• Ngam readies for business end of CSA T20 Challenge

    Assistant coach Mfuneko Ngam is confident that the Warriors are peaking at the right time as the 2019 CSA T20 Challenge semi-finals draw near.

    The Warriors currently occupy second position in the tournament’s eight-team standings, after three wins, one loss and four no-results due to inclement weather.

    They beat the Lions by nine wickets at the Wanderers in Johannesburg earlier this week – and will host the Dolphins and Knights on Friday and Sunday respectively.

    ‘Amidst the frustration of the rain, the guys have played two good games of cricket and that has really excited us. I think we’re gaining that momentum and energy just at the right time as the competition heads towards those play-offs,’ said Ngam.

    ‘Every game from now on is a final. We’re taking it one game at a time. If you look at the Dolphins and Knights, they’re not bad sides. We have the Dolphins first and they have always given us good games in the recent past.

    ‘The Knights have been really unlucky with the weather. We’ve had four rained-out matches and they have had five. But I think a 1% improvement in those games will be pleasing.’

    Cricket South Africa, meanwhile, has confirmed that both semi-finals will be contested on 1 May.

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