Entries by David Brooke

De Bruyn leads Titans fightback but Cobras stay on top

A marathon 230-run partnership between the in-form Theunis de Bruyn and Jonathan Vandiar gave the Multiply Titans some hope of avoiding defeat after the second day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Centurion on Tuesday. The pair helped their side establish an 86-run lead by stumps on […]

Bokako leads the way as Cobras blow Titans away

Tladi Bokako led a magical bowling performance by the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras as they skittled the champion Multiply Titans for just 122 on the opening day of their 4-Day Domestic Series battle in Centurion on Monday. Rookie David Bedingham then struck an attacking 84 off 89 balls (13 fours, 1 six) to drive […]

Duminy to miss Australia tour and Mzansi Super League

Standard Bank Proteas all-rounder, JP Duminy, will undergo surgery on an injury to his right shoulder which rules him out of the upcoming limited-overs tour to Australia and the Mzansi Super League (MSL). Duminy was announced as the marquee player for the Cape Town Blitz, and will be replaced by Quinton de Kock. Proteas team […]

WP’s young debutant Jono Bird makes history

Jonathan Bird is the youngest player in South African cricket history to have scored a senior List A century on debut when he blasted 104 for Western Province against Easterns at WPCC on Sunday. He was one of three centurions for Western Province over the weekend, whose performances were hailed by WP coach Paul Adams. […]

WPCA appoint Puttick as batting consultant

Former Cape Cobras and Western Province stalwart, Andrew Puttick, has been appointed as a batting consultant for the Western Province Cricket Association. Puttick will invest his 20 years’ experience at first-class level into developing stars from Western Province who can represent South Africa. “It was something Nabael (Dien, the chief executive officer of the Western […]

Piedt destroys Lions with seven-wicket haul

Dane Piedt was the star of a spectacular collapse by the bizhub Highveld Lions that saw them suffer a heavy 4-Day Domestic Series defeat to the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras on the third day of their match in Johannesburg on Wednesday.   The Standard Bank Proteas spinner claimed seven for 118 as the home […]

Malan, Bedingham hit tons as Cobras strengthen grip

Centuries by Janneman Malan and David Bedingham led a fine all-round batting display by the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras as they strengthened their grip on the bizhub Highveld Lions after the second day of their 4-Day Domestic Series clash in Johannesburg on Tuesday. There were also half-centuries for three others in an utterly dominant […]