KZN Cricket reflect at successful 30th AGM

Durban – Amidst turbulent times in South Africa and the Covid-19 pandemic, the KwaZulu-Natal Cricket Union (KZNCU) hosted a successful Annual General Meeting where the Union reflected on the past twelve months.   The reflection commenced with a moment of silence in respect of those members that the cricket family sadly lost during the past year.   This year’s meeting was the thirtieth edition of the yearly review and pro…

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Khumalo takes next leap in exciting young career

Durban – From the streets of Ntuzuma via Glenwood High School, young batsman Thamsanqa Khumalo’s rise to a contract with the Hollywoodbets Dolphins has been an inspiring one and he hopes it’s just the beginning. Khumalo’s talent was seen early when he was part of the Sunfoil Township and Rural Development Programme and was awarded a scholarship to Glenwood High School through the Sunfoil Education Trust. Following his time at Glenwo…

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Dolphins hit the ground running despite season unknowns

Durban – The Hollywoodbets Dolphins have been forced into a pre-season break following the enforcement of level four lockdown regulations as they prepare for the new season despite not knowing when that will start. It’s another season where there are still many unknowns for all the sides taking part, and coach of the Dolphins Imraan Khan has encouraged his players to take it all in their stride as they were in the process of ramping up the…

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Govender elected onto new CSA board

Durban - The current president of KwaZulu-Natal Cricket Daniel Govender has been elected onto the newly formed Cricket South Africa board following their recent Annual General Meeting. Govender took over at the helm of cricket in KwaZulu-Natal following the passing of then president Ben Dladla, and took on the role in an interim capacity before he was given the reins permanently heading into the provincial AGM at the end of July. "It was a …

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Ntini out to impress at the Dolphins

Durban – One of South African cricket’s rising stars Thando Ntini is looking forward to calling Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium home when he joins the Hollywoodbets Dolphins hoping to feature heavily for the trophy winning team. The 20 year-old, East London born bowler joins the Dolphins after a season on the Highveld with the Momentum Multiply Titans and says that moving back to the sea is a homecoming of sorts. “Coming to Durban is …

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KZN Cricket shines at CSA Awards

Durban – Following an exceptional season for the Hollywoodbets Dolphins, the side dominated the domestic awards at Monday’s CSA Awards while Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal Women’s seamer Shabnim Ismail dominated the national women’s awards. Dolphins players walked away with five of the eight domestic awards on offer while Ismail received three awards for her efforts over the past season for the Momentum Proteas. The domination of the dom…

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KZN Cricket excel with SA Cricket awards nominations

Durban – Hot on the heels of their successful season, KZN cricketers and the Hollywoodbets Dolphins coach have been nominated in every domestic category for the upcoming CSA Awards scheduled for next week Monday. It was a memorable season for the Dolphins who finished with two trophies in the cabinet as well as making the final of the Betway T20 Challenge to show for their efforts last summer. In what is widely regarded as one of the most…

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Busy winter period for Dolphins stars

Durban – Following the recent squad announcements by Cricket South Africa, a number of Hollywoodbets Dolphins players will tour the West Indies and Ireland with the national squad while a couple of players will represent SA ‘A’ on their tour in Zimbabwe. Six Dolphins players have been selected to tour the Caribbean across both the test squad and the T20 squad, highlighted by a maiden Proteas call-up for 27-year-old Prenelan Subrayen for …

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Parsons relishing Dolphins move

Durban – Former South Africa Under 19 captain Bryce Parsons is looking forward to making Durban home when he moves from the highveld to the coastal city to take up a professional contract with the Hollywoodbets Dolphins for the upcoming domestic cricket season. Parsons, whose brief senior career has been based in Johannesburg with the Lions, never really considered a move to Durban until the latter stages of last season when he was in contac…

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Smith excited for new KZN challenge

Durban – Having spent his entire cricket career in the Western Cape, all-rounder Jason Smith has taken the big step out of his comfort zone when he links up with the Hollywoodbets Dolphins for the new domestic season starting later this year. Smith, who was educated at Wynberg Boys High School, and played all of his professional cricket for the Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras, is excited by the fact that he is making the change in his career at an…

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