The Warriors missed a golden chance to get one hand on the Sunfoil Series trophy and instead had to settle for a dramatic draw against the Knights deep on the final day of their clash at Buffalo Park in East London on Sunday.
An outstanding rearguard century by Chris Morris was not enough to deny the Warriors as two late wickets by Jon-Jon Smuts sealed a dramatic 77-run Sunfoil Series win over the Titans at Buffalo Park in East London late on Sunday.
Keshav Maharaj’s career-best bowling figures spurred the Dolphins on to a first Sunfoil Series win of the season as they beat the Warriors by 55 runs on the final day at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.
Cape Cobras captain Dane Piedt was happy to lead from the front as his team were denied a possible win in their Sunfoil Series clash against the Titans in Benoni because of bad light and rain that effectively reduced the four-day match to a three and a half day fixture.
Shaun von Berg grabbed three wickets on the final day as the Titans returned to the top of the Sunfoil Series table with a tame draw against the Cape Cobras at Sahara Park Willowmoore in Benoni on Sunday.
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.