Cape Cobras

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Cape Cobras
Cape Cobras logo.svg
Personnel
CaptainSouth Africa Dane Piedt
CoachSouth Africa Ashwell Prince
Team information
ColoursHome      Blue      Yellow Away      Orange      Blue
Founded2005
Home groundNewlands
Capacity22,500
Official website:Cape Cobras

First-class

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T20

The Cape Cobras 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[edit]

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[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Contracted players for the 2019/20 season & amateurs that have represented Cobras in the 2018/19 and 2019/20 seasons[1][2][3][4][5]: 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 30) Left-handed Right-arm offbreak
Janneman Malan South Africa (1996-04-18) 18 April 1996 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Pieter Malan South Africa (1989-08-12) 12 August 1989 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Batsmen
Hashim Amla South Africa (1981-03-31) 31 March 1981 (age 38) Right-handed Right-arm off break Limited overs only
David Bedingham South Africa (1994-04-22) 22 April 1994 (age 25) Right-handed
Zubayr Hamza South Africa (1995-06-19) 19 June 1995 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Simon Khomari South Africa (1991-10-10) 10 October 1991 (age 28) Left-handed Left-arm orthodox
Aviwe Mgijima South Africa (1988-08-10) 10 August 1988 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Wicket-keepers
Isaac Dikgale South Africa (1995-05-14) 14 May 1995 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Kyle Verreynne South Africa (1997-05-12) 12 May 1997 (age 22) Right-handed
All-rounders
Ferisco Adams South Africa (1989-07-12) 12 July 1989 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
George Linde South Africa (1991-12-04) 4 December 1991 (age 27) Left-handed Left-arm orthodox
Vernon Philander South Africa (1985-06-24) 24 June 1985 (age 34) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast National contract
Jason Smith South Africa (1994-10-11) 11 October 1994 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Spin Bowlers
Tsepo Ndwandwa South Africa (1995-04-16) 16 April 1995 (age 24) Right-handed Left-arm orthodox
Dane Piedt South Africa (1990-03-06) 6 March 1990 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm off break Captain - (First class and List A cricket)
Mafinki Serame South Africa (1987-01-26) 26 January 1987 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Seam Bowlers
Tladi Bokako South Africa (1993-04-21) 21 April 1993 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Nandre Burger South Africa (1995-08-11) 11 August 1995 (age 24) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast
Rory Kleinveldt South Africa (1983-03-15) 15 March 1983 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Limited Overs Only
Akhona Mnyaka South Africa (1999-06-22) 22 June 1999 (age 20) Right-handed Left-arm fast Rookie contract[6]
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 30) Right-handed Left-arm medium fast
Thando Ntini South Africa (2000-07-07) 7 July 2000 (age 19) Left-handed Right-arm fast
Dane Paterson South Africa (1989-04-04) 4 April 1989 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Lizaad Williams South Africa (1993-10-01) 1 October 1993 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast

References[edit]

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

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