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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.

Cape Cobras
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Personnel
CaptainSouth Africa Dane Piedt
South Africa JP Duminy
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 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.

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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. Their current kit provider is BAS. Their associate sponsor is local radio station Heart FM.

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 2018/19 season.[1] Players with international caps are listed in bold.

Name Nat Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Opening Batsmen
Janneman Malan   (1996-04-18) 18 April 1996 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Pieter Malan   (1989-08-12) 12 August 1989 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Batsmen
Hashim Amla   (1983-03-31) 31 March 1983 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm medium National contract
David Bedingham   (1994-04-22) 22 April 1994 (age 25) Right-handed
JP Duminy   (1984-04-14) 14 April 1984 (age 35) Left-handed Right-arm off break Captain - (T20 cricket)

National contract

Zubayr Hamza   (1995-06-19) 19 June 1995 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
Simon Khomari   (1991-10-10) 10 October 1991 (age 27) Left-handed Left-arm orthodox
Aviwe Mgijima   (1988-08-10) 10 August 1988 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Wicket-keepers
Kyle Verreynne   (1997-05-12) 12 May 1997 (age 22) Right-handed
All-rounders
Dayyaan Galiem   (1997-01-02) 2 January 1997 (age 22) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Vernon Philander   (1985-06-24) 24 June 1985 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast National contract
Jason Smith   (1994-10-11) 11 October 1994 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Spin Bowlers
George Linde   (1991-12-04) 4 December 1991 (age 27) Left-handed Left-arm orthodox
Dane Piedt   (1990-03-06) 6 March 1990 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm off break Captain - (First class and List A cricket)
Seam Bowlers
Ferisco Adams   (1989-07-12) 12 July 1989 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Tladi Bokako   (1993-04-21) 21 April 1993 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Rory Kleinveldt   (1983-03-15) 15 March 1983 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Akhona Mnyaka   (1999-06-22) 22 June 1999 (age 19) Right-handed Left-arm fast Rookie contract[2]
Mthiwekhaya Nabe   (1995-10-31) 31 October 1995 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Dane Paterson   (1989-04-04) 4 April 1989 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm fast
Lizaad Williams   (1993-10-01) 1 October 1993 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cobras name squad for 2018/19 season". Sport24. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Cobras confirm signing of rookie bowler Mnyaka". IOL. Retrieved 21 January 2019.

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