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Maharaj masterclass gives Dolphins finals sniff

Durban - After a solid counter-attack from the Dafabet Warriors on day three of their 4-Day Domestic Series clash at St George’s Park, a Keshav Maharaj six-for sees the Hollywoodbets Dolphins needing 104 runs to win on day four. The home side started day three on 88 without loss and carried on where they closed on Wednesday with Eddie Moore and Gihahn Cloete eating into the deficit. The two put on 145 for the first wicket before Cloete wa…

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Zondo ton keeps Dolphins in control

Durban – A twelfth first-class hundred from Hollywoodbets Dolphins veteran Khaya Zondo helped the visitors strengthen their grip on day two of their 4-Day Domestic Series clash with the Dafabet Warriors at St George’s Park in Gqeberha on Wednesday. The Dolphins were in search of runs to put their clash with the Warriors to bed after they had done a good job with the ball on day one. They began day two on 67 for two and continued to pati…

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Dolphins pressing for 4-Day final

Durban – The final round of the 2020/21 CSA 4-Day Domestic Series begins on Tuesday with the Hollywoodbets Dolphins looking to qualify for the competition final when they meet the Warriors at St Georges Park. The Dolphins sit on the coat-tail of the VKB Knights who lead Pool A heading into the final round this week. Assistant coach of the Dolphins Quinton Friend knows that the side need to try and put together the perfect match to maximise t…

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Maharaj spins Dolphins to crucial 4-day victory

Durban – After six wickets in the first innings, Hollywoodbets Dolphins spinner Keshav Maharaj took 7/48 in the Imperial Lions second innings to finish with match figures of 13/174 which helped the Dolphins to a 86 run win in the CSA 4-Day Domestic Series at the Imperial Wanderers on Wednesday. Not only was Maharaj influential with the ball throughout the match, he added 101 runs with the bat over the two innings which included a fastest Sou…

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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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