Cape Cobras

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.

Cape Cobras
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Personnel
CaptainSouth Africa Zubayr Hamza
CoachSouth Africa Ashwell Prince
Team information
ColoursHome   Blue   Yellow Away   Orange   Blue
Founded2005
Home groundNewlands
Capacity22,500
Official websiteCape Cobras

First-class

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T20

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 kitEdit

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.

HonoursEdit

  • 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

SquadEdit

Contracted players for the 2020/2021 Season:[2][3][4][5][6]

Name Nat Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style
Opening Batsmen
Janneman Malan   (1996-04-18) 18 April 1996 (age 24) Right-handed
Pieter Malan   (1989-08-12) 12 August 1989 (age 31) Right-handed
Batsmen
Tony de Zorzi   (1997-08-28) 28 August 1997 (age 23) Left-handed
Isma-eel Gafieldien   (1996-06-05) 5 June 1996 (age 24) Left-handed
Zubayr Hamza   (1995-06-19) 19 June 1995 (age 25) Right-handed
Aviwe Mgijima   (1988-08-10) 10 August 1988 (age 32) Right-handed
Jonathan Bird   (2001-04-11) 11 April 2001 (age 19) Left-handed
Wicket-keepers
Kyle Verreynne   (1997-05-12) 12 May 1997 (age 23) Right-handed
All-rounders
Onke Nyaku   (1994-09-26) 26 September 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm medium
George Linde   (1991-12-04) 4 December 1991 (age 29) Left-handed Left-arm orthodox
Corbin Bosch   (1994-09-10) 10 September 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Jason Smith   (1994-10-11) 11 October 1994 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Calvin Savage   (1993-01-04) 4 January 1993 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Spin Bowlers
Imran Manack   (1991-12-23) 23 December 1991 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm orthodox
Seam Bowlers
Tshepo Moreki   (1993-10-07) 7 October 1993 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Nandre Burger   (1995-08-11) 11 August 1995 (age 25) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast
Ziyaad Abrahams   (1997-03-27) 27 March 1997 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Akhona Mnyaka   (1999-06-22) 22 June 1999 (age 21) Right-handed Left-arm medium-fast

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cricket South Africa - Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras".
  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

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