Half-centuries from Eldred Hawken and Farhaan Behardien helped the Titans take a 39-run lead to end on 308 on day two.
The Titans took control of the match on day two. After starting the day with a wicket down and nine on the board, the defending champs found themselves on 47-2, 104-3 and then 134-4. Hawken’s 52 was key to tipping the Titans past the 100-run mark, before he lost his wicket to Okuhle Cele. Theunis de Bruyn was next to go on 34.
Farhaan Behardien took over. Aided by Henry Davids, the pair added 79 runs for the fifth wicket led by a half-century from Behardien. Davids played a supporting role and kept his strike rate at around 30, as the Titans moved past the 200-run mark.
Davids lost his wicket on 35 and Behardien’s role became vital to his side’s innings. He was joined by 22-year-old Rivaldo Moonsamy who could only add 21 before he lost his scalp, the Titans four runs away from the 250-run mark.
Chris Morris’ introduction took the Titans into the lead. But they lost Behardien after a well-played 68 off 150 balls as Calvin Savage picked up his third. Morris only managed 30 to take the Titans to 295, before Kerwin Mungroo picked up his second with Morris’ dismissal.
Savage picked up a fourth and Mungroo his third as the Titans were bowled out for 308 to take a lead of 39.
The Dolphins got themselves to 12-0 after three overs by stumps with a 27-run lead.
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