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Maharaj magic helps Dolphins to opening win

Durban - Figures of four for 15 from Keshav Maharaj helped the Hollywoodbets Dolphins to a 14 run Betway T20 Challenge opening win against the Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium on Friday afternoon. After a strong start with the bat the Cobras were in a good position to chase the total down when they were 70 for one with Tony de Zorzi and Kyle Verreynne at the crease. Maharaj then came back for his second spell whe…

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Coastal & Inland set for whirlwind seasons

Durban - Following an extended period in limbo as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, Cricket South Africa has finalised the provincial schedule with both Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal and Hollywoodbets KZN Inland begin their respective seasons on Monday. Cricket South Africa has split all of the semi-professional sides into four groups that will play in various bio-secure environments around the country. They will play two three day matches and th…

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Govender takes over as new KZNCU President

Durban – Following the unfortunate and tragic passing of KwaZulu-Natal Cricket Union president Ben Dladla in December last year, vice president of the Union Daniel Govender has been elected as the new president until the Annual General Meeting in August.   Govender served under Dladla when he took over the reins at the union from Fa-eez Jaffer at the beginning of the 2018/19 season so has been involved in administration at the union;…

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Dolphins excited to start T20 Challenge

Durban – The ten day long CSA T20 Challenge beginning at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium this Friday is going to be another exciting test for the Hollywoodbets Dolphins who start their campaign against the Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras on Friday afternoon. The Dolphins are coming off sharing the recent Momentum One Day Cup and return to conditions that are familiar to them for the T20 Challenge. With the competition being a single round robin…

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Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium primed for T20 Challenge

Durban – Following a successful hosting of the recent Momentum Proteas series against Pakistan, Cricket South Africa has entrusted KwaZulu-Natal Cricket and Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium to host a bio-secure environment (BSE) for the upcoming CSA T20 Challenge starting on Friday. This year’s T20 Challenge will feature the vast majority of nationally contracted players which makes this one of the most anticipated tournaments of the season…

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Friend reflects on successful One Day Cup

Durban – After winning their third Momentum One Day Cup trophy in four seasons, Hollywoodbets Dolphins assistant coach Quinton Friend believes that the side is in a great place both mentally and collectively going into the upcoming CSA T20 Challenge. The Dolphins and the Lions shared the One Day Cup trophy after both days set aside for the final were washed out; however despite not being able to win the competition outright Friend stresses t…

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Dolphins & Lions to use reserve day for MODC final

Durban - Following persistent rain in Potchefstroom umpires were forced to abandon the Momentum One Day Cup final between the Hollywoodbets Dolphins and the Imperial Lions on Thursday and make use of the reserve day on Friday to complete the competition. The North West town has been inundated with rain for a number of weeks and the semi-final between the Lions and the Knights was completely washed out earlier in the week which saw the Johannes…

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Dolphins Cubs ready for CSA Franchise Cubs Week

Durban - The Hollywoodbets Dolphins Under-19 Cubs team will be looking to hit the ground running at the CSA Franchise Cubs Week when it gets underway this week in Stellenbosch with a first match against the Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras Cubs on Wednesday. The 2021 edition of Cubs Week will be the fourteenth time that this competition is held and it will be contested by the six franchises in a bio-secure environment under the adherence of the Covid…

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Dolphins primed ahead of One Day Cup final

Durban – Following their dramatic recovery to win their Momentum One Day Cup semi-final, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins feel confident that they can win the domestic 50 over competition outright when they face the Imperial Lions in the title decider in Potchefstroom on Thursday. The Dolphins have won two of their completed pool games and then returned to Senwes Park to beat the Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras by three wickets in their semi-final on Mo…

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Frylinck & Muthusamy heroics guide Dolphins to MODC final

Durban – A 112 run partnership for the sixth wicket between Rob Frylinck and Senuran Muthusamy helped book the Hollywoodbets Dolphins their spot in the Momentum One Day Cup final when they beat the Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras by three wicket in Potchefstroom on Monday. It was a tough start with the bat for the Dolphins after Cobras opening bowler Corbin Bosch picked up two wickets in the first over of the chase before they slumped to 58 for fi…

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