Entries by David Brooke

Albertus Kennedy appointed interim CEO of Western Cape Cricket

Western Cape Cricket Chairman Advocate Nic Kock has confirmed today that South Western District Cricket CEO Albertus Kennedy has been appointed as the interim CEO of Western Cape Cricket, the holding company of the Cape Cobras franchise. Kennedy has been at the helm of SWD Cricket for over 15 years and will maintain a role […]

Gafieldien keen to learn from top-order Proteas trio

With a top order including the likes of Proteas trio Pieter Malan, Janneman Malan and Zubayr Hamza, Cape Cobras left handed batsman Isma-eel Gafieldien is well aware of the challenge that lies ahead, but he is looking to learn as much as he can from the Proteas trio in order to be ready for when […]

Linde wins CSA 4-Day Cricketer of the Season

Quinton de Kock and Laura Wolvaardt received the highest accolade that Cricket South Africa (CSA) has to offer when they were named SA Men’s and SA Women’s Cricketer of the Year in their respective categories at CSA’s virtual awards ceremony which was held on Saturday evening. The traditional gala ceremony was not possible because of […]

Moreki: I owe the Cobras match-winning performances

When Tshepo Moreki first joined the Cape Cobras a few seasons back, he played a supporting role to the likes of Rory Kleinveldt, Vernon Philander and Wayne Parnell, who were spearheading the bowling attack for the Cape side at the time. Now, as we enter the 2020/2021 season, the 26-year-old makes his return to Newlands […]

Abrahams out to make his mark in franchise cricket

Towards the end of last season, fast bowler Ziyaad Abrahams had a taste of the rigours of franchise cricket and now, as a fully-contracted member of the Cape Cobras squad, the former SA U19 cricketer is looking to make his mark in professional cricket. Abrahams grew up in Port Elizabeth, playing mini cricket for his […]

Entries open for #3Teams1City Esports Super Challenge

Registrations for the  #3Teams1City Super Challenge are now open on the ACGL gaming platform, while more information has been released on EsportSA. The FIFA 20 tournament series, presented by EsportSA, features athletes from three of Cape Town’s top sports teams who are gearing up to take on their fans in a digital arena. ENTER NOW […]

Bosch: I thrive on responsibility

Cape Cobras coach Ashwell Prince has a history of being able to get the best out of young cricketers he has worked with. One only has to look at the young Cobras players who have represented the Proteas in the past three years, such as Zubayr Hamza, Kyle Verreynne and Janneman Malan. But, as someone […]

CSA announces nominations for Season Awards

Standard Bank Proteas Quinton de Kock and Lungi Ngidi dominate the nominations for the 2019/20 Cricket South Africa (CSA) Men’s International Awards. Momentum Proteas all-rounder Marizanne Kapp and batsman Laura Wolvaardt have both won nominations in four categories in the women’s section. The gala event to honour South Africa’s top performing professional cricketers over the […]

Cobras, DHL Stormers, Cape Town City to compete in Esports Challenge

Events have been cancelled and seasons suspended. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the most significant disruption to the worldwide sporting calendar since World War II. Although some training and leagues have resumed, there is no clear indication of when sport as we know it will return. EsportSA has been working closely with traditional sports brands […]

Nyaku eager to light up Newlands

For a young man who never grew up watching too much cricket and had no aspirations of playing cricket professionally straight after school despite representing Border in the youth ranks, Onke Nyaku is carving out his own path in South African Cricket, a journey which sees the hugely talented all-rounder take the most important step […]