A quickfire hundred from Stephen Cook put the Highveld Lions in a commanding position against the Knights in Potchefstroom.
Dean Elgar and Stephen Cook starred for their County sides, scoring 113 not out and 64 respectively.
The Proteas lost two quick wickets as they battled to 79 for two at lunch on the first day of the third Test against Sri Lanka, at the Wanderers.
Stephen Cook says the Proteas need to finish the job and clinch a series whitewash against Sri Lanka in the third Test at the Wanderers.
Suranga Lakmal cracked Stephen Cook’s defence and piled pressure on Hashim Amla in one immaculate over to earn our Play of the Day.
A change of tactics ran Sri Lanka off their feet on day three and set up the Proteas total of 351-5, says Stephen Cook.
Proteas opener Stephen Cook is awarded our Play of the Day for his century on day three of the first Test at St George’s Park.
An early collapse by the Proteas left Australia with an undemanding target of 127 to wrap up the day-night Test in Adelaide by seven wickets.
The Proteas will have to take heart their performance in Adelaide four years ago if they are to save the third Test against Australia.
Quinton de Kock and Stephen Cook will need to fight hard on day four as they look to take control in Adelaide on Sunday.
Quinton de Kock continued his rich run of form by smashing 122 in a day-night practice match in Adelaide on Saturday.
The Proteas top order, led by De Kock’s 82, took full control on day one of the second Test against NZ as they piled up 282-3.
Two wickets in the second session gave New Zealand some encouragement after the Proteas had built a solid foundation on day one of the second Test at Centurion.
Stephen Cook and new partner Quinton de Kock put on 100 on the dot at lunch on day one of the second Test against New Zealand.
SA A’s captain Stephen Cook was left disappointed after leaving Australia with a 2-0 defeat in their four-day series against their A side.