KZN Cricket pipeline highlighted in recent Dolphins outing

Durban – Following a number of Proteas and SA ‘A’ call ups for Hollywoodbets Dolphins stars recently, the side has had to turn to the high performance structure and handed a number of young, up and coming players first-class debuts recently. The inclusion of Robin Smith, Junaid Syed as well as Hlompo Modimokoane in the Dolphins side for their last four-day series clash with the North-West Dragons highlighted how the new domestic structur…

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Dolphins and Dragons draw in Potchefstroom

After losing the whole of the third day to bad weather the Hollywoodbets Dolphin's CSA 4-Day Domestic Series clash with the North West Dragons ended in a high scoring draw on Sunday. Resuming their first innings on 4/0 in reply to the Dolphins 400/9 declared the home side consolidated its reply to 313/2 by the time the teams shook hands, with Shaylen Pillay scoring 156 not out, and Chris Britz dropping anchor to support him, unbeaten on 56. …

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Dolphins dominate with the bat on day two

Durban – The Hollywoodbets Dolphins took firm control of their CSA 4-Day Domestic Series clash at the JB Marks Oval thanks to a stand-out century from skipper Marques Ackerman and solid contributions from the rest of their batting unit. Late in the second day the Dolphins declared their first innings closed on 400/9, and will sleep well after ending the day with their hosts on 4/0. Ackerman returned to the crease with Bryce Parsons on Fri…

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Dolphins take charge on day one in Potchefstroom

Durban – A century partnership between skipper Marques Ackerman and Bryce Parson put the Hollywoodbets Dolphins firmly in the driving seat on the first day of their CSA 4-Day Domestic Series clash at the JB Marks Oval on Thursday. When rain ended the days play prematurely Ackerman was two runs shy of his century, having faced 124 deliveries, with Parsons on 33 and the Dolphins comfortable at 213/3. The Dolphins won the toss and chose to b…

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Dolphins bring in new players for key Dragons match

Durban - The Hollywoodbets Dolphins head to Potchefstroom this weekend for what is proving to be a decisive match in the CSA 4-Day Domestic Series, determined to bank a victory after three back-to-back draws. The squad will see a number of new faces in the Dolphins colours as the team surrenders Andile Phehlukwayo, Khaya Zondo and Daryn du Pavillon to the Proteas, where they join team mates David Miller and Keshav Maharaj. For Dolphins coac…

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Dolphins and Knights share the spoils

Durban – A heroic sixth wicket stand between Ruan de Swardt and Andile Phehlukwayo helped the Hollywoodbets Dolphins hold off the Itec Knights in a nail-biting CSA 4-Day Domestic Series encounter that ended in a draw at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium on Sunday. Earlier in the day the Free Staters declared their first innings on 397/4 early on the final day after adding a further 76 runs to their overnight score, to give them a lead of 171 r…

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Dolphins and Knights set to go deep in day four

Durban – The CSA 4-Day Domestic series clash between the Hollywoodbets Dolphins and the Itec Knights looks set to go the full distance as the visitors piled on first innings runs at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead stadium on Saturday. Resuming on 168/1 the Free Staters batted positively to reach 321/2 before they were forced off the field by fading light, handing them a first innings lead of 95 runs, thanks largely to a disciplined century from Mart…

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Dolphins and Knights arm wrestle continues on day two

Durban – The defending champion Hollywoodbets Dolphins and the log-leading Itec Knights continued their absorbing arm wrestle at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead on the second day of the keenly anticipated CSA 4-Day Domestic Series clash. The Free Staters quickly advanced the fixture by ending the Dolphins first innings on 226, an addition of 29 runs to their overnight total. Matthew Kleinveldt and Jacques Snyman got the visitors reply off to a so…

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Dolphins dig in on Day One against Knights

Durban – After battling the weather in their first two matches the Hollywoodbets Dolphins got their CSA 4-Day Domestic series match against the table-topping Itec Knights off to a solid start, albeit with the weather having the final say, finishing the opening day on 197/6, thanks to a gutsy half century from Keegan Petersen. After winning the toss and choosing to bat first the Dolphins found themselves under pressure as the visitors struck …

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Subrayen and Bosch back for Dolphins

Durban – The Hollywoodbets Dolphins will be bolstered by the return of the experienced Prenelan Subrayen and all-rounder Eathan Bosch for their upcoming 4-Day Domestic Series clash with the Itec Knights at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium from 18-21 November. It’s been a difficult start to the season for the Dolphins who have endured a number of bubble environments as well as two away fixtures to start their red ball campaign however head c…

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