Joburg Thriller – Featured Durban Blog

Joburg Thriller: The Cell C Sharks emerged victorious in a tense, nail-biter of a Currie Cup match at Emirates Airline Park, eventually defeating the Golden Lions 30-28 on Sunday afternoon. Perfect conditions greeted the two sides and both elected to play attacking rugby, although it was the pressure on defence and the set-piece that delivered a win against a Lions side that enjoyed the majority share of possession. The hosts showed their willingness to play a high tempo, expansive running game with the Cell C Sharks unable to get any … [Read more...]

Dolphins down the Titans in Centurion thriller – Featured Durban Blog

Dolphins down the Titans in Centurion thriller: The Hollywoodbets Dolphins won a thrilling, high-scoring Momentum One Day Cup clash against the Multiply Titans at SuperSport Park on Sunday by twelve runs to move to the top of the log. In a match loaded with internationals as both sides were able to call on their Protea players, the Dolphins set the hosts a target of 309 to win the clash, and then closed out the match by restricting the Titans to 296 for eight wickets in their 50 overs. The home side looked well poised for the final run-chase … [Read more...]

Dolphins & Knights tie in Bloem thriller – Featured Durban Blog

Dolphins & Knights tie in Bloem thriller: Durban – A wicket off the final ball of the Hollywoodbets Dolphins run chase, meant they had to settle for a tie against the VKB Knights in their Momentum One Day Cup match at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on Sunday. As was the case on Friday, the Knights won the toss and battled first and started well with their opening stand between Rudi Second and Grant Mokoena yielded 67 before the latter was bowled by Andile Phehlukwayo for 32. Second continued on his way and went past 50 as he lost … [Read more...]

Dolphins lose last-gasp thriller to the Lions in Potch – Featured Durban Blog

Dolphins lose last-gasp thriller to the Lions in Potch: Durban – The Hollywoodbets Dolphins lost a final ball thriller Momentum One Day Cup clash with the bizhub Highveld Lions at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Saturday evening, squandering a chance to go into the new year topping the tournament log. The hosts got across the line by two wickets, needing a solitary run off the last ball of the match, which Hardus Viljoen ran off Calvin Savage’s final delivery to secure the result. The Lions were set 254 for victory, thanks largely … [Read more...]