Entries by David Brooke

Davids backs Verreynne to excel at SA A level

    World Sports Betting Cape Cobras assistant coach Faiek Davids believes that wicket-keeper batsman Kyle Verreynne possesses all the right attributes to fare brilliantly on the South Africa A tour to India. Verreynne received a late call-up to replace the injured Gihahn Cloete. “First of all I think he was unfortunate not to have […]


    Recalled Standard Bank Proteas spinner Dane Piedt has revelled in his ‘career-best’ moment, which surprisingly came off the field rather than on it. Cricketers usually enjoy career-bests on the field, either by taking a chunk of wickets or by piling on a whole host of runs – all in a single innings. Piedt, […]

Prince, Dien congratulate Test squad inclusions

  Nabeal Dien, chief executive officer of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras, and Ashwell Prince, head coach, expressed their delight at the inclusion of Vernon Philander, Zubayr Hamza and Dane Piedt in the Standard Bank Protea Test squad for the three tests against India in October. “I am obviously glad that the three are […]

Piedt, Hamza earn Test squad spots for India Tour

World Sports Betting Cape Cobras four-day captain Dane Piedt has been recalled to the Standard Bank Proteas for the Test series against India in October. Cricket South Africa (CSA) today also named three new caps in the Warriors duo of fast bowler Anrich Nortje and wicketkeeper/batsman Rudi Seconds as well as Hollywoodbets Dolphins spin bowling […]

CSA announce Squad for Spin Camp in India

  Cricket South Africa have announced the squad plus the coaches and technical staff who will be travelling to India for the spin bowling camp at Bangaluru from August 17 to 23. It includes members of both the South Africa A and Standard Bank Proteas squads ahead of their respective tours to India.  “We have […]

Cobras CEO heaps praise on Prince

World Sports Betting Cape Cobras CEO Nabeal Dien has expressed pride in franchise coach Ashwell Prince, after the former Proteas batsman was nominated as one of the three Franchise Coaches of the Year at the Cricket South Africa Awards function that was held on Saturday. Prince was nominated for the prestigious award alongside eventual winner, bizhub […]

Cobras management heap praise on Piedt, Philander after CSA Awards

  World Sports Betting Cape Cobras’ Dane Piedt walked away with two Awards at the annual Cricket South Africa Awards ceremony on Saturday evening – the CSA 4 Day Franchise Series Player of the Season as well as the SACA Most Valuable Player Award. World Sports Betting Cape Cobras CEO Nabeal Dien was full of […]

Malan, Smith ensure series win for SA Emerging team

  Half-centuries by Janneman Malan and Jason Smith ensured there were no final day jitters as the South Africa Emerging team secured a comfortable draw – and with it a 1-0 series win – against their Sri Lanka counterparts in Pretoria on Sunday. The hosts batted out day four of the second and last game […]

Bokako, Burger bowl SA Emerging to narrow victory

World Sports Betting Cape Cobras duo Tladi Bokako and Nandre Burger shared six wickets as South Africa Emerging held off a late fightback to secure a 28-run win over Sri Lanka Emerging and go 1-0 up in their two-match four-day series late on day four in Potchefstroom on Sunday. The pair helped the hosts bowl […]

CSA Awards Nominees Announced

Standard Bank Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has won four nominations and captain Faf du Plessis three for the 2018/19 Cricket South Africa (CSA) Men’s International Awards. Proteas captain Dane van Niekerk and world-ranked fast bowler Marizanne Kapp have both won nominations in four categories in the women’s section. The gala event to honour South Africa’s top […]