Entries by David Brooke

Piedt, Prince immensely proud after innings win against Lions

Dane Piedt could not be more proud. He ripped the heart out of the middle and lower order and finished with 7-118 in his 100th first class match to propel the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras to an innings and 71 runs win over the bizhub Highveld Lions on Wednesday. Afterwards he said it reminded […]

Piedt destroys Lions with seven-wicket haul

Dane Piedt was the star of a spectacular collapse by the bizhub Highveld Lions that saw them suffer a heavy 4-Day Domestic Series defeat to the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras on the third day of their match in Johannesburg on Wednesday.   The Standard Bank Proteas spinner claimed seven for 118 as the home […]

Malan, Bedingham hit tons as Cobras strengthen grip

Centuries by Janneman Malan and David Bedingham led a fine all-round batting display by the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras as they strengthened their grip on the bizhub Highveld Lions after the second day of their 4-Day Domestic Series clash in Johannesburg on Tuesday. There were also half-centuries for three others in an utterly dominant […]

Cobras outplay Lions with both bat and ball

Three wickets apiece from Tladi Bokako, Lizaad Williams and Jason Smith led a sensational bowling performance by the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras as they dismantled the bizhub Highveld Lions on the opening day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter in Johannesburg on Monday. Janneman Malan and David Bedingham then drove home the advantage by […]

Confident Cobras take on Lions

World Sports Betting Cape Cobras coach Ashwell Prince was hugely satisfied with the win against the VKB Knights, but he knows his team need to capitalise on good batting starts and improve in some other areas if they are to beat the bizhub Highveld Lions. He was talking about the 4 Day Domestic series match […]

Prince gives credit to PPC Newlands Ground Staff

bizhub Highveld Lions coach Enoch Nkwe is hoping to build on the solid start both he and his team have made to the new 4-Day Domestic Series when they host the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Johannesburg starting on Monday. The round two encounter at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium comes after both teams won […]

Piedt praises Paterson and overall team performance

A turning point of a brilliant team performance that set up the four-wicket win was when Dane Paterson captured 4-68 and the bowlers took the remaining seven wickets for the addition of just 94 runs on the final morning of the 4 Day Domestic Series match against the VKB Knights. “It was a brilliant team […]

Hamza and Verreynne bat Cobras home against Knights

A key half-century by Kyle Verreynne calmed the nerves of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras and ensured they began the new 4-Day Domestic Series season with a tense four-wicket win over the VKB Knights in Cape Town on Thursday. The young right-hander made an attacking unbeaten 51 (59 balls, 7 fours) after his side […]

Mokoena ton leaves Newlands clash finely balanced

An eighth career century by Grant Mokoena helped the VKB Knights fight back during the second half of day three of their 4-Day Domestic Series match with the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras in Cape Town on Wednesday. The right-hander struck 113 (179 balls, 20 fours) to ensure his side reached stumps in a fighting […]

Malan passes 9,000 runs mark as Cobras take charge

A 28th first-class century by Pieter Malan paved the way for the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras to take control of their Domestic 4-Day Series clash with the VKB Knights at the halfway stage in Cape Town on Tuesday. The 29-year-old, who also went past 9 000 runs in red-ball cricket, was unbeaten on 118 […]