Dolphins assistant coach Imraan Khan is wary of the Lions, who are smarting from last week’s defeat to the Cape Cobras, ahead of Wednesday’s CSA T20 Challenge fixture at Kingsmead in Durban.
While the Dolphins beat the Knights, the Lions were unable to overcome a Cobras outfit spearheaded by Proteas players Vernon Philander, Dane Paterson and Rory Kleinveldt.
‘You obviously want to win every game and we know that it is a long competition, but if we can win on Wednesday and have a good weekend we will be in a strong position,’ said Khan.
‘We find that if we stick to our processes and concentrate on our game then the result should take care of itself. There are no easy games and Wednesday is going to be a tough one with a number of good players in the Lions side.
‘With that said, the boys have worked hard so far this week and they are looking forward to the challenge.’
The Lions, indeed, will have Proteas opening batsman Reeza Hendricks in the ranks. Hendricks is vying for a berth in South Africa’s squad for the World Cup in the United Kingdom later this year.
‘Generally, this competition is always exciting and fun. I think that this tournament will be no different. Personally, I’m really looking forward to it, I’m excited and I bet that the team is too,’ added Hendricks.
‘I see it as another opportunity for the Lions franchise to try to do well and get another trophy after one already in the bag. Hopefully as a team we can do well and try to claim that trophy.’
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