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Sporting draw in Maritzburg

Pietermaritzburg – After losing a day and a half to the elements, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins and the VKB Knights had to settle for a draw in their CSA 4-Day Franchise Series clash at the Pietermaritzburg Oval on Thursday. Heading into the final day only one innings had been completed with the Knights 174 for six at the start of the day. Dolphins seamer Keith Dudgeon dominated the morning session when he picked up three wickets for four ru…

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Montgomery in line for Coastal first class debut

Durban - Recently selected South African Under 19 captain Matthew Montgomery is set to make his first class debut when Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal clash with Western Province in the CSA Provincial 3-Day Challenge at the Chatsworth Oval on Thursday. Montgomery’s call up comes after his heroics with the bat in the 2019 edition of the CSA Franchise Cubs Week held in Stellenbosch recently. Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal Coach, Roger Telemachus said …

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Dolphins make the most of rain interrupted day

Pietermaritzburg – Following a delayed start to day three of the CSA 4-Day Franchise Series match between the Hollywoodbets Dolphins and the VKB Knights at the Pietermaritzburg Oval, the hosts had the visitors 174 for six at the close of play on the third day. Day two was completely lost to the elements so the Dolphins started day three on 330 for six with Senuran Muthusamy eyeing his first century of the season, however he could only add ei…

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Summer of excitement for KZN cricket fans

Durban - Following their resounding Castle Test Series win over Pakistan, Kingsmead Stadium will see a summer of action when the Standard Bank Proteas take on Pakistan in a One Day International on Tuesday, 22 January and then KZN Cricket play host to the first Castle Lager Test Match against Sri Lanka from 13-17 February. It has been a quiet time for Durban when it comes to hosting international cricket, and it will be a welcome sight for Dur…

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Scotland snap up Inland’s Burger as new head coach

Hollywoodbets KZN Inland head coach Shane Burger will be bidding farewell to the team that he has coached to significant success when he takes up the reigns as the Scotland men’s national coach in March. Burger, who hails originally from Johannesburg, was lured to Pietermaritzburg by current Hollywoodbets Dolphins coach Grant Morgan where he took on a captain, and assistant coach role with the side. In the 2013/14 season Inland went on to…

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Dolphins hoping to bounce back against Knights

A trip to the Pietermaritzburg Oval for a CSA 4-Day Franchise Series clash with the VKB Knights is the next assignment for the Hollywoodbets Dolphins starting on Monday, 14 January. The Dolphins started the year with a loss to the Lions at Kingsmead, but have had a week to get themselves into the right frame of mind for their game against the fourth-placed Knights in Pietermaritzburg. There was a shining light for the Durban side in their l…

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Dolphins Under 19 Side Make History with Cubs Week Triumph

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Hollywoodbets Dolphins Under 19 players made history when they became the first Dolphins team to clinch the CSA Franchise Cubs Week title with four wins from five games recently. The tournament that started on 3 January in Stellenbosch saw the Hollywoodbets Dolphins Cubs enjoy resounding victories throughout the week over four of the other five domestic franchises, slipping up only to the Warriors on the …

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Makhanya Ton Unable to Prevent Lions Win

A spirited maiden ton for the Hollywoodbets Dolphins by Sibz Makhanya was not enough as the home side went down by nine wickets to the bizhub Highveld Lions in their CSA 4-Day Franchise Series clash that ended at Kingsmead on Monday. The hosts went into the final day of the contest needing 65 runs to make the Lions bat again to win the match and Makhanya and Cody Chetty continued to bat well despite the Dolphins being on the back foot. The …

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Dolphins hoping to start 2019 as they finished 2018

Durban – Following a resounding victory in the CSA 4-Day Franchise Series match against the bizhub Highveld Lions to end 2018, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins will be in search of a similar performance when they tackle the same opposition at Kingsmead starting on Friday, 4 January. It was the strongest performance the Dolphins have put together so far this season and was their first victory in the red ball campaign. Captain Khaya Zondo led fro…

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Six KZN players in SA Schools & SA Colts sides

Following the conclusion of the 2018 Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket Week in Cape Town on Thursday, six players, three from KZN Coastal and three from KZN Inland, were selected for the SA Schools and SA Colts teams respectively. Both KZN sides had reasonably good week’s with a mixture of results but to have such a strong representation in the national sides is a testament to the talent that KwaZulu-Natal has to offer. In the SA Schools sid…

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