Hollywoodbets Dolphins Media Release

 No: DOL1919

9 Sept 2018

Embargo: None

 Written by: Nick Tatham


Hurricanes win the inaugural Dolphins Premier League T20 title

The Hollywoodbets Ethekwini Hurricanes won the inaugural Dolphins Premier League presented by Aucor title, beating the AFFA Holding Tugela Sharks in a thrilling final at Kingsmead on Sunday afternoon.

The Hurricanes set the Chiefs a target of 134 to win the league title after posting 133/8 in their innings.

In reply the Sharks were pinned back by the Hurricanes bowlers and were 14/3 after 5 overs and then reeling at 61/5 after 12 overs, setting up the victory for the Hurricanes.

Hurricanes ace Blayde Capell was named the Batter of the Tournament while Abdul Razaq who took 2/19 for the Sharks in the final took the bowling equivalent, while Thamsanqa Khumalo was named Rookie of the Tournament.
 
In the semi-finals played earlier on Sunday the AFFA Holding Tugela Sharks staged a remarkable fight back in their battle against the Solid Pak PMB Spurs to win by four wickets.

In the second semi-final the Hollywoodbets Ethekwini Hurricanes beat the Aucor Durban Chiefs by ten runs, after posting 116 all out.

FINAL DOLPHINS PREMIER LEAGUE
Hollywoodbets Ethekwini Hurricanes 133/8 (Roelfson 38, Capell 33, Rall 3/22, Razak 2/19) beat the
AFFA Holding Tugela Sharks.

Rookie of the Tournament- Thamsanqa Khumalo
Batter of the Tournament- Blayde Capell
Bowler of the Tournament- Abdul Razaq
MVP of the Tournament- Blayde Capell

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