Dolphins fight back on day three in Cape Town

Following a tough day two, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins fought back hard on day three of their 4-Day Franchise Series Clash with the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras at Newlands taking a 153 run lead into the final day. The Dolphins needed to finish off the Cobras innings as early as possible on Wednesday and they took the final two wickets for 20 runs with Robbie Frylinck bagging his 10th first class five wicket haul, finishing with 5/86 and th…

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Chetty & Frylinck put Dolphins in sound position

A half century from Cody Chetty, and three afternoon wickets from Robbie Frylinck put the Hollywoodbets Dolphins in a strong position at the end of day one of their 4-Day Franchise Series clash with the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Cape Town on Monday. The Dolphins were asked to bat first by the hosts on an overcast morning in the Mother City and despite losing Vaughn van Jaarsveld early, Cody Chetty and Sarel Erwee steadied the ship we…

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Plenty of local school interest for Durban Heat in MSLT20

As the inaugural Mzansi Super League fast approaches, the Durban Heat has a number of players who came through the ranks of a variety of KwaZulu-Natal schools, and given the staunch school’s rivalry amongst boys in the province these schools will be standing by their old boys. The Heat’s marquee local player Hashim Amla was schooled on the Berea at the famous Durban High School. Amla’s Alma Mater has also produced proteas like Lance Klus…

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Street Cricket Fever Hits KZN

Colourful scenes dominated Sukuma Road in uMlazi’s M Section, Amanzimtoti Road in Kwa Mashu and the parking lot of the Chatsworth Cricket Oval this week, as 120 kids from each of these communities were introduced to street cricket. The initiative is organised by a non-profit organisation, the Sporting Chance Foundation, in conjunction with cricket hubs in each of the areas. “It involves 120 kids per community, divided into twenty teams …

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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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Muthusamy six-for gives Dolphins the advantage on day three

A second five wicket haul of the season for Senuran Muthusamy on Wednesday helped the Hollywoodbets Dolphins into a strong position with 199 runs, and 10 second innings wickets, left to win their 4-Day Franchise Series match against the Warriors at Kingsmead. Muthusamy finished the innings with figures of 6/98 as the Warriors finished their second innings on 376 late on day three. "There was a lot of toil out there and we just had to stick …

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Dolphins hold the edge after day two at Kingsmead

A fine 138 from Vaughn van Jaarsveld at the top of the order for the Hollywoodbets Dolphins, helped his side take a 78 run lead into the third day of their 4-Day Franchise Series clash with the Warriors at Kingsmead on Tuesday. Sarel Erwee and Van Jaarsveld started the day on 64 without loss and took the Dolphins past the 100 mark. The total was 110 when Erwee fell, caught behind for a patient 44. 41 runs later Cody Chetty departed for 10, …

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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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Fourways Airconditioning & Dolphins begin exciting partnership

The Hollywoodbets Dolphins have welcomed Fourways Airconditioning on board as an associate sponsor of the KZN franchise in a deal that will last for an initial period of two years, with the first option to renew. Fourways Airconditioning is a national distributor of airconditioners to dealers but have seen the chance of getting involved in sponsoring the Dolphins franchise as an opportunity to grow their brand in the public sphere. “We’…

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Sorbet Man Gateway on-board as official grooming partner of the Dolphins

The Hollywoodbets Dolphins and Sorbet Man Gateway struck up an innovative relationship where the store became the official grooming partner of the Durban cricket franchise in a launch at their store at Gateway on Monday. The relationship between the Dolphins and Sorbet Man is the first of its kind for the Dolphins franchise, the head of Marketing and PR at KZN Cricket Nana Ngubane believes that this relationship could spark an interest amongst…

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