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Dolphins claim emphatic win in Maritzburg

Pietermaritzburg – Despite a near match-saving innings from Temba Bavuma, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins showed sufficient patience to get themselves their second consecutive 4-Day Domestic Series win as they beat the Imperial Lions by 130 runs at the Pietermaritzburg Oval on Thursday. With the win the Dolphins broke a 12 year drought when it comes to red ball wins in Pietermaritzburg. Their last win came in 2007 when coach Imraan Khan and assis…

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Victory in sight for Dolphins in Maritzburg

Pietermaritzburg - A third day of all-round strong cricket in a row from the Hollywoodbets Dolphins sees the home side staring down victory in their 4-Day Domestic Series match with the Imperial Lions at the Pietermaritzburg Oval with six wickets to get on the final day. Heading into the third day the Dolphins needed to pick up the final two Lions first innings wickets, however the visitors managed to scrape together 35 runs for the final two …

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Dolphins firmly on top in PMB

Pietermaritzburg - Another strong day from the Hollywoodbets Dolphins has seen them strengthen their grip on their 4-Day Domestic Series match with the Imperial Lions at the Pietermaritzburg Oval after day two on Tuesday. Starting the day on 231 for two after they won the toss, opener Sarel Erwee was just eleven runs short of a well-deserved century. The day began well for the Dolphins as Erwee went to his sixth first class century and cont…

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Ackerman & Erwee give Dolphins fast start in PMB

Pietermaritzburg - A first century of the season for the in-form Marques Ackerman and an undefeated 89 from opener Sarel Erwee saw the Hollywoodbets Dolphins gain the advantage at the end of day one of their 4-Day Domestic Series match with the Imperial Lions at the Pietermaritzburg Oval on Monday. It was an important toss to win and Ackerman was on the right side of that result as a docile wicket greeted the Lions opening bowlers. Hero fro…

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Table-topping Lions in Dolphins cross-hairs

Durban - Following an unforgettable 4-Day Domestic Series win over the Cape Cobras last week, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins will now take on the current log leaders the Imperial Lions at the Pietermaritzburg Oval starting on Monday. Imraan Khan's side bowled the Cobras out for 86 in their second innings with Senuran Muthusamy taking seven second innings wickets to hand the Dolphins an unlikely 137 run victory, and his squad will be hoping to keep…

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Muthusamy spins Dolphins to memorable win

Durban - Standard Bank Proteas all-rounder Senuran Muthusamy took seven second innings wickets as the Hollywoodbets Dolphins pulled off a memorable 137 run 4-Day Domestic Series win over the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Oudtshoorn on Thursday. After some substantial rain late on Wednesday and a wet outfield for much of the day on Thursday, the Dolphins added 24 runs for the loss of two wickets as they pursued as many runs as possible to…

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Roelofsen ton helps Dolphins fight back in Oudtshoorn

Durban - A second innings century, and second in as many games, from Grant Roelofsen helped the Hollywoodbets Dolphins gain the upper-hand in their 4-Day Domestic Series match with the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Oudtshoorn on Wednesday. Roelofsen finished a day shortened by a significant storm on 139 not out and has given his side an advantage of 199 runs going into the fourth and final day on Thursday. The Dolphins were in search …

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Weather curtails much of day two in Oudtshoorn

Durban - A shortened day on Tuesday in Oudtshoorn saw the WSB Cape Cobras end on 254 for six in their 4-Day Domestic Series match with the Hollywoodbets Dolphins. A large part of the afternoon session was lost to weather as the Dolphins continued to peg away at the hosts who were resilient in their pursuit of a first innings lead. Simon Khomari top scored for the Cobras with 68 while David Bedingham was dismissed for 37 and Aviwe Mgijima ch…

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Dolphins fight back despite Linde six-for

Durban - The Hollywoodbets Dolphins would have been disappointed with their first innings but managed to pick up two WSB Cape Cobras wickets before the close of play on day one of their 4-Day Domestic Series match in Oudtshoorn on Monday. The Dolphins won the toss and elected to bat first with the opening pair of Sarel Erwee and Grant Roelofsen making a cautious start to the innings before Erwee became George Linde’s first victim in the tent…

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Dolphins hope to begin 2020 with a bang

Durban - Following a much-needed break, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins will hope to hit the ground running in 2020 when they face the WSB Cape Cobras in the 4-Day Domestic Series beginning in Oudtshoorn on Monday. It’s been a tough red ball campaign for the Dolphins thus far with three losses and two draws from their first five games in the competition. Assistant coach of the Dolphins Quinton Friend understands that is has been a difficult co…

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