallie and Rudi Second ensured there was no late drama as the Warriors batted out to a draw on the final day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Cape Town on Thursday.   Dane Piedt also managed to finish with four […]

Maiden Linde ton puts Cobras back in contention

A maiden franchise century by new Standard Bank Proteas spinner George Linde helped World Sports Betting Cape Cobras deliver a powerful response on the third day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Warriors in Cape Town on Wednesday. The 27-year-old, who made his debut against India in Ranchi earlier this month, scored an […]

KLEINVELDT AND SMITH HOLD UP WARRIORS

              An unbeaten 81-run partnership between Matthew Kleinveldt and Jason Smith helped the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras fight back on day two of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Warriors in Cape Town on Tuesday.   The pair helped their side recover from 73 for four to […]

Proteas trio return for Warriors clash at Newlands

Three members of the Standard Bank Proteas Test squad from the recent series against India, return to the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras squad to take on the Warriors starting at Newlands on Monday. The Cobras are relishing their first home appearance of the season and assistant coach Faiek Davids admits they are keen to […]

Prince: Kleinveldt, Malan partnership was remarkable

World Sports Betting Cape Cobras coach Ashwell Prince was encouraged with his team’s performance in the drawn match against the Hollywoodbets Dolphins in Pietermaritzburg in round 3 of the CSA 4 Day Domestic Series. With bad light and rain hampering the match, it was always going to be tough for both teams to push for […]

CHETTY FENDS OFF LATE COBRAS BITE TO SECURE DRAW

  Two wickets each by Thando Ntini and Dane Paterson gave the Hollywoodbets Dolphins an almighty fright before Cody Chetty’s unbeaten half-century helped salvage a draw with the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras on the final day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday.   There was also a career-best first-class innings […]

VERREYNNE REPLACES MARKRAM AT PAARL ROCKS

    Newly drafted Kyle Verreynne says he wants to help the Paarl Rocks win the 2019 Mzansi Super League title. The Paarl Rocks franchise announced on Wednesday that the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras wicketkeeper-batsman  will replace injured Standard Bank Proteas batsman Aiden Markram. Verreynne said he is really excited to be joining the Paarl […]

MALAN AND KLEINVELDT TONS PUT COBRAS LEVEL WITH DOLPHINS

  Janneman Malan and Matthew Kleinveldt both struck centuries and shared in a double century stand as the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras hit back powerfully on the third day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Hollywoodbets Dolphins in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday.   The pair put on 221 for the second wicket as […]

COBRAS FIGHT BACK BEFORE RAIN TAKES CONTROL

      Rain left its first major mark on the 2019/20 4-Day Domestic Series season on Tuesday after most of the second day of the clash between the Hollywoodbets Dolphins and World Sports Betting Cape Cobras was washed out in Pietermaritzburg.   Only 37 overs were sent down at the City Oval, the least […]

ROELOFSEN TON GIVES DOLPHINS SOUND START

    A maiden franchise century by Grant Roelofsen was the catalyst for the Hollywoodbets Dolphins to take charge after the opening day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Pietermaritzburg on Monday.   Although bad light only allowed for 63 overs to be sent down, the hosts […]