Christiaan Jonker believes he has the ability to finish off games in the No 5 or 6 position in the Proteas side, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
The Warriors enjoyed a triumphant evening at the Eastern Cape Sports Awards.
Thirty games and 120 days’ scheduled play in the Sunfoil Series, and it all came down to a frenetic two days of desperate activity and enforced inactivity, from which the Titans emerged victorious.
Chris Morris’ 6-55 paved the way for the Titans to become the Sunfoil champions after a remarkable two-day match in which they beat the Knights by four wickets.
The Titans dominated their first day’s play against the Knights at Centurion as they made a furious attack to snatch the Sunfoil crown.
Rain prevented play in any of the final three Sunfoil matches, raising the possibility of a lucky lottery if or when any team gets on to the field.
The Warriors fell eight runs short of what would have been a remarkable victory over the Knights, and which would have consolidated their position at the top of the Sunfoil table.
Whatever hopes the Cobras had of gaining a second Sunfoil victory were buried under a mountain of runs as they laboured to 393-3 in Paarl.
A vital century by Farhaan Behardien dragged the initiative away from the Cobras on day two of their Sunfoil Series match at Paarl.
Simon Harmer’s five-for led a Warriors attack which put them in a strong position against the Knights in their Sunfoil match in East London.
With just over five points separating the top four on the Sunfoil Series log, the pressure is on all teams to win in the penultimate matches, starting Thursday.
Jon-Jon Smuts took two wickets off two balls in the dying moments to give the Warriors an incredible Sunfoil victory over the Titans in East London.
The Warriors have a tough decision ahead after they ended day three of their Sunfoil match on 151-1, a lead of 220 over log leaders Titans in East London.
Simon Harmer put the Titans in a spin as they struggled to 111-5, chasing the Warriors’ first innings of 282 in their Sunfoil match in East London.
Gihahn Cloete and Yaseen Vallie underpinned the Warriors’ push for domination over the Titans in their Sunfoil match in East London.