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Coastal Women eager to hit the ground running this season

Durban – The Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal women’s side is eager to get back to playing competitive cricket again when they take part in the CSA Women’s Provincial One Day Cup in Johannesburg starting this weekend. The KZN side is part of the top six sides in the women’s domestic game and will come up against the biggest names in women’s cricket in South Africa over the next six days. Recently appointed head coach of the side Angeliqu…

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Knights claim T20 Knock Out title

Durban – The Itec Knights beat the Hollywoodbets Dolphins by seven runs in the final of the CSA T20 Knock Out in Kimberley on Friday. Bowling first the Dolphins managed to keep the Knights top order in check for the early part of the innings with Ottniel Baartman and Daryn Dupavillon again impressing with the new ball. Dupavillon bagged the wicket of Rynard van Tonder in the first over and 36 runs later the dangerous Rilee Rossouw was dis…

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Zondo inspired Dolphins through to T20 final

Durban – An unbeaten half century from experienced Hollywoodbets Dolphins batsman Khaya Zondo helped the Dolphins to a final over, four wicket win over the Momentum Multiply Titans in their CSA T20 Knock Out semi-final on Thursday. Zondo’s knock of 58 not out off 45 deliveries was the difference between the sides after the Dolphins suffered a middle order collapse before Zondo’s penultimate over blitz got them over the line. Bowling f…

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Smith & Dupavillon guide Dolphins into T20 semi-finals

Durban - A career-best bowling performance from Daryn Dupavillon and a match-winning half century from Jason Smith guided the Hollywoodbets Dolphins to a six wicket win over the Warriors in their CSA T20 Knock Out quarter-final on Wednesday. Dupavillon gave the Dolphins the best possible start to the match after losing the toss when he bagged the wickets of both Warriors openers in the first over with Wiaan Lubbe trapped in front for a duck an…

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Upbeat Dolphins head into T20 quarters

Durban – The Hollywoodbets Dolphins head into their quarter-final of the CSA T20 Knock Out Competition against the Warriors at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on Wednesday brimming with confidence following a full-house of wins in the group phase. The men from Durban notched up three wins and two bonus point triumphs in their group and weren’t reliant on just one performer as bowlers and batsmen contributed throughout, showing the depth of t…

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Dolphins satisfied by T20 Knock Out group efforts

Durban – After qualifying top of the CSA T20 Knock Out Group C with three wins from three matches, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins coaching staff are happy with how the side performed over the three days in Bloemfontein, giving them critical momentum going into the play-offs. Over the three matches the Dolphins picked up two bonus point wins and then snuck over the line against a valiant Easterns Storm side on the second day of the competition. D…

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Roelofsen blitz sends Dolphins into T20 play-off

Bloemfontein - A blistering 77 not out off 42 balls from Grant Roelofsen helped the Hollywoodbets Dolphins to an emphatic ten wicket win over the SA Under 19 side, to guarantee their spot in the CSA T20 Knock Out play-offs on Sunday. The Dolphins won the toss and bowled first in Bloemfontein and they took control of the match from the get-go. Wickets fell regularly for the young side as the Dolphins bowlers controlled proceedings with the w…

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Two from two for the Dolphins in the T20 Knock Out

Bloemfontein - A late blitz with the ball from Daryn Dupavillon and a composed debut knock from Jason Smith saw the Hollywoodbets Dolphins consolidate their spot on the top of Pool C with an eight run win over Easterns Storm on Saturday. Easterns made a fist of their run chase as they were with the rate for the majority of the innings however six wickets in the last four overs saw the Dolphins home in what was a tough encounter at the Manguang…

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Baartman & Erwee inspire Dolphins to opening bonus point win

Bloemfontein - A career-best bowling performance from Hollywoodbets Dolphins seamer Ottniel Baartman and a half century from Sarel Erwee guided the Dolphins to an opening eight wicket win over the North West Dragons in their CSA T20 Knock Out opener in Bloemfontein on Friday. Baartman's spell of bowling was much-needed at the time and did a lot to stem the run flow for the Dragons who had done well during the powerplay. The seamer picked up…

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Dolphins excited to get season underway

Durban – The Hollywoodbets Dolphins begin their quest for another successful season when they start their CSA T20 Knockout campaign in Bloemfontein in Pool C against the North West Dragons on Friday. The Dolphins lost in the final of last season’s CSA T20 Challenge and will be hoping to go one better this season, however with North West, Easterns and the South African Under 19 side in the group it’s going to be a demanding three days of …

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