The leading run-scorer in last season’s national Sunfoil Three-Day Cup series and CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge and eight players aged 25 or younger will be part of the professional squad of the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras for the 2018/2019 s
The decision by Temba Bavuma to return to the Highveld Lions after a only one season in Cape Town, enjoys the backing and unequivocal support of the Cape Cobras, said Nabeal Dien, chief executive officer of the Cape side.
“The average age of cricketers in franchise teams has dropped tremendously,” remarked the recently retired Cape Cobras batting icon Andrew Puttick. “There are many ex-cricketers lost to the system through Kolpak or other reasons. We have not produced enough quality cricketers of late. I would like to be involved to make cricketers (in the Western…
An outstanding rearguard century by Chris Morris was not enough to deny the Warriors as two late wickets by Jon-Jon Smuts sealed a dramatic 77-run Sunfoil Series win over the Titans at Buffalo Park in East London late on Sunday.
Cape Cobras captain Dane Piedt was happy to lead from the front as his team were denied a possible win in their Sunfoil Series clash against the Titans in Benoni because of bad light and rain that effectively reduced the four-day match to a three and a half day fixture.
The Cape Cobras won the battle to host the second Momentum One-Day Cup semi-final after Pieter Malan’s unbeaten 94 helped them to a 10-run Duckworth/Lewis win over the Warriors in their final league phase encounter in Port Elizabeth on Friday.