Entries by David Brooke

Piedt’s marathon effort seals dramatic win

A career-best eight wickets in a marathon effort of 50.4 overs by Dane Piedt ground the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras to an epic 37-run victory over the Warriors deep into the final day of their 4-Day Domestic Series clash in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. The spinner finished with eight for 130, which included 16 maidens, […]

Cobras wrestle back control

Half-centuries by Pieter and Janneman Malan followed a fighting bowling display by the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras as they hit back on the second day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Warriors in Port Elizabeth on Thursday. Having begun day two behind in the game, they hit back well through three wickets each […]

Warriors fight back after strong Cobras start

Sisanda Magala starred with the ball and Eddie Moore with the bat as the Warriors held the advantage after the opening day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against log leaders the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday. Batting first, the visitors slipped from 124 for none to 266 all out, […]

Amla included as Cobras resume 4Day competition

Proteas batsman Hashim Amla has been included in the 13-man squad for the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras as the 4Day Domestic Series resumes. The Cobras head to Port Elizabeth to take on the Warriors starting on Wednesday. In another team change, Simon Khomari replaces Aviwe Mgijima in the squad. “Simon scored three scores of […]

Cobras Players Watch in Mzansi Super League

Janneman Malan, opening batsman of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras, and Quinton de Kock performed admirably as an opening pair during the Mzansi Super League and played a mammoth role in propelling the Blitz to the final at PPC Newlands on Sunday 16th December. They produced a stunning 105-run opening stand against the Paarl […]

Hamza heaps praise on Cobras coaches Prince, Davids

Participating in the USSA week in December and striking two half-centuries bolstered Zubayr Hamza’s confidence and he is still on course to become the 100th Protea to be selected since South Africa’s reintroduction into the international fold in 1991/92. Hamza, 23-year-old number-three batsman of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras, was selected in a 13-man […]

Hamza: I was speechless

“It is a brilliant selection. Zubayr Hamza made a statement with the bat last season and also grabbed the opportunity on his (first) away South Africa A tour to India,” said Dane Piedt, captain of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras, about Hamza’s inclusion in the South African squad of thirteen for the test series […]

Hamza earns Test squad call-up

Zubayr Hamza, the 23-year-old World Sports Betting Cape Cobras batsman, has been named as a potential new cap in the Standard Bank Proteas squad for the three-match Test series against Pakistan which starts at SuperSport Park, Centurion, on December 26. The other matches will be played at PPC Newlands from January 3 and at the Bidvest […]

Cobras Players Watch: Mzansi Super League

One of the most attractive sights to behold in South African white-ball cricket is to admire the death bowling skills of Dane Paterson. In the Mzansi Super League (MSL) match between the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and the Paarl Rocks, he captured 2-26 and removed Rudi Second and Sisanda Migala with his main weapon, the […]