Cape Cobras captain Dane Piedt marked a momentous 100th first-class match with a sterling all-round performance in the Cobras’ innings and 71-run win over the Lions.
The Cobras recorded a resounding victory over the Lions at the Wanderers, beating the home team by an innings and 71 runs.
The Cobras have stamped their authority over the Lions in Johannesburg with a commanding 414-run lead after both team’s first innings.
The Cape Cobras stamped their dominance against the Lions on the first day of their 4-Day Franchise Series encounter at the Wanderers.
Highveld Lions coach Enoch Nkwe is hoping to build on the solid start his team has made to the new 4-Day Domestic Series when they host the Cape Cobras in Johannesburg starting on Monday.
Half-centuries from Zubayr Hamza and Kyle Verreynne took the Cobras to a four-wicket win over the Knights at Newlands on the final day of their first 4-Day Franchise Series match.
A superb century by Grant Mokoena kept the Knights in the contest against the Cape Cobras alive at Newlands.
Pieter Malan powered through day two as the Cobras took a 23-run lead to end on 302-6 against the Knights at Newlands on Tuesday.
The Cobras put in a solid bowling performance on day one to bowl the Knights out for 279, despite a solid 100 from middle-order batsman Pite van Biljon.
Cape Cobras coach Ashwell Prince says his players are relishing a return outdoors with their 4-Day Series opener at PPC Newlands against the Knights, starting on Monday.
Cape Cobras captain Dane Piedt believes his bowling attack has what it takes to run through sides – as long as they bowl fuller lengths than last season.
SACricketmag.com previews the 4-Day Franchise Series. In this preview, we look at the Cobras’ season ahead.
Former Northamptonshire all-rounder Rory Kleinveldt says County Cricket made him a more attacking bowler as he calls time on his career in England, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
Cobras four-day captain Dane Piedt says his ambition remains steadfast on playing for the Proteas, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
Cape Cobras coach Ashwell Prince looks to draw inspiration from Sir Alex Ferguson by restoring former glories at Newlands through the promotion of youthful players and building a winning ethos, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.