Entries by David Brooke

Cobras fall to defeat against Lions

A flying half century by Rassie van der Dussen ensured the race for home advantage in the CSA T20 Challenge play-offs would go down to the wire after the bizhub Highveld Lions clinched a six-wicket bonus-point win over leaders the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Cape Town on Friday. In a penultimate regular season […]

Cape Cobras past and present pay tribute to Con de Lange

Current and former players of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras have paid tribute to former Cobras all-rounder Con de Lange who tragically lost his battle with a brain tumour this past week. Former team-mate Rory Kleinveldt led the tributes to De Lange. He tweet: “RIP Con de Lange!!! Someone I woulda taken 2 war […]

Magical Mgijima lifts Cobras to crucial win

A thrilling 30-ball 55 by Aviwe Mgijima helped the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras consolidate their position at the top of the CSA T20 Challenge table with a narrow three-wicket win over the Multiply Titans at Eurolux Boland Park in Paarl on Wednesday. The right-hander struck three sixes and three fours for his best career […]

Cobras target clinical performance against Titans

Smarter play against the spinners and more clinical execution, are the areas that have been targeted by the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in preparation for the CSA T20 Challenge match against the Multiply Titans at Eurolux Boland Park in Paarl on Wednesday. “Our next two games are against Highveld teams who visit the coastal […]

Prince praises bowlers, calls for more intent from batsmen

Showing more intent with the bat and improving in the field are the two areas targeted by the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in the match against the Warriors at St. George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Coach Ashwell Prince was full of praise for the bowling of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras […]

Durbanville win Club Championships

A century by Byron Boshoff helped Durbanville Cricket Club (DCC) seal victory at the Momentum National Club Championships when they beat Clares Cricket Club on the fifth and final day in Pretoria on Wednesday. The right-hander ended unbeaten on 118 off 127 balls (11 fours, 1 six) as the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras representatives […]

PHILANDER AND KLEINVELDT SHUT OUT KNIGHTS

Outstanding death bowling by Vernon Philander and Rory Kleinveldt helped the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras extend their lead at the top of the CSA T20 Challenge table thanks to a narrow five-run win over the VKB Knights in Cape Town on Tuesday. The pair claimed two for 43 in eight overs between them, restricting […]

Coaches happy with the win, but call on Cobras to improve

  After their 8-run victory over the Dolphins at PPC Newlands on Sunday, the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras are sitting top of the table after 4 rounds of the CSA T20 Challenge, but according to assistant coach Faiek Davids, “we have not produced a clinical (and perfect) match yet.” “If the batting line-up clicks, […]

KLEINVELDT SPELL UNDOES DOLPHINS

  Rory Kleinveldt produced the outstanding figures of two for nine in four overs as the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras moved to the top of the CSA T20 Challenge table thanks to a narrow eight-run win over the Hollywoodbets Dolphins in Cape Town on Sunday.  Out-of-sorts Hashim Amla also showed some glimpses of a […]

BRUTAL MALAN TON SLAYS WARRIORS

Janneman Malan’s sensational century enabled the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras to strike back from a heavy midweek defeat and seal a lop-sided seven-wicket bonus-point win over the Warriors in their latest CSA T20 Challenge encounter in Paarl on Friday. The right-hander plundered 12 fours and a six on his way to 103 not out […]