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Inaugural Sunfoil KZN DSR Elite Tournament a resounding success

Durban – The newly formed Sunfoil KZN DSR Elite Tournament concluded recently with the event being the pinnacle event of the successful Sunfoil KZN DSR Hubs Tournament at Michaelhouse in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. The tournament pitted teams from all over the country against one another in the Under 15 and Under 19 age categories. Ultimately it was the Easterns Under 19 team and the KZN Under 15 side that came out on top in their divisions.…

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Dolphins Premier League set for second exciting edition

Durban - The Hollywoodbets Dolphins Premier League presented by Aucor will get underway on Saturday, 24 August for three weeks of exciting T20 cricket culminating in the final at Kingsmead Cricket Stadium on Sunday, 8 September. The auction took place at Kingsmead last Friday and it was Hollywoodbets Dolphins all-rounder Senuran Muthusamy who collected the largest price as he went to the defending champions the Hollywoodbets eThekwini Hurrican…

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Morgan steps down as Dolphins mentor

Durban – Hollywoodbets Dolphins head coach Grant Morgan has stepped down from his position in order to take up the role of assistant coach of the Scotland national team after three seasons in Durban. Morgan joined the Dolphins at the start of the 2016/17 season and hit the ground running with his side falling just short in all three competitions; however it was a sign of things to come under the tutelage of the experienced coach. In his s…

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Successful KZN Hubs tournament draws to a close

Durban – The regional Sunfoil KZN DSR Hubs Tournament came to a close earlier this week with the fifteen hub team from across the province enjoying four days of exciting cricket action which lead to the selection of two teams for the Sunfoil KZN DSR Elite Tournament on the go until Friday. The tournament featured Under 15 and Under 19 teams from the various hubs around the province and the standard of cricket was high once again as Michaelho…

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SA U19s get down to business ahead of Youth ODI series against Pakistan

The Coca-Cola South Africa under-19s will gather in Durban on Friday, 14 June, for a week-long training camp ahead of their Youth One-Day International (ODI) series against Pakistan, running from 22 June – 07 July in Chatsworth and Pietermaritzburg. The seven-match tour forms an important part of the youngsters’ schedule in preparation for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup, taking place in South Africa between 17 January and 09 February next …

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KZN Hubs & Development tournament expands in 2019

Durban – The KZN Cricket Union in conjunction with CSA, KZN Department of Sport and Recreation and Sunfoil continue to play a critical role in shaping the country’s future cricket stars through it’s highly successful development program, and in the Union’s quest to remain relevant and innovative it has taken the bold step to expand the annual tournament into two events. This year both of the tournaments are being played at Michaelhouse…

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Makhanya & Bosch in SA Emerging squad

Durban – Hollywoodbets Dolphins all-rounders Sibz Makhanya and Eathan Bosch have both been included in the South African Emerging Squad for their upcoming series against their Sri Lankan counterparts from 29 June to 28 July. The team that has been selected is made up of players that are part of the current three-year cycle of the CSA Powerade National Academy. Both players were heavily involved in the Dolphins run to the Momentum One Day …

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Four new contracts awarded for 2019/20 season

Durban – With the pre-season around the corner for the Hollywoodbets Dolphins following a strong 2018/19 campaign, four new full contracts have been awarded while two players have shifted from rookie to full contracts ahead of the 2019/20 season. Batsman Marques Ackerman, wicket-keeper Grant Roelofsen, and bowlers Daryn Dupavillon and Keith Dudgeon have been given contracts while Okuhle Cele and Smangaliso Nhlebela have upgraded from rookie …

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Kingsmead to host England in two fixtures this summer

Durban – KwaZulu-Natal cricket fans can look forward to two high quality internationals when the Standard Bank Proteas host England in Durban for a One Day International and a T20 International in February next year. The ODI will take place on Friday 7 February, followed by the T20 International on Friday 14 February, and Durban will once again be a popular destination for England’s famous Barmy Army travelling supporters. The rivalry b…

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Van Jaarsveld the hero at Dolphins annual awards

Durban – Perennial achiever Vaughn van Jaarsveld was the big winner at the Hollywoodbets Dolphins Annual Awards dinner at the Mount Edgecombe Country Club on Thursday bagging six awards including the coveted Players’ Player and Player of the Year awards. The Durban-based franchise celebrated a successful season as Mount Edgecombe Country Club (MECC) played host to the annual golf day before the awards took place. The Dolphins made the p…

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