Entries by David Brooke

Linde upbeat ahead of Titans clash

The two four-day matches he played before the Momentum One Day Cup and an improved bowling action are part of the reason why George Linde’s name is almost the first to be dotted down on coach Ashwell Prince’s team sheet.  Linde has scored 164 runs in the opening 4 matches of the tournament and he […]


  George Linde continued to impress for the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras after a fine all-round showing that guided them to a comfortable 21-run Momentum One-Day Cup win over the Bizhub Highveld Lions in Oudtshoorn on Sunday. The slow left-armer was promoted to bat at No. 4 at the Recreation Ground and struck an […]


Andile Phehlukwayo again starred with bat and ball as the Hollywoodbets Dolphins made it three Momentum One-Day Cup wins from three with a 22-run win over the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Paarl on Friday night. The Standard Bank Proteas all-rounder first struck a run-a-ball 67 off 66 balls (6 fours, 2 sixes) that […]

Prince backs Verreynne, Linde for higher honours

“If Kyle Verreynne continues to be prolific like in the first two Momentum One Day Cup games, he should be in line to be Quinton de Kock’s understudy at the Cricket World Cup,” said Ashwell Prince, coach of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras. He was speaking on Thursday before the weekend games against the […]

Coach and Captain praise Verreynne’s ‘unbelievable’ innings

“It was an unbelievable innings. Most notably was how calm he appeared and how he showed maturity beyond his years,” said Ashwell Prince, coach of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras, about the 114 off 119 balls struck by Kyle Verreynne, which propelled the visitors to a three-wicket win with three balls to spare against […]

Maiden Verreynne ton seals dramatic win in Bloem

  A masterclass maiden century by Kyle Verreynne anchored a superb chase by the World Sports Betting Cobras as they edged out the VKB Knights by three wickets for their first win of the Momentum One-Day Cup season in Bloemfontein on Tuesday night. The young right-hander carved out an unbeaten 114 from 119 balls (12 […]

Cobras squad for VKB Knights clash in Bloem

The World Sports Betting Cape Cobras have worked very hard the past week to perfect the variations and death bowling skills, as they felt their bowling were under cooked in the three-wicket loss against the Warriors in the Momentum One Day Cup opening clash. The mood in the team is upbeat ahead of the 50-over […]

Duminy to miss Knights clash

“Proteas all-rounder JP Duminy’s throwing is not strong enough as a result of his shoulder injury and he won’t be considered for selection for the match against the VKB Knights on Tuesday,” says Shane Jabaar, physiotherapist of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras. “Duminy’s batting is looking as strong as ever but he feels uncertain […]

Verrynne rues missed chances

If the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras had taken 90% of their chances in the field they would have won the match against the Warriors in the Momentum One-Day Cup with 30 runs to spare, said Kyle Verreynne, batting hero of the hosts, after the 3-wicket loss at Eurolux Boland Park. Verreynne struck 84 off […]

Warriors defeat Cobras in MODC opener

Gihahn Cloete’s century lit up the opening match of the 2018/19 Momentum One-Day Cup after it helped the Warriors secure an upset three-wicket win over the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras at Eurolux Boland Park in Paarl on Friday. There was also an invaluable half-century by rising young teenage star Sinethemba Qeshile after he struck […]