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Cape Cobras Defeat Spirited Dolphins:

A valiant effort with the ball defending 171 on the final day was not enough as the Hollywoodbets Dolphins lost to the World Sport Betting Cape Cobras by five wickets in their 4-Day Franchise series clash at Newlands on Thursday.

The Dolphins began day four on 265/7 and they lost Keshav Maharaj early for six, they fell into more trouble he was followed by Dane Vilas who was out LBW for 72.

Okuhle Cele was the last man out for four leaving Eathan Bosch not out on seven.

The Dolphins left the Cobras with 171 to get and despite the low target the Dolphins made a fist of defending it.

First innings centurion Pieter Malan was dismissed for a first ball duck and then Zubayr Hamza fell for seven, leaving the hosts 20/2.

Janaman Malan and David Bedingham added 48 for the third wicket before the former became Keshav Maharaj’s first victim.

Bedingham was dismissed by Maharaj with the score on 81 and the Dolphins were still in the hunt.

Kyle Verrynne and Aviwe Mgijima then got together and broke the back of the chase, putting on 70 for the fifth wicket.

The Cobras wicket-keeper was dismissed for 46 by Maharaj with the Capetonians needing 21 runs to win.

Mgijima and Vernon Philander knocked off the rest with the former finishing 43 not out while Philander finished 15 not out to hand them a five wicket win.

SUMMARY OF THE DAY FOUR SCORE – WSB Cape Cobras v Hollywoodbets Dolphins
Dolphins 1st Innings 225 all out (Cody Chetty 71, SJ Erwee 35, Eathan Bosch 31)
Cobras 1st Innings 337 all out (Rob Frylinck 5/86, Okuhle Cele 3/61)
Dolphins 2nd Innings 282 all out (Dane Vilas 72, SJ Erwee 54, Sibz Makhanya 53)
Cobras 2nd Innings 173/5 (Keshav Maharaj 3/49)
WSB Cape Cobras win by five wickets

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Dolphins fight back on day three in Cape Town:

Following a tough day two, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins fought back hard on day three of their 4-Day Franchise Series Clash with the World Sports Betting Cape Cobras at Newlands taking a 153 run lead into the final day.

The Dolphins needed to finish off the Cobras innings as early as possible on Wednesday and they took the final two wickets for 20 runs with Robbie Frylinck bagging his 10th first class five wicket haul, finishing with 5/86 and the Cobras were bowled out for 337.

With 112 runs to erase before they could put together a defendable score, the Dolphins started soundly with Vaughn van Jaarsveld and SJ Erwee putting on 74 before the former was dismissed for 44.

With the deficit erased with Erwee and Cody Chetty at the wicket, Chetty was dismissed for 34 – helping the Dolphins into a lead of 17.

Unfortunately for the Durban side, captain Khaya Zondo was dismissed for a duck and then 12 runs later Erwee was caught for a patient 54. The Dolphins were 148/4 and leading by 36 runs.

Dane Vilas and Sibz Makhanya put together a potent partnership of 113 for the fifth wicket with both batsmen going past 50.

Makhanya was then caught for a solid 53, however the Dolphins then lost two more wickets on the same score.

Both night watchman Kerwin Mungroo and Rob Frylinck were dismissed without scoring.

Heading into the final day of the clash, Dane Vilas is not out on 69 and Keshav Maharaj resumes on three not out.

The Dolphins lead the hosts by 153 runs.

SUMMARY OF THE DAY THREE SCORE – WSB Cape Cobras v Hollywoodbets Dolphins
Dolphins 1st Innings 225 all out (Cody Chetty 71, SJ Erwee 35, Eathan Bosch 31)
Cobras 1st Innings 337 all out (Rob Frylinck 5/86, Okuhle Cele 3/61)
Dolphins 2nd Innings 265/7 (Dane Vilas 69*, SJ Erwee 54, Sibz Makhanya 53)
Dolphins lead by 153 runs

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