Cape Cobras

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Cape Cobras
Cape Cobras logo.svg
Personnel
CaptainZubayr Hamza
CoachAshwell Prince
Team information
ColoursHome   Blue   Yellow Away   Orange   Blue
Founded2005; 16 years ago (2005)
Home groundNewlands
Capacity22,500
Official websiteCape Cobras

First-class

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T20

The Six Gun Grill 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. They have had the privilege of playing in the Champions League Twenty20.

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.

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 2020/2021 Season:[2][3][4][5][6]

Name Nat Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style
Opening Batsmen
Janneman Malan South Africa (1996-04-18) 18 April 1996 (age 25) Right-handed
Pieter Malan South Africa (1989-08-12) 12 August 1989 (age 32) Right-handed
Batsmen
Tony de Zorzi South Africa (1997-08-28) 28 August 1997 (age 24) Left-handed
Isma-eel Gafieldien South Africa (1996-06-05) 5 June 1996 (age 25) Left-handed
Zubayr Hamza South Africa (1995-06-19) 19 June 1995 (age 26) Right-handed
Aviwe Mgijima South Africa (1988-08-10) 10 August 1988 (age 33) Right-handed
Jonathan Bird South Africa (2001-04-11) 11 April 2001 (age 20) Left-handed
Wicket-keepers
Kyle Verreynne South Africa (1997-05-12) 12 May 1997 (age 24) Right-handed
All-rounders
Onke Nyaku South Africa (1994-09-26) 26 September 1994 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium
George Linde South Africa (1991-12-04) 4 December 1991 (age 29) Left-handed Left-arm orthodox
Corbin Bosch South Africa (1994-09-10) 10 September 1994 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Jason Smith South Africa (1994-10-11) 11 October 1994 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Calvin Savage South Africa (1993-01-04) 4 January 1993 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Spin Bowlers
Imran Manack South Africa (1991-12-23) 23 December 1991 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm orthodox
Seam Bowlers
Tshepo Moreki South Africa (1993-10-07) 7 October 1993 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Nandre Burger South Africa (1995-08-11) 11 August 1995 (age 26) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast
Ziyaad Abrahams South Africa (1997-03-27) 27 March 1997 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Akhona Mnyaka South Africa (1999-06-22) 22 June 1999 (age 22) Right-handed Left-arm medium-fast

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Newlands, Cape Cobras welcome Six Gun Grill as title sponsors – Western Province Cricket Association". Newlandscricket.com. Retrieved 16 November 2021.
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "4-Day Franchise Series, 2018/19 - Cape Cobras Cricket Team Records & Stats". ESPNcricinfo.com. Retrieved 16 November 2021.
  4. ^ "CSA T20 Challenge, 2018/19 - Cape Cobras Cricket Team Records & Stats". ESPNcricinfo.com. Retrieved 16 November 2021.
  5. ^ "Momentum One Day Cup, 2018/19 - Cape Cobras Cricket Team Records & Stats". ESPNcricinfo.com. Retrieved 16 November 2021.
  6. ^ "4-Day Franchise Series, 2019/20 - Cape Cobras Cricket Team Records & Stats". ESPNcricinfo.com. Retrieved 16 November 2021.

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