Eddie Leie tore through the Cobras line-up to put the Highveld Lions into the CSA T20 play-offs.
Captain Stephen Cook’s 77 steered the Highveld Lions to an easy victory in the Momentum One-Day Cup final, beating an under-performing Cape Cobras by eight wickets at Newlands on Sunday.
Points of interest in the Momentum One-Day Cup eliminator between the Highveld Lions and the Warriors in Johannesburg on Wednesday.
Eddie Leie took three wickets and Stephen Cook scored a fifty as the Lions beat the Knights by four wickets in their One-Day Cup match in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis are headline players in the Caribbean Premier League this year.
Alviro Petersen stood like Horatio on the bridge on his way to an unbeaten 172 in the Highveld Lions’ total of 255-9 against the Titans in Potchefstroom on Friday.
When the Warriors collapsed in an untidy heap against the Highveld Lions, the Ram Slam play-off line-up was settled: the Cobras will travel to Durban to face the Dolphins on Wednesday.
Eddie Leie took 5-15 as the Highveld Lions crushed the Knights by 20 runs with an over to spare in a low-scoring Ram Slam T20 match in Bloemfontein on Sunday.
The Highveld Lions won their second Momentum One-Day Cup match of the season, as a fourth Alviro Petersen century guided them to a massive 184-run victory.
The Highveld Lions will have spinner Eddie Leie at their disposal for Friday’s visit to the Dolphins at Kingsmead, but will otherwise plan to change very little after starting the Momentum One-Day Cup with a flourish.
The South African players give their insights after winning the T20 series against India 2-0.
The Proteas will be out to start their tour of India on a positive note in the opening T20 International against India in Dharamsala on Friday evening.
South Africa lost their opening tour match against India A by eight wickets on a batting paradise in Delhi on Tuesday.
Seven Proteas will light up the third edition of the Momentum eKasi Challenge which takes place at the Mamelodi Oval on Wednesday.
After the drawn T20I series against New Zealand, SACricketmag.com looks at five lessons we learned as South Africa build towards next year’s T20 World Cup.