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Dolphins hold the edge after day two at Kingsmead

A fine 138 from Vaughn van Jaarsveld at the top of the order for the Hollywoodbets Dolphins, helped his side take a 78 run lead into the third day of their 4-Day Franchise Series clash with the Warriors at Kingsmead on Tuesday. Sarel Erwee and Van Jaarsveld started the day on 64 without loss and took the Dolphins past the 100 mark. The total was 110 when Erwee fell, caught behind for a patient 44. 41 runs later Cody Chetty departed for 10, …

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Bosch six-for steers Dolphins ahead on day one

A brilliant return of 6/38 from young speedster Eathan Bosch helped the Hollywoodbets Dolphins take control of their 4-Day Franchise Series clash with the Warriors at a sun-soaked Kingsmead Cricket Stadium on Monday. The young seamer’s maiden five-for for the Dolphins was the main difference as the Durban side bowled their Port Elizabeth-based visitors out for 175 on day one. The Dolphins then batted out the rest of the day without losing…

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Array of Dolphins set to light up MSL T20

A total of 15 Hollywoodbets Dolphins players were snapped up at the player draft by the six teams for the inaugural Mzansi Super League beginning on 16 November in Cape Town. There were a handful of Dolphins players that were selected by the various teams early in the draft, showing the demand for the players from Durban. In the opening round of the draft, following the selection of the overseas marquee players, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dane Vil…

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Fourways Airconditioning & Dolphins begin exciting partnership

The Hollywoodbets Dolphins have welcomed Fourways Airconditioning on board as an associate sponsor of the KZN franchise in a deal that will last for an initial period of two years, with the first option to renew. Fourways Airconditioning is a national distributor of airconditioners to dealers but have seen the chance of getting involved in sponsoring the Dolphins franchise as an opportunity to grow their brand in the public sphere. “We’…

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Sorbet Man Gateway on-board as official grooming partner of the Dolphins

The Hollywoodbets Dolphins and Sorbet Man Gateway struck up an innovative relationship where the store became the official grooming partner of the Durban cricket franchise in a launch at their store at Gateway on Monday. The relationship between the Dolphins and Sorbet Man is the first of its kind for the Dolphins franchise, the head of Marketing and PR at KZN Cricket Nana Ngubane believes that this relationship could spark an interest amongst…

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Amla announced as Durban Heat’s SA marquee star

The Kingsmead Cricket Stadium-based team for the upcoming Mzansi Super League beginning in November has been officially unveiled as the Durban Heat with Proteas star Hashim Amla announced as their Marquee South African player. The reveal of the team names as well as the distribution of South African marquee players was done on Monday, along with the announcement that Hollywoodbets Dolphins coach Grant Morgan, as well as his Dolphins back-up st…

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Dolphins go down to Knights at the Diamond Oval

Durban - The Hollywoodbets Dolphins went down to the VKB Knights by five wickets in their 4-Day Franchise Series clash at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on Wednesday in a match that saw the fortunes see-saw over the four innings of the match. Taking a slim two run lead from their first innings, the side from KwaZulu-Natal put together 135 in their second innings with Sarel Erwee following his first innings half century with 33 in his second kno…

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Strong start from the Dolphins in Kimberley

Durban - After ending on 268 all out, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins finished day one of their 4-Day Franchise Series clash with the VKB Knights on top when they restricted the hosts to 24/2 in Kimberley on Monday. After winning the toss and taking first strike the Dolphins were in early trouble with the loss of Vaughn van Jaarsveld for a duck and then Cody Chetty for 12. At 13/2 Sarel Erwee and Senuran Muthusamy dug themselves in and turned th…

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Hard-working day for Dolphins at SuperSport Park

Durban - A late flurry of wickets from Calvin Savage and Kerwin Mungroo saw the Dolphins bowl the Multiply Titans out for 308, and finished 12/0, leaving the deficit at 27 runs going into day three at SuperSport Park Centurion on Friday. The morning session belonged to the hosts, but more importantly to night watchman Eldred Hawkin who notched up a surprise half century. He ended on 52 off 100 balls and was the second man out on the day. Ea…

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KZN Cricket Union scoops Federation of the Year at KZN Sports Awards

Durban – Capping a thoroughly successful season for the KwaZulu-Natal Cricket Union, the province's cricket federation scooped the prestigious award of being named Federation of the Year at the KZN Sport Awards held at the Durban ICC on Tuesday evening. From the Hollywoodbets Dolphins sharing the Momentum One Day Cup, to contesting the RAM SLAM T20 Challenge final, to the Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal winning the CSA 3-Day Challenge and Hollywoo…

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