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Maharaj five-for gives Dolphins the edge

Durban - Five for 83 from spinner Keshav Maharaj saw the Hollywoodbets Dolphins fight back with the ball in the afternoon session to restrict the Imperial Lions to 274 for seven at the close of play on day two of their 4-Day Domestic Series clash at Imperial Wanderers on Monday. The Dolphins began the second day of the clash on 341 for nine with Kerwin Mungroo and Lifa Ntanzi at the crease. Ntanzi and Mungroo then put on a 41 run partnershi…

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KZN Coastal included in Division One

Durban – Following the announcement of the restructuring of domestic cricket in South Africa, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Monday that the Hollywoodbets Dolphins will represent KZN Coastal in Division One while Hollywoodbets KZN Inland will play in the bottom seven in the lower Division Two. The Dolphins have once again proven their worth with a shared triumph in the Momentum One Day Cup and then making it to the final of the Betw…

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KZN Coastal return with full house of victories

Durban - In a significantly truncated season, Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal made the most of their opportunity to finish their campaign with five wins from five including two three-day victories and three 50 over wins. Coastal were pooled with Border, South Western Districts and Boland in a bio-secure environment (BSE) in Stellenbosch and were in good form throughout the two week period where they met South Western Districts in a three-day encount…

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Dolphins return to four day action

Durban - The Hollywoodbets Dolphins shift their focus to red ball cricket as they head to Gauteng to face the Imperial Lions in the penultimate round of the CSA 4-Day Domestic Series starting on Sunday. Following the excitement of the recent Betway T20 Challenge that saw the Dolphins lose out to the Lions in the final, the sides will resume their rivalry at the Imperial Wanderers. With just two rounds to go until the finalist for the compet…

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Valiant Dolphins downed by Lions in T20 final

Durban - Following a disciplined bowling display, the Imperial Lions were made to work for their 108 runs to beat the Hollywoodbets Dolphins by four wickets in the Betway T20 Challenge final at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium on Sunday. The momentum was with the Lions from the first over as SJ Erwee was bowled without a run on the board. The wickets continued to fall regularly with the Dolphins batsmen falling to the pressure created by the…

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Dominant Dolphins into T20 Challenge final after Lions win

Durban - Following a dominant 41 run over the Imperial Lions in the Betway T20 Challenge on Wednesday, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins have qualified for the competition final with one group game to go this Friday. It was a slick performance with the ball from the Dolphins who strangled the Lions top order with some pin-point bowling that kept the Johannesburg side under pressure throughout. Spinner Prenelan Subrayen was the pick of the bowlers …

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Squad depth to carry Dolphins through T20 Challenge

Durban – Following confirmation that Proteas all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo has been ruled out of the Betway T20 Challenge through injury, the table-topping Hollywoodbets Dolphins will rely on their significant squad depth for the remainder of the competition. The Dolphins have replaced Phehlukwayo, who hurt his back during the Hollywoodbets Dolphins' fixture against the Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras, with young Maritzburg College all-rounder An…

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KZN Coastal Women’s side ready to get going

Durban – Following an extended period of uncertainty, the Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal Women’s side are finally about to begin their season with the CSA Women’s Provincial Programme taking place in a bio-secure environment in East London starting on Tuesday. The women’s side has been put in a group with North West and Border so the side will meet some strong opposition. Coach of the side Darryll Govender understands that his side is go…

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Dolphins make it three-from-three

Durban - The Hollywoodbets Dolphins cemented their place at the top of the Betway T20 Challenge with a systematic demolition of the Warriors on Sunday afternoon. When rain forced the players off the field two overs before the scheduled end of the game the Dolphins top order had taken full control of the match at 128/2 chasing a victory target on 144. The win, by three runs using the Duckworth Lewis method, secures the Durbanites their third…

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Dolphins power to second T20 victory

Durban - The Hollywoodbets Dolphins played themselves into a strong position in the Betway T20 Challenge when they comfortably beat the VKB Knights by four wickets on Saturday afternoon. Set a target of 145 to second their second consecutive win in the tournament, the Durbanites staged a composed run chase to secure the winning runs with eleven balls to spare, spearheaded by an unbeaten 35 from Khaya Zondo. Zondo found support from David Mi…

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