Dolphins go down to Warriors at Kingsmead

The Hollywoodbets Dolphins lost their 4-Day Franchise Series clash against the Warriors at Kingsmead on Thursday by 93 runs. Heading into the final day the Dolphins were 18/0, needing 199 runs to win the match with all of their second innings wickets intact. After getting through the first 40 minutes without losing a wicket, Sarel Erwee was trapped in front LBW by Simon Harmer for 25. Vaughn van Jaarsveld was the next wicket to fall, cau…

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Bosch six-for steers Dolphins ahead on day one

A brilliant return of 6/38 from young speedster Eathan Bosch helped the Hollywoodbets Dolphins take control of their 4-Day Franchise Series clash with the Warriors at a sun-soaked Kingsmead Cricket Stadium on Monday. The young seamer’s maiden five-for for the Dolphins was the main difference as the Durban side bowled their Port Elizabeth-based visitors out for 175 on day one. The Dolphins then batted out the rest of the day without losing…

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Array of Dolphins set to light up MSL T20

A total of 15 Hollywoodbets Dolphins players were snapped up at the player draft by the six teams for the inaugural Mzansi Super League beginning on 16 November in Cape Town. There were a handful of Dolphins players that were selected by the various teams early in the draft, showing the demand for the players from Durban. In the opening round of the draft, following the selection of the overseas marquee players, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dane Vil…

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Strong start from the Dolphins in Kimberley

Durban - After ending on 268 all out, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins finished day one of their 4-Day Franchise Series clash with the VKB Knights on top when they restricted the hosts to 24/2 in Kimberley on Monday. After winning the toss and taking first strike the Dolphins were in early trouble with the loss of Vaughn van Jaarsveld for a duck and then Cody Chetty for 12. At 13/2 Sarel Erwee and Senuran Muthusamy dug themselves in and turned th…

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KZN Cricket Union scoops Federation of the Year at KZN Sports Awards

Durban – Capping a thoroughly successful season for the KwaZulu-Natal Cricket Union, the province's cricket federation scooped the prestigious award of being named Federation of the Year at the KZN Sport Awards held at the Durban ICC on Tuesday evening. From the Hollywoodbets Dolphins sharing the Momentum One Day Cup, to contesting the RAM SLAM T20 Challenge final, to the Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal winning the CSA 3-Day Challenge and Hollywoo…

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Exciting season-opening Pretoria trip for Dolphins

Durban – In a repeat of last season’s four day campaign, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins get their 4-Day Franchise Series underway with a trip to the defending champions Multiply Titans at SuperSport Park, Centurion starting on Wednesday. A season opener against the Titans away from home is an exciting prospect, and with many of the Dolphins stars having been busy playing good, competitive cricket in the off-season coach Grant Morgan believes t…

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KZNCU streamlining development structures

Durban - It has been just over a week since the realignment to the KZN Cricket Union (KZNCU) Township and Rural Programme with the KZNCU Hub and RPC Development programme and so far, apart from a few teething problems, things have been running smoothly, says programme manager Sanelisiwe Kuzwayo. “Transition and change are always challenging - and we have to remember that we are working with fifty coaches who had to be reassured that they are…

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Coastal claim KZN derby T20 bragging rights

Pietermaritzburg - In what was a tournament dead rubber but had a strong competitive edge, Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal beat neighbours Hollywoodbets KZN Inland by six wickets in their final game of the 2018 Africa T20 Cup on Sunday in Pietermaritzburg. Proteas all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo was destroyer-in-chief as he bagged an impressive 5/26 in 3.5 overs to restrict the home side to 130 all out in 19.5 overs. For the hosts, run machine Cod…

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Hollywoodbets backing KZN’s senior provincial teams

With the commencement of the 2018/19 domestic cricket season upon us, Hollywoodbets have committed to sponsoring both the KwaZulu-Natal Coastal and the KwaZulu-Natal Inland senior provincial teams for the duration of the season. Hollywoodbets, who are title sponsors of the Dolphins franchise, took on the title sponsorship for the Coastal and Inland teams for the 2017 Africa T20 Cup, but will in 2018 take on the role of title sponsors throughou…

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Club Champs return for Crusaders following dominant season

The end of another exciting local club cricket competition brings the curtain down on the 2016/2017 cricket season in which Hollywoodbets Crusaders continued their dominance of the Castle Premier League, taking home their eighth consecutive league title. ‘The Good Guys’, as they affectionately refer to themselves as, have created a monopoly on the local club cricket scene with the 1st XI registering the double this season, winning the 50 o…

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