Cape Cobras

Cape Cobras
Cape Cobras logo.svg
Personnel
Captain South Africa Dane Piedt
Coach South Africa Ashwell Prince
Team information
Colours Home   Blue   Yellow Away   Orange   Blue
Founded 2005
Home ground Newlands
Capacity 22,500
Official website Cape Cobras

First-class

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T20

The Cape Cobras[1] are a franchise cricket team representing the Western Province, Boland, and South Western Districts areas in South African domestic cricket. The team's home venues are Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town, Boland Park, Paarl, and the Recreation Ground, Oudtshoorn.

The Cobras play in the 4-Day Franchise Series, Momentum One Day Cup and T20 Challenge competitions. They are one of the most successful domestic sides in the franchise era.

Playing kit

During the Momentum 1 Day Cup and 2016–17 CSA T20 Challenge, the Cobras played in blue shirts and trousers with slight yellow accents as well as orange and blue kits to represent their sponsor's corporate colours. Their current kit provider is BAS. Their associate sponsor is local radio station Heart FM.

Honours

  • CSA 4-Day Franchise Series (3) - 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13 ; shared (0) -
  • CSA One Day Cup (1) - 2006–07
  • CSA T20 Challenge (2) - 2008–09, 2010–2011

Squad

Contracted players for the 2019/20 season & amateurs that have represented Cobras in the 2018/19 and 2019/20 seasons:[2][3][4][5][6] Players with international caps are listed in bold.

Name Nat Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Opening Batsmen
Matthew Kleinveldt South AfricaEngland (1989-08-10) 10 August 1989 (age 31) Left-handed Right-arm offbreak
Janneman Malan South Africa (1996-04-18) 18 April 1996 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Pieter Malan South Africa (1989-08-12) 12 August 1989 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Batsmen
Hashim Amla South Africa (1981-03-31) 31 March 1981 (age 39) Right-handed Right-arm off break Limited overs only
David Bedingham South Africa (1994-04-22) 22 April 1994 (age 26) Right-handed
Zubayr Hamza South Africa (1995-06-19) 19 June 1995 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Simon Khomari South Africa (1991-10-10) 10 October 1991 (age 29) Left-handed Left-arm orthodox
Aviwe Mgijima South Africa (1988-08-10) 10 August 1988 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Wicket-keepers
Isaac Dikgale South Africa (1995-05-14) 14 May 1995 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Kyle Verreynne South Africa (1997-05-12) 12 May 1997 (age 23) Right-handed
All-rounders
Ferisco Adams South Africa (1989-07-12) 12 July 1989 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
George Linde South Africa (1991-12-04) 4 December 1991 (age 28) Left-handed Left-arm orthodox
Vernon Philander South Africa (1985-06-24) 24 June 1985 (age 35) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast National contract
Jason Smith South Africa (1994-10-11) 11 October 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Spin Bowlers
Tsepo Ndwandwa South Africa (1995-04-16) 16 April 1995 (age 25) Right-handed Left-arm orthodox
Dane Piedt South Africa (1990-03-06) 6 March 1990 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm off break Captain - (First class and List A cricket)
Mafinki Serame South Africa (1987-01-26) 26 January 1987 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Seam Bowlers
Tladi Bokako South Africa (1993-04-21) 21 April 1993 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Nandre Burger South Africa (1995-08-11) 11 August 1995 (age 25) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast
Rory Kleinveldt South Africa (1983-03-15) 15 March 1983 (age 37) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Limited Overs Only
Akhona Mnyaka South Africa (1999-06-22) 22 June 1999 (age 21) Right-handed Left-arm fast Rookie contract[7]
Mthiwekhaya Nabe South Africa (1995-10-31) 31 October 1995 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Mpilo Njoloza South Africa (1988-12-20) 20 December 1988 (age 31) Right-handed Left-arm medium fast
Thando Ntini South Africa (2000-07-07) 7 July 2000 (age 20) Left-handed Right-arm fast
Dane Paterson South Africa (1989-04-04) 4 April 1989 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Lizaad Williams South Africa (1993-10-01) 1 October 1993 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast

References

  1. ^ "Cricket South Africa - World Sports Betting Cape Cobras". cricket.co.za. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  2. ^ https://capecobras.co.za/meet-the-team/
  3. ^ http://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/records/averages/batting_bowling_by_team.html?id=12624;team=3411;type=tournament
  4. ^ http://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/records/averages/batting_bowling_by_team.html?id=12594;team=3411;type=tournament
  5. ^ http://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/records/averages/batting_bowling_by_team.html?id=12625;team=3411;type=tournament
  6. ^ http://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/records/averages/batting_bowling_by_team.html?id=13189;team=3411;type=tournament
  7. ^ "Cobras confirm signing of rookie bowler Mnyaka". IOL. Retrieved 21 January 2019.

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