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Scotland snap up Inland’s Burger as new head coach

Hollywoodbets KZN Inland head coach Shane Burger will be bidding farewell to the team that he has coached to significant success when he takes up the reigns as the Scotland men’s national coach in March. Burger, who hails originally from Johannesburg, was lured to Pietermaritzburg by current Hollywoodbets Dolphins coach Grant Morgan where he took on a captain, and assistant coach role with the side. In the 2013/14 season Inland went on to…

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Dolphins hoping to bounce back against Knights

A trip to the Pietermaritzburg Oval for a CSA 4-Day Franchise Series clash with the VKB Knights is the next assignment for the Hollywoodbets Dolphins starting on Monday, 14 January. The Dolphins started the year with a loss to the Lions at Kingsmead, but have had a week to get themselves into the right frame of mind for their game against the fourth-placed Knights in Pietermaritzburg. There was a shining light for the Durban side in their l…

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Dolphins Under 19 Side Make History with Cubs Week Triumph

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Hollywoodbets Dolphins Under 19 players made history when they became the first Dolphins team to clinch the CSA Franchise Cubs Week title with four wins from five games recently. The tournament that started on 3 January in Stellenbosch saw the Hollywoodbets Dolphins Cubs enjoy resounding victories throughout the week over four of the other five domestic franchises, slipping up only to the Warriors on the …

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Makhanya Ton Unable to Prevent Lions Win

A spirited maiden ton for the Hollywoodbets Dolphins by Sibz Makhanya was not enough as the home side went down by nine wickets to the bizhub Highveld Lions in their CSA 4-Day Franchise Series clash that ended at Kingsmead on Monday. The hosts went into the final day of the contest needing 65 runs to make the Lions bat again to win the match and Makhanya and Cody Chetty continued to bat well despite the Dolphins being on the back foot. The …

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Dolphins hoping to start 2019 as they finished 2018

Durban – Following a resounding victory in the CSA 4-Day Franchise Series match against the bizhub Highveld Lions to end 2018, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins will be in search of a similar performance when they tackle the same opposition at Kingsmead starting on Friday, 4 January. It was the strongest performance the Dolphins have put together so far this season and was their first victory in the red ball campaign. Captain Khaya Zondo led fro…

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Six KZN players in SA Schools & SA Colts sides

Following the conclusion of the 2018 Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket Week in Cape Town on Thursday, six players, three from KZN Coastal and three from KZN Inland, were selected for the SA Schools and SA Colts teams respectively. Both KZN sides had reasonably good week’s with a mixture of results but to have such a strong representation in the national sides is a testament to the talent that KwaZulu-Natal has to offer. In the SA Schools sid…

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Clinical Dolphins dismantle Lions in emphatic style

It was the ideal way to finish 2018 for the Hollywoodbets Dolphins as they put together a complete performance to beat the bizhub Highveld Lions by 279 runs inside three days of their CSA 4-Day Franchise Series clash at the Bidvest Wanderers on Friday. The Dolphins continued their second innings on Friday morning as they looked to build on their 288 run lead that they had manufactured over the first two days. Grant Roelofsen and Andile Pheh…

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Dolphins in one final red ball test of 2018

Following the excitement and success of the inaugural Mzansi Super League, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins welcome back their squad for one last CSA 4-Day Franchise Series clash of 2018 against the bizhub Highveld Lions at the Bidvest Wanderers from 19-22 December. It has been an indifferent red ball campaign for the Dolphins so far with three draws and two losses from their five games. Despite there not being a win to their name, the Dolphins have…

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Handful of Dolphins in MSL T20 play-off mix

As the Mzansi Super League heads into the play-off phase there are a number of Hollywoodbets Dolphins stars dotted through the remaining three sides in the competition ahead of the grand final in Cape Town on Sunday. The round robin section of the competition came to an end on Wednesday night with the Durban Heat defeating the Tshwane Spartans in a final over thriller at Centurion, but with no overall influence on the log, eyes were shifting t…

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Morkel magic gives Heat final game honours

A brilliant unbeaten 57 from 28 balls from Durban Heat captain Albie Morkel handed his side an exciting two wicket victory over the Tshwane Spartans in their final Mzansi Super League match at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. In some final over drama, Kyle Abbott was caught off a no ball with two runs to get off just two deliveries. The no ball from Eldred Hawkin was followed up with the single that gave the Heat their second win over the Spar…

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