Cape Cobras coach Ashwell Prince has been counting the cost of some of their catching after the opening half of the Sunfoil Series season as they headed to the four-day break with five draws from five matches.
The Cape Cobras owe much of their success with the bat to the excellent attitudes of individual batsmen who have utilized opportunities expertly, said Justin Ontong, one of the heroes of the Cape side after the first half of the Sunfoil Series competition.
Malusi Siboto and Lungi Ngidi shared seven wickets to pave the way for the Titans to seal the first Sunfoil Series win of the season by thumping the Highveld Lions by nine wickets at the Wanderers Stadium on Wednesday.
Ayavuya Myoli’s four wickets led a spirited fightback from the Highveld Lions as they bounced back on the second day of their Sunfoil Series clash against the Titans at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
Half-centuries by Kyle Verreynne and Dane Piedt ensured the Cape Cobras and VKB Knights were even poised after the third day of their Sunfoil Series clash at the Recreation Ground in Oudtshoorn on Sunday.
Jon-Jon Smuts and Tabraiz Shamsi shared six wickets to leave the Cape Cobras in a spin before bad light saved them from potential defeat against the Warriors on the final day of their Sunfoil Series clash at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.
A century from opener Eddie Moore meant the Warriors were in control after the first day of the new Sunfoil Series season after they closed on 269 for four against the Highveld Lions at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday.