Entries by David Brooke

Confident Prince names squad for opener

Dane Piedt will lead the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in the opening match of the Momentum One Day Cup campaign against the Warriors at Eurolux Boland Park on Friday, in the absence of the injured JP Duminy. Piedt played in a limited number of white-ball cricket games last season, but he is in the […]

Janneman Malan gets Proteas T20 call-up

Standard Bank Proteas wicket-keeper batsman, Quinton de Kock, has been ruled out of the three-match KFC T20 International (T20I) series against Pakistan starting at PPC Newlands on Friday. De Kock sustained a groin injury during the fifth Momentum ODI against Pakistan on Wednesday, and will need a period of treatment and rehabilitation to make a […]

Prince proud of his young stars

A disappointed Ashwell Prince gave a sobering perspective on the heartbreak that the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras experienced by just missing out to the bizhub Highveld Lions in the race for the Four-Day Franchise Series crown. The World Sports Betting Cape Cobras were leading until the final half an hour of the competition before […]

Cobras fall short in title bid

There was heartbreak for the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras after a defiant final-day display by the Hollywoodbets Dolphins batsmen – coupled with the bizhub Highveld Lions winning – led to them missing out on the 4-Day Domestic Series title in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday. The men from Cape Town had to match what happened between the […]

Hamza scores double ton as Cobras target victory

A magical double hundred by Zubayr Hamza lit up the penultimate day of the decisive 4-Day Domestic Series encounter between the Hollywoodbets Dolphins and the table-topping World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday. The young right-hander recorded 201 (342 balls, 20 fours, 1 six) as the visiting side amassed 523 for seven declared, […]

Hamza century puts Cobras in charge

An unbeaten century by Zubayr Hamza helped the log-leading World Sports Betting Cape Cobras seize the advantage after two days of their decisive 4-day Domestic Series encounter against the Hollywoodbets Dolphins in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday. The right-hander, who made his Test debut for the Standard Bank Proteas against Pakistan earlier this month, was still batting […]

Linde strikes after Van Jaarsveld century on Day 1

A century by Vaughn van Jaarsveld helped the Hollywoodbets Dolphins make a solid start to their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the log-leading World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in their decisive final round encounter in Pietermaritzburg on Monday. The hosts reached the close at the City Oval on 293 for six thanks to the opener’s […]

Philander, Paterson return for Dolphins clash

The World Sports Betting Cape Cobras, strengthened by the return of the world-class Vernon Philander and fellow Proteas bowler Dane Paterson, have their destiny in their hands and will leave no stone unturned to beat the Hollywoodbets Dolphins in Pietermaritzburg and win the Four-Day Franchise series. Those were the positive words from Faiek Davids, assistant coach […]

Prince backs Piedt for Proteas recall

“It is the best I have seen Dane Piedt bowl for an extended period and he is throwing his hat into the national ring,” said coach Ashwell Prince. Prince was speaking after the 13-wicket haul – the best in franchise history of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras – by the skipper of the hosts […]

Piedt takes 13 as Cobras secure massive victory

Dane Piedt returned the best-ever match figures for the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in franchise history as they took a massive step towards the 4-Day Domestic Series title with a resounding eight-wicket win over the Multiply Titans late on day three of their clash in Oudtshoorn on Wednesday. The home captain, who took six for […]